Our People

Driven – Trustworthy – Reputable – Engaged
We have built our cost and project management teams from people with expertise in all sectors of the property and construction industries. The breadth and depth of our team cover every area of project planning, cost, and delivery, at every stage of the project. Problem solving and resourceful, our people are expert in their respective roles.

Kevin James

Kevin joined Gardiner & Theobald LLP in London in 1996, relocated to Ireland in 2003 and was appointed Managing Director of the Irish business in 2007.

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Kevin James

Managing Director

Anthony McCarthy

Anthony is a Member of APM with c. 30 years’ experience in the construction industry and leads and directs the delivery of Development Management, Project Management ....

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Anthony McCarthy

Director

Anthony Cloonan

Anthony has a diverse range of sector experience leading Cost Management commissions for Cogent Associates.

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Anthony Cloonan

Director

Hervé Besse

Hervé has over 20 years’ experience and acted in a variety of roles on a wide range of projects.

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Hervé Besse

Director

Ciaran McArdle

Ciaran is a Member of the APM with over 18 years’ experience leading the delivery of project management commissions within various sector of the industry.

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Ciaran McArdle

Director

Nick McPhilemy

Nick is a Member of the RICS with over 25 years’ experience providing Cost Management Services to Clients across all business sectors.

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Nick McPhilemy

Director

James Clifford

James is a Member of the SCSI and RICS with 15 years’ experience. He has a wide range of experience across public and private projects.

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James Clifford

Director

Peter Williams

A Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 30 years’ experience in the property development and construction industry, both domestic and international.

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Peter Williams

Senior Associate

Glen Roche

Glen is a Member of the APM with over 12 years’ industry experience providing Project Management services to Clients across various business sectors.

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Glen Roche

Senior Associate

Bryan O’Reilly

Bryan has over 19 years’ experience as a proven project manager. He has a wide range of experience across public and private projects and is a Full Member of the Association of Project Management.

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Bryan O’Reilly

Senior Associate

Eoin Sammon

Eoin is a Chartered member of the SCSI and RICS and has provided cost management services for a number of key projects.

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Eoin Sammon

Senior Associate

Neal O’Shaughnessy

Neal has over 20 years’ experience working in construction of which 12 years as a MEP cost and procurement management specialist.

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Neal O’Shaughnessy

Associate (MEP)

Brendan Dooley

Brendan is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with extensive experience in all aspects of cost and project management, successfully leading projects from inception through to final account stage.

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Brendan Dooley

Associate

Janine Burke

A Project Manager with over 15 years industry experience in Ireland and abroad, Janine holds an MSc in Project Management Practice and certificates in design and architectural technology.

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Janine Burke

Associate

Brian Healy

Brian is a Project Manager and has delivered a wide variety of mixed use, commercial, retail, industrial and residential projects in the UK and Ireland.

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Brian Healy

Associate

Gayle Foulds

Gayle directs Cogent's communications, marketing, bid management and business development.

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Gayle Foulds

Associate