Our Team

Aidan O’Connell – Managing Director
Aidan O’Connell is a Chartered Civil Engineer with additional university qualifications in geotechnical engineering and project management and has over 26 years experience in the Construction Industry. Aidan commenced his career with Wimpey in the UK culminating in the creation of his own Practice in 1996. Aidan has been the chairman of the Midland Region of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland and is an “Expert Contributor” to NSAI. Aidan is actively acting as an expert in major litigation cases in the UK  and Ireland and would be well known to all leading Insurance companies as a civil / structural expert with particular expertise on Pyritic Heave.

Brian Byrne – Director
Brian Byrne, BSc. Const., MIEI, is a Director of Aidan O’Connell and Associates with over 20 years experience and has worked for the company for the past 13 years on a number of various Civil and Construction projects. Brian has been responsible for the drainage design of all of our residential and commercial developments in this time and is currently responsible for overseeing the production of the documentation required in the pyrite remediation process. Brian is a member of Engineers Ireland and is currently acting as an “Expert Contributor” to NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland).


Emmett O’Reilly – Associate Director
Emmett O’Reilly is a Chartered Engineer and Associate Director of Aidan O’Connell and Associates. Emmett has over 15 years’ experience in the design, management and supervision of a variety of Civil and Structural Engineering projects. Emmett also manages the specialist insurance division within Aidan O’Connell advising all leading insurance companies as a civil/structural Expert, on property damage claims due to structural defects, fire damage, subsidence, vehicular impact and various other causes.


Keith Atkinson – Civil & Structural Engineer
Keith Atkinson is a Civil & Structural Engineer with over 15 years of experience in the construction sector throughout Ireland. Keith graduated from D.I.T. Bolton Street with a B.E. in Structural Engineering and currently holds two Postgraduate Diplomas from Trinity College Dublin, one in Project Management and another in Applied Building Repair & Conservation. Prior to joining Aidan O’Connell & Associates, Keith worked primarily as a Precast Concrete Specialist. Over the last number of years Keith has been working primarily within the Specialist Insurance Division.


Andrew Gee – Associate
Andrew Gee has 12 years experience in the field of Engineering having commenced working with Aidan O’Connell and Associates in 2000. Over the last number of years Andrew has been involved in the preparation of Tender / Construction packages as well as the inspection of structures involving insurance claims and preparation of reports.

Colin Scott – Civil/Structural Engineer
Colin Scott is a Chartered Engineer with over 15 year experience in the design, management and supervision of a variety of Civil and Structural engineering projects. Colin has held senior engineering positions with leading consultancies in Scotland and Dublin specialising in industrial, commercial and residential developments. Colin is currently over seeing the structural remediation of Pyrite affected properties in Ireland and is an “Expert Contributor” to NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) and is also the head of our new Dublin office.