AECOM would like to thank all contributors involved with Routes to a Resilient Tomorrow. Here we list their expertise, experience and contact details.


Derval Cummins_BWDerval Cummins, Director, Transportation

Derval leads our transportation advisory services across UK and ROI. With over 30 years’ global experience delivering innovative solutions to transport clients, her capability spans economic and financial analysis, governance, risk management, customer service, contracting, operations, planning and engineering. She is currently working on strategic schemes for the National Transport Authority, Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Dublin Airport Authority.

Shane Dunny_BWShane Dunny, Regional Director, Transportation

Shane leads AECOM’s transport planning team on the island of Ireland. As a Chartered Engineer he has over 16 years’ experience in developing numerous strategies, policies and projects for clients in addition to providing support in the planning and delivery of major transport infrastructure. Shane is highly motivated, creative and results orientated, and has worked on high profile projects throughout Ireland, UK, Australia and across Europe.


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John O’Regan, Director

John is regional leader in ROI for all of AECOM’s disciplines associated with buildings and places. John leads a team of over 100 consultants, delivering projects nationally from offices in Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork. As a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and project manager, his experience ranges from commercial buildings for FDI clients, to large scale public sector and public-private partnership projects. John’s specialist skills include establishing the appropriate conditions for project success and early stage strategic cost and procurement advice.



Damien-Lambert_BWDamien Lambert, Associate Director, Transportation

Damien is a highly experienced certified project manager and engineer with over 16 years’ experience. He has extensive background leading teams and supporting large organisations develop strategies, improve processes and deliver on capital investment. With a proven record of large-scale project delivery, he offers specific expertise in new technology introduction, design review, business case development and change management.


Colm Tully_BWColm Tully, Regional Director, Infrastructure

Colm has over 15 years’ local and international experience in managing major complex infrastructure projects and programmes in the construction industry, with various delivery models. As a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and infrastructure lead for the Republic of Ireland, he is responsible for growth, people and skills across AECOM’s programme, project and cost management (PPC) services within aviation, rail, highways, water and energy sectors.


Tomas Kelly
Tomás Kelly, Director, Cost Management

As a chartered quantity surveyor, Tomás coordinates cost management service across our regional offices within ROI. Tomás heads up AECOM’s Irish Research Department which conducts internal research and projects commissioned by external bodies. His experience ranges from delivering health and education projects to commercial and industrial schemes, with clients including Health Service Executive, National University of Ireland Galway and the IDA.


Jody WilkinsonJody Wilkinson, Director, Project and Cost Management

Jody has 18 years’ experience delivering project and cost management services in many sectors including leisure, tourism, commercial and retail. He is commercially aware with a good appreciation of how effective project management can assist with budgetary constraints. Recent clients have included Belfast City Council, BBC, Belfast Metropolitan College and Northern Ireland Water. Jody is involved in our push to become a Net Zero Carbon business, a priority for AECOM.


Catherine MurrayDr Catherine Murray, Associate Director, Economics

As an economist, Catherine brings critical assessment and systems-thinking approaches to her work, while retaining a strong research focus and attention to detail. She returned to Dublin after working in New Zealand as an economic expert for 14 years across both public and private sectors. She has recently completed labour market analysis for the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, policy evaluation for the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, and advises Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Irish Water on project and programme appraisal and evaluation.


Stokes_Charles_001Charles Stokes, Regional Director, Architecture

For over 20 years, Charles has specialised in the management, design and co-ordination of major development control plans and complex healthcare projects at various stages within the design process. His expertise spans a wide range of healthcare settings including acute, mental health, women and children and maternity facilities. He currently leads design teams responsible for the delivery of the New Childrens’ Hospital and the new Maternity Hospital, Belfast for Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.



Joe Seymour Head of Streets and Traffic, UK and IrelandJoe seymour

Joe Seymour has over 25 years’ experience as a transportation professional
in both the public and private sector. He has particular expertise in traffic engineering, having been responsible for the design of over 1,000 kilometres
of bus and cycle priority schemes and various urban improvement schemes in Europe, Middle East and Africa. His skills are across all stages in the development of these urban transportation schemes, from feasibility through to hand over. He currently leads AECOM’s Streets team, which has 300 professionals located throughout the UK and Ireland mainly delivering sustainable transport projects for urban authorities.


Nick perrin, technical director, roads, UK and Ireland

Nick Perrin

Nick Perrin has over 20 years’ experience of all stages of infrastructure project
development and has delivered roads projects for a range of clients having worked
across UK and Ireland. He has an extensive knowledge of road scheme feasibility studies, optioneering, design and construction and has gained an excellent appreciation for ever changing objectives and the competing demand of large project delivery. In his current
role as District Sector Lead, Nick manages the performance of a variety of road projects
across Ireland and Scotland, with an increasing focus on active modes.


Ian Gillies, Director, Renewable Energy and Energy Transitions,
UK and Ireland

Ian is a civil engineer by background and has worked on energy, energy storage and water supply projects around the world. He manages a team of engineers and scientists involved in diverse projects, from providing low carbon energy advice to industrial concerns, through to the
deployment of carbon capture technology and design of renewable generation and energy storage infrastructure.


David McKillen, Technical Director, Dams and Reservoirs, UK and ireland
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David manages teams across the UK&I covering all aspects of dam and reservoir engineering.
He also leads teams covering general civil infrastructure, water and wastewater engineering construction and related planning and environmental impacts.

As a member of the Supervising Panel of Engineers under the UK Reservoirs Act 1975 for over 20 years, he is currently involved in the safety management of over 95 reservoirs across Ireland.