News & Updates

Colin Crowley
February 21, 2022

As a Regional Director, Colin is responsible for leading the company’s business strategy and growth plans, including project delivery for the South of Ireland and Europe. Colin is a graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology with a BSc degree in Construction Management and Engineering, and later, an MBA from University College, Cork. He has over […]

Gary Howard
February 21, 2022

Gary joined John Paul Construction in 2016 as a Contracts Manager to lead our Mission Critical business and progressed to Associate Director in 2021. Gary graduated from UCD in 2001 with a BA (Hons) and subsequently completed an Advanced Diploma in Project Management, a Diploma in Construction Law and an Executive MBA from Liverpool John […]

Michael Kelly
February 21, 2022

Michael is a Chartered Civil Engineer who graduated from UCD before beginning his career as a site engineer. He progressed through the ranks and worked on projects in Ireland and Poland as a project manager before joining John Paul Construction in 2014. Michael has been involved in many of our most prestigious projects, from tender […]

Bruce Lupton-Smith
February 21, 2022

Bruce has over 35 years’ experience working in the Irish, UK and South African construction industries.  He spent the first 12 years of his career working for leading contractors in South Africa and the UK, in the civil, industrial and commercial sectors, before joining us in 1999 as a Senior Contracts Manager. He was appointed Associate […]

Mike McLoughlin
April 27, 2022

Mike graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from UCD, before joining John Paul Construction where he worked in engineering and project management roles for over 10 years. He has completed Postgraduate Diplomas in both Health and Safety in Construction and Project Management at Trinity College Dublin. He was appointed Health & Safety Manager in […]

Keith McConville
February 21, 2022

Keith, a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, joined John Paul Construction in 2003 as a graduate and developed his skills as a Quantity Surveyor at various levels within the company. He graduated from Limerick IT with a BSc in Construction Economics and Management, and later an MSc in Strategic Procurement from DCU. He has experience in both […]

Mark O’Shea
February 21, 2022

Mark joined us in 2004 and has progressed through the company, culminating in being appointed Associate Director in 2020. Mark is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Building and graduated from IT Tralee in 1993. He has over 30 years’ experience in construction management working for various leading main contractors, and has been […]

Conrad Shannon
February 21, 2022

Conrad graduated from London Southbank University with an honours degree in Quantity Surveying and has over 34 years’ construction industry experience. He has also completed a professional diploma in arbitration at UCD, along with a post-graduate certificate in adjudication at NUI Maynooth. Conrad spent the first half of his career gaining extensive experience working with […]

Brian Stafford
February 21, 2022

Brian is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 35 years’ experience working in both the Irish and UK construction industries. He spent the first three years of his career developing his skills as a Quantity Surveyor in London, working on private and public sector projects in both civil engineering and building disciplines. In 1990 he […]