Project Co-ordinator, Grangegorman Development Agency
Shay is a Chartered Engineer and has over 26 years working in the Construction Industry having qualified as a civil engineering from NUIG in 1992. Over his career he progressed from site engineer through to Contracts manager. He worked mostly with contractors and spent over 13 years with Laing O’Rourke construction. He has a vast experience in all aspects of construction ranging from civil, structural, high rise, motorway construction, waste water, mixed use developments, railway works etc. He has worked on and managed some prestigious projects both here in Ireland and in the UK. Notable projects include 42 story Citi Bank tower in Canary Wharf, Tullamore Dew Whiskey Distillery, Adamstown Railway Station, West Quay Shopping Centre in Southampton, Capel Building, Plot N14 in the Olympic Village to name but a few.
In recent years he joined the Grangegorman Development Agency as a project Co-ordinator where he is responsible for managing and co-ordinating the two new DIT quad building that had just recently commenced to the value of €220 million. The Grangegorman Quarter when completed will contain the new campus for DIT along with HSE residential and Primary Care Centre.