Rowan Engineering Consultants has been awarded the much sought after CPD Accredited Employer Standard by Engineers Ireland in recognition of its continuing professional development (CPD) strategy.

Founded in 1998 by Tom Rowan, the multi-disciplinary company specialises in forensic engineering and environmental & sustainability consultancy. With offices in Trim, Co. Meath, Oranmore, Co. Galway and the Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin, Rowan’s engineers and scientists provide a wide range of expertise to clients throughout Ireland and Europe.

At the CPD accreditation parchment presentation at Rowan’s headquarters in Trim, Co. Meath, Tom Rowan, Managing Director of Rowan, stated: “We are delighted to achieve the Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard. The continuing professional development programme will provide the framework to support our existing culture to continuously develop our team’s skills, competencies, and knowledge. This in turn provides our clients with the confidence that Rowan can assist them to achieve their environmental, sustainability and forensic goals."

Pictured at the CPD Accreditation parchment presentation at Rowan’s headquarters are (L-R) Damien Owens, Director General of Engineers Ireland, Stephen Flood, Forensic Director and Tom Rowan, Managing Director of Rowan.

Commenting on the importance of the CPD Accredited Employer Standard, Stephen Flood, Forensic Director at Rowan, added: “This accreditation will enable Rowan to continually raise our standards and provide our team with a challenging and rewarding working environment. We know that investment in our team’s continued professional development is essential to retaining, attracting, and developing excellent, personable people, maintaining our competitive edge, and fulfilling our vision to: ‘Complete excellent work and achieve our business goals, while maintaining our sense of humour and work/life balance.’”

Congratulating Rowan, Damien Owens, Director General of Engineers Ireland, said: “On behalf of Engineers Ireland, I am pleased to award Rowan Engineers Ireland’s CPD Accredited Employer Standard. Rowan has positioned itself as a strategic and innovative employer, ensuring that people development is central to growth.

“Rowan’s culture of ongoing development, learning and knowledge sharing has undoubtedly contributed to its success, and it is my hope that the company will continue to benefit from the strategic approach facilitated by the CPD Accredited Employer Standard,” Mr Owens added.

The Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer standard is a strategic framework which enables engineers and engineering employers to raise competency levels and deliver tangible business benefits by investing in engineers through continuing professional development. For more information, visit: