About MKO2020-03-03T12:14:10+00:00

What We Do  

Our large multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals have the necessary skills and expertise to successfully manage the most complex of projects.  Our clients are the focus of everything we do. We respond promptly to their ever-changing needs by delivering a cost-effective, dynamic and quality–driven service, on time and within budget. We provide a wide range of services to both public and private sector clients. Our public-sector experience spans projects completed on behalf of Government Departments, Local Authorities and State Agencies.

Our services to private sector clients cross a wide range of industries, including: energy, construction, transport, tourism, commercial and residential development, education, healthcare, waste management and leisure.

Our Values

Values are the fundamental guiding principles for what MKO does, and how we do it.

Quality

Fit for purpose

Flexibility

Find ways to get the job done

Teamwork

Trust and support each other to deliver

Confidence

‘Can Do’ attitude

Integrity

Do the right thing

Who We Are

MKO is a company of over 65 staff comprising a number of departments including Planning, Environment, Ecology, Ornithology, Estates & Project Management and Finance & Administration. We are a long-established business based in Galway city with staff nationwide and are renowned in our field of expertise.

Brian Keville
Environmental Director

Gus McCarthy
Planning Director

Michael Watson
Project Director
Environmental Team

Colm Ryan
Project Director
Planning Team

Pat Roberts
Principal Ecologist
Ecology Team

Dervla O’Dowd
Project Director
Ornithology Team

John Hynes
Project Director
Ecology Team

Regina Madden
Finance & Operations Manager

Noel Stapleton
Project Director
Estates & Project Management Team

Aisling Finnegan
Administration Manager

Andrew O’Donoghue
Ornithologist

Aoife Crowe
Graduate Ornithologist

Aoife Joyce
Graduate Bat Ecologist

Celine Hughes
Office Administrator

Ciara McGuinness
Project Planner

Colin Delahunt
Graduate Ornithologist

Clíodhna Bourke
Planner

Darío Fernández-Bellon
Senior Research Ornithologist

Darragh Buckley
Graphics Technician

David McNicholas
Senior Ecologist

David Naughton
Ecologist

Eamonn O’Flynn
Project Manager

Ella O’Brien
Planner

Ellen Costello
Administrator

Eoin Gilson
Environmental Scientist

Eoin Hurst
Environmental Engineer

Eoin McCarthy
Senior Environmental Scientist

Eoin O’Sullivan
Senior Environmental Scientist

Ian Hynes
Ecologist

Jack Kennedy
Ornithologist

James Newell
CAD & Graphics Technician

Jimmy Green
Senior Planner

Joanna Mole
Chartered Landscape Architect

John Hehir
Ornithologist

John McGarry
Director – Land Solutions

Dr. John Staunton
Project Environmental Scientist

Jordan Baxter
Planner

Joseph O’Brien
CAD Technician

Julie O’Sullivan
Ecologist

Karen Mulryan
Environmental Scientist

Katie Pender
Graduate Ecologist

Laoise Kelly
Ecologist

Lee Dark
Ornithologist

Lorraine Meehan
Senior Environmental Scientist

Luke Dodebier
Graduate Bat Ecologist

Madeline Larkin
Senior Project Manager

Margaux Pierrel
Ornithologist

Meabhann Crowe
Project Planner

Órla Murphy
Project Environmental Scientist

Owen Cahill
Project Environmental Engineer

Pamela Harty
Senior Planner

Patrick Hehir
Project Environmental Scientist

Patrick Manley
Ornithologist

Paul Sweeney
Planner

Sarah Mullen
Ecologist

Sean McCarthy
Senior Planner

Stephen Corrigan
Environmental Scientist

Thomas Blackwell
Senior Environmental Consultant

Tom Ryan
Ornithologist
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