• Denise Kennedy

    Construction Consultant

    Construction Consultant


    +353 91 594777

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    Denise is a chartered engineer with over 21 years’ experience working in the Irish Construction Industry. In recent years she has been Project Director and lead Technical Advisor on numerous Design Build and PPP Projects, playing a key role in the delivery of Technical Advisory (“TA”) services to her clients. Denise has also acted as Project Director and design lead on numerous employer designed projects in the residential, educational, healthcare, industrial, civic and commercial sectors. She holds an LLM in Construction Law, Arbitration and Adjudication. Denise has experience acting for parties involved in dispute resolution processes and is a certified mediator.

    Denise has considerable experience working on challenging urban developments and working on projects involving protected structures.

    Representative project experience:

    • Project Director Civil and Structural Lead for the provision of Technical Advisory services for the Courts PPP Programme for the NDFA, which comprises the development of seven Courthouses, five of which incorporate protected building structures.
    • Project Director for the provision of Civil and Structural Technical Advisory services for School Bundle 5 PPP for the NDFA.
    • Project Director for the provision of Civil and Structural Technical Advisory services for the HSE/NDFA Primary Care Centre PPP.
    • Project Director and lead Civil and Structural Technical Advisor for the Human Biology Building at NUI Galway (GCCC DB Contract).
    • Project Director and lead Civil and Structural Technical Advisor for the Adult Acute Mental Health Unit at University Hospital Galway (GCCC BD Contract).
    • Worked as Project Director on numerous Design Build (DB) and Employer designed projects including; School Bundle 3 (DB); Decentralisation Offices, Roscommon Town (DB); Decentralisation Offices and New Town Council Offices in Tipperary Town (DB); New Blood and Tissue Integrated Medical Laboratory Facility at University Hospital, Galway; Residential Developments in Roscam, Galway; Commercial Development in Knocknacarra, Galway; Refurbishment of Druid Theatre, Galway; Ballycroy Visitor Centre, Mayo;
    • Worked as lead civil/structural engineer on numerous projects including; the Morgan Hotel, Temple Bar; Trinity Hall Student Accommodation, Dartry; Car showroom, Longmile Road, Dublin; Industrial Development, New Nangor Road, Dublin; Fr Griffin Road Mixed Use Development, Galway; Office Development, Adelaide Road; Commercial Development, Mainguard Street, Galway; Extensions to Medtronic, Galway; Ballinasloe Swimming Pool; Longford Swimming Pool; Mixed Development, Barna, Galway;
    • Oversaw the delivery of civil/structural engineering services in her capacity as Sector Director on a range of projects including; Structural Design Service on the N7 at Annaholty and Drominaboy Bogs; numerous Commercial Developments in Galway city and county;; IDA Developments in Sligo, Castlebar and Nenagh; HSE projects; and numerous School projects.


    Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street (BScEng (Hons) & DipEng)
    Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen (LLM in Construction Law, Arbitration and Adjudication)


    Chartered Engineer with Engineers Ireland (CEng)
    Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
    Member of the Mediators Institute of Ireland (MMII)

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