Regina Madden recently joined McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan as Finance and Operations Manager. Regina completed her Bachelor of Commerce Degree in the National University of Ireland Galway before completing her Chartered Accountancy Exams with BDO in Dublin. Working in the Audit and Property departments in BDO, Regina gained valuable experience before moving on to become the Finance Manager in Unity Technology Solutions. From there Regina went on to become the Financial Controller of Harmonia Publishing before returning home to Galway in October of this year to join the team.
Alex Ash has recently moved from Glasgow to start work with McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan and is leading our in-house Ornithology team. Since graduating from Nottingham university Alex has spent the last 14 years pursuing a career in ornithology which has seen him working on projects as diverse as Macaw conservation in Costa Rica and seabird monitoring on various islands in the North Sea. Alex has much experience of the ornithological work required for proposed windfarm projects having worked as a consultant on over 40 schemes and is looking forward to putting this experience in to practice with MKOS
Harry Hussey has recently started working with McCarthy Keville O'Sullivan as an Assistant Ornithologist. He attained a primary BSc from University College Cork in 1995, primarily in Chemistry, but his deep-rooted interest in birdwatching led him to carry out bird survey work in Ireland, Britain and Israel. Since 2011, he has served as a voting member of the Irish Rare Birds Committee, a recognition by his peers of his knowledge and experience.
Tom Ryan has recently started working with McCarthy Keville o Sullivan as an assistant ornithologist. He graduated in 2016 with a first class honours in environmental and natural resource management. Tom has always had a passion for environmental sustainability and wildlife which led him to work in this field. Tom has previous experience in voluntary bird surveying as well as extensive research into the diet of the pine marten.
Patrick Manley recently joined McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan as an assistant ornithologist. He attended University College Dublin where he completed a BSc (Hons) in Geology. Since graduating, Patrick has worked as part of the conservation team in BirdWatch Ireland, on projects such as the Dublin bay birds project, Kilcoole Little Tern conservation project and the results based agri-environmental scheme for breeding waders. He has extensive experience surveying birds through other projects such as the Irish wetlands bird survey, the Inishmurray all-island breeding birds survey, the national Hen Harrier survey and the countryside bird survey.