Judging Panel

An independent panel of recognised and expert judges, drawn from academia, business and broader related sectors will determine the winners of the Irish Construction Industry Awards.

We understand the importance of a fair and objective judging process. That's why we assemble a prestigious panel of industry leaders, renowned for their extensive knowledge, enthusiasm, and expertise in the construction industry.

Our selection process is meticulous. Judges are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and declare any potential conflicts of interest. Entries with conflicts are reassigned, ensuring complete impartiality.

A comprehensive judging process has been developed to decide the winners of the Irish Construction Industry Awards

This unwavering commitment to integrity is the foundation of our awards programme. Become a part of recognising industry excellence. If you're interested in joining the judging panel, email your details to judges@businessriver.com

2024 Judging Panel

Daniel Clarke Hagan (Judging Coordinator)

Programme Chair / Lecturer, Atlantic Technical University

Experienced Practitioner, Lecturer and Researcher in Construction Project Management. Prior to entering academia, I spent many years in the Construction Industry. VIEW MORE

Barry McAuley (Judging Coordinator)

Head of Geospatial Surveying and Digital Construction, Technological University Dublin

Dr. Barry McAuley is a Chartered Construction Project Manager and Head of Digital Construction and Geospatial Surveying at the Technological University Dublin’s School of Surveying and Construction Innovation. VIEW MORE

Alan Fogarty

Partner, Cundall

Alan is specialised in Sustainable design. His focus recently has been on the design of net zero carbon buildings, that delivers a comfortable environment for the occupants without compromising the use of the space. Alan is particularly interested in alternatives to heat pumps. VIEW MORE

Derry Kearney

Partner, Cundall

Derry is a Partner at Cundall where he is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the Irish business. VIEW MORE

Davitt Lamon

Lecturer & Researcher, TU Dublin

Davitt is a Lecturer and Researcher at TU Dublin, specializing in Architectural Technology and BIM. He serves as Skill Competition Manager for WorldSkills International and is a former Associate Director at an Irish architectural firm, focusing on merging data science with construction practices. VIEW MORE

Aidan McGovern

Chartered Engineer, OPW

Aidan is currently serving as a senior Engineer and Project Manager on Capital Projects within OPW. He has extensive experience in all types of construction projects and construction procurement. VIEW MORE