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 100 staff comprising a number of departments including Planning, Environment, Ecology, Ornithology, Land Solutions, 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

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

Pat Roberts
Principal Ecologist
Ecology Team

Jimmy Green
Principal Planner
Planning Team

John McGarry
Project Director
Land Solutions

Adam Scott
Graduate Environmental Scientist

Áine Bourke
Planner

Aisling Finnegan
Administration Manager

Alan Barry
Land Agent

Andrew O’Donoghue
Ornithologist

Anna O’Gara
Administrator

Aoife Joyce
Bat Ecologist

Aran Von Der Geest Moroney
Graduate Ecologist

Audrey Williams
Landscape Architect

Cathal Bergin
Graduate Ecologist

Celine Hughes
Office Administrator

Cillian Burke
GIS Technician

Claire Stephens
Ecologist

Colin Murphy
Graduate Ecologist

Conor Rowlands
Graduate Ornithologist

Dáire O’Shaughnessy
Environmental Scientist

Darragh Buckley
Graphics Technician

David McGrane
Graduate Planner

David Naughton
Ecologist

David Shannon
Planner

Donnacha Woods
Project Ornithologist

Eamonn O’Flynn
Project Manager

Éilis Hogan
Field Ornithologist

Ellen Costello
Environmental Scientist

Eoin Hurst
Environmental Engineer

Eoin McCarthy
Senior Environmental Scientist

Eoin O’Sullivan
Senior Environmental Scientist

Georgina Mooney
Graduate Ecologist

George Hanley
Land Agent

Holly Witter
GIS Technician

Hugo Fitzpatrick
Planner

Ian Hynes
Ecologist

Inga Reich
Ecologist

Jack Kennedy
Ornithologist

Jack Smith
Graduate Environmental Scientist

Jack Workman
Environmental Scientist

James Newell
CAD & Graphics Technician

Joanne Beirne
IT Engineer

Jonah Gaine
Ornithologist

Jordan Baxter
Planner

Joseph O’Brien
CAD Technician

Kamil Ronda
IT Technician

Karen Mulryan
Environmental Scientist

Kathryn Sheridan
Ornithologist

Keith Costello
Graduate Ecologist

Kevin McElduff
Graduate Ecologist

Laoise Kelly
Ecologist

Laura McEntegart
Graduate Ecologist

Lisa Buckley
Graduate Ecologist

Lucy Hammond
Planner

Lee Dark
Ornithologist

Lorraine Meehan
Senior Environmental Scientist

Madeline Larkin
Senior Project Manager

Margaux Pierrel
Ornithologist

Meabhann Crowe
Project Planner

Michael Dineen
Graduate Planner

Neansaí O’Donovan
Graduate Ecologist

Niall Quane
Graduate Land Agent

Nessa Lee
Graduate Ornithologist

Dr. Nicola Largey
Research Ornithologist

Orla McCafferty
Graduate Planner

Órla Murphy
Project Environmental Scientist

Owen Cahill
Senior Environmental Engineer

Padraig Cregg
Senior Ornithologist

Padraig Webb
Ornithologist

Pamela Harty
Senior Planner

Patrick Ellison
Peoject Ecologist

Patrick Hehir
Project Environmental Scientist

Patrick Manley
Ornithologist

Patrick McKeon
Land Agent

Patrick O’Boyle
Graduate Ecologist

Rachel Walsh
Graduate Ecologist

Rebecca Higgins
Accounts & Administrative Assistant

Róisín Towe
Graduate Ornithologist

Sarah Mullen
Ecologist

Sean McCarthy
Senior Planner

Sibeal Fallon
Graduate Ecologist

Simon Duff
Graduate Ornithologist

Susan Doyle
Ornithologist

Tim Murphy
Graduate Ecologist

Thomas Blackwell
Senior Environmental Consultant

Tom Rea
Ornithologist

Tom Ryan
Ornithologist

Viorel Anitei
Graduate Ecologist
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