About MKO2019-06-10T09:39:20+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 just over 55 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
Project Director
Ecology Team

Dervla O’Dowd
Project Director
Ornithology Team

Regina Madden
Finance & Operations Manager

Noel Stapleton
Project Director
Estates & Project Management Team

Aisling Finnegan
Administration Manager

Alan Bannon
Planner

Andrew O’Donoghue
Ornithologist

Aoife Crowe
Graduate Ornithologist

Celine Hughes
Office Administrator

Ciara McGuinness
Planner

Clíodhna Bourke
Planner

David McNicholas
Senior Ecologist

David Naughton
Ecologist

Ella O’Brien
Planner

Eoin Gilson
Environmental Scientist

Eoin McCarthy
Senior Environmental Scientist

Eoin O’Sullivan
Senior Environmental Scientist

Ian Hynes
Ecologist

James Newell
CAD & Graphics Technician

James Owens
Ecologist

Jimmy Green
Senior Planner

Joanna Mole
Chartered Landscape Architect

Joe Kelly
Ornithologist

John Hehir
Ornithologist

John Hynes
Senior Ecologist

Dr. John Staunton
Project Environmental Scientist

Joseph O’Brien
CAD Technician

Julie O’Sullivan
Ecologist

Kathryn Blade
Landscape Architect

Laoise Kelly
Ecologist

Lorraine Meehan
Senior Environmental Scientist

Madeline Larkin
Senior Project Manager

Meabhann Crowe
Project Planner

Órla Murphy
Environmental Scientist

Owen Cahill
Project Environmental Engineer

Pamela Harty
Project Planner

Patrick Hehir
Project Environmental Scientist

Patrick Manley
Ornithologist

Paul Sweeney
Planner

Sarah Mullen
Ecologist

Sean McCarthy
Project Planner

Stephen Corrigan
Environmental Scientist

Tom Ryan
Ornithologist

Dr. Úna Nealon
Project Ecologist
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