EDC appoints Conor McGinn as Executive Director

EDC has appointed Conor McGinn as Executive Director of its Dublin office. Conor is a Chartered M&E Design Engineer with over 18 years of working as an engineer in the construction industry in Ireland, UK and Canada.

Conor’s experience spans contracting, consulting, and commercial project management with previous roles with Delap & Waller, Ethos, Smith + Anderson, and Mercury Engineering; developing a unique blend of skills to complement his role within EDC.

Qualified with a Bsc. Hons in Mechanical Engineering and an Msc in Management, Conor is a dedicated leader and team player with extensive experience delivering large-scale projects. His strengths lie in project delivery, management, and communication of tasks.

In response to his appointment, Conor commented “EDC’s Dublin pipeline is very strong, so I’m very excited to bring my experience to the office. I will concentrate on strengthening the Dublin office by consolidating current processes and procedures, aiming to further improve quality, client focus, and efficiency. We will look to further diversify our portfolio, targeting growth in Commercial Fit-out, Healthcare, Industrial, and Life Sciences. This growth will be front-loaded with the appointment of key engineering personnel to ensure our current client needs are always met.”

Commenting on Conor’s appointment, Richard O’Farrell, Managing Director of EDC said “We are delighted to have Conor join us at EDC to lead our Dublin office. We are focused on quality, growth, and progressive engineering, and Conor’s ambitions clearly align with our priorities and core values. Conor’s appointment will strengthen the EDC leadership team and depth of expertise as we look to strengthen the company’s position in the Irish market. It will also aid in delivering innovative environmentally sustainable engineering solutions for clients.”

As a proudly forward-thinking engineering consultancy, EDC offers services within a range of construction sectors from residential, commercial, industrial, and pharmaceutical, to retail, hospitality and leisure, across Ireland and the UK. Over the past two years, EDC has grown its team to over 80 staff across five offices in Cork, Dublin, Mid-West, London and Istanbul.