Council

The governance of Engineers Ireland is vested in Council subject to the provisions of the Charter, of the Bye-laws and to the resolutions of Special General Meetings. The Engineers Ireland Council is made up of the Officer Group, Chairpersons of certain key committees, elected members and representatives of the regional and divisional spread of the organisation.

Orla Feely - President
Maurice Buckley - Past President
John Power - Vice President
Edmond Harty - Vice President

John Jordan - Chair, Finance Committee
Stephen Seymour - Chair, Board of Examiners, (BEX)
Richard Crowe - Chair, Membership Qualification Board, (MQB)

Siobhan Kennedy
April Mangan
Cormac Bradley
Diarmuid Ó Briain 
Aisling Davis
Denise McMahon
Richard McCormack
Aidan Smyth
Mark McKeown
Darren Dowling
Colm Ennis
Jeffrey Roe

Pat Donnellan
Michel Grandgeorge
Barry Lowe
Barry Mulvey
Cristina Paduano
Veronica Sesoko

Laurence Lett - South East Representative
John O’Gorman - North West Representative
Gerard McGirr - Northern Representative
Amanda-Jane Gainford - North East Representative
John Cunningham - Midland Representative
Michael Bassett - Donegal Representative
Valerie Fenton - Cork Representative
Magdalena Hajdukiewicz - West Representative
George McMahon - An Ríocht (Kerry) Representative
John Coleman - Thomond Representative
Philip Gray - GB Representative
Joe Walsh - Australia/ New Zealand Representative

Bróna Carroll - Agriculture & Food Engineering
Suzanne O'Rourke - Biomedical
Martin McCarthy - Chemical & Process Engineering
Denis Crowley - Civil
Orla Burke - Electrical & Electronic
Barry Cullen - Energy-Environment
Seamus McArevey - Fire & Safety
Claire Hughes - Public Sector
Robert Simpson - Mechanical & Manufacturing
Orla Lonergan - Structures & Construction

Specific Duties and Powers Reserved to Council

  • Election of the Executive Board
  • Deliberating on strategic planning and policy issues in order to inform and advise the Executive Board
  • Final approval of any proposals prepared by the Executive Board in relation to changes to: the Code of Ethics and disciplinary procedures; Membership Regulations; Membership Subscriptions; Changes to Bye-laws; Changes to the Charter and legislation; New Regional Branches, Engineering Divisions and Societies or modifications to existing; Regional Branches, Engineering Divisions and Societies; Any amendment to the Guidelines for Regional Branches, Engineering Divisions and Societies; Annual Budget and Annual Accounts
  • Nomination of candidates for Vice President
  • Election of Honorary Fellows
  • Calling Special General Meetings and Ordinary General Meetings
  • Conduct of elections to Council

Council meeting reports

The Council of Engineers Ireland meets regularly. 

A summary of matters considered at meetings during the 2021–2022 session is available to members of the Institute. Please log in as a member by clicking the button below to access the reports.

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