Brendan joined TOBIN in 2003 having previously worked for Roscommon County Council and with TOBIN as a student. Brendan is a specialist in project development and has worked on a large number of civil engineering and infrastructure projects including housing, warehousing, commercial, sports facilities and waste management. He has worked on planning applications, fire safety certificates, waste permits, and civil engineering contract documents bringing projects from feasibility through to completion of construction. Significant project examples are Connacht GAA, East Galway Landfill and Galway Harbour Extension (GHE).
TOBIN are lead consultants for the GHE project and Brendan was the co-ordinator of the contributors for the EIS, planning application and for the Oral Hearing for this project. This involved consultations with the stakeholders and statutory bodies in the process. GHE is a Strategic Infrastructure Development (SID) project lodged directly to An Bord Pleanala and is likely to use the IROPI route under Article 6(4) of the European Habitats Directive. Brendan has presented and lectured in relation to this project. Brendan is currently the Safety Representative for the B&I division in the Galway Office and part of the Sustainability Team at TOBIN.
Brendan has always been a sports enthusiast and has played football at all levels for his native Ballyhaunis and is a keen Mayo football supporter. More recently, he has become involved with his local Oranmore-Maree Club.