Laura holds the position of Project Hydrogeologist within TOBIN’s Environment and Planning Division. She completed her M.Sc in Hydrogeology at the University of Strathclyde in 2015 and has been working professionally since. Laura’s work experience includes environmental impact assessment reports (EIARs); ground investigation on green and brownfield sites; logging of soil and rock material; contaminated land assessment; hydrogeoenvironmental assessment; conceptual site modelling; groundwater resources including well design and supervision of well drilling, pump tests, decommissioning of wells and delineating zone of contributions for drinking water supplies.
Since joining TOBIN in 2020, Laura has been working with Irish Water on the National Water Resources Plan as a groundwater resource planner. This involves a desk-based assessment of several of Ireland’s existing water supplies as well as assessing the potential for the exploration and development of new groundwater resources. Laura is a professional member of the Institute of Geologists of Ireland and a member of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (Irish Group).
In her free time, Laura enjoys going to the gym, walking and swimming, watching movies and socialising with family and friends. She enjoys travelling and has visited several European countries including North America and India, and spent several weeks working in Malawi, Africa.