Vice President: Peter Quinn

Vice President Peter Quinn

MSc EUR ING CEng FIEI MICE MCIHT, Chartered Engineer

Peter was awarded a BSc degree in Civil Engineering from QUB 1977. He commenced his professional career in Belfast where he worked as a site engineer on heavy marine construction, offshore at Cloghan Point Jetty on Whiteabbey Shore Road and on urban motorway construction on Belfast’s West-link.

Vice President Peter Quinn

Vice President Peter Quinn, Engineers Ireland

From 1980 to 1982, Peter managed the earthworks and bridge construction teams on a road project in northern Nigeria. On return to Ireland in 1982 he joined Monaghan County Council where he worked on water, housing and national roads projects as designer, resident engineer and project manager until 2000.

Through part-time study Peter graduated from QUB in 1985 with an MSc and was awarded the title Chartered Engineer the same year. He is a Eur Ing, a Chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation. He became a Fellow of Engineers Ireland in 2007. 

Peter is the director of P G Quinn Ltd, a civil/structural engineering consultancy in County Tyrone. He has three sons; John is a Senior IT team leader in Sydney, Australia while David and Aidan are both structural engineers on the Earthquake Recovery Programme in Christchurch, New Zealand. David was a finalist in the Engineers Ireland Chartered Engineer of the Year Awards in 2014.

Peter is an enthusiastic Tyrone football supporter and was a Sigerson team player for QUB.