Maura Connolly BSc. (Surv.) FSCS FRICS Dip. Arb. Director
Maura Connolly BSC (Surv), Dip. C. Econ. Dip. In Arbitration FSCSI, FRICS Maura is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 30 years experience in the construction and development industries within both the private and public sectors. Maura commenced her working career in private practice with SM&P(I) where she quickly progressed to Associate Director level leading on significant projects across all sectors. In 1997 Maura moved to set up the Dublin office of Gleeds Rooney/DRA which grew to be a significant player within the marketplace before being acquired by WYG plc. in late 2002. Maura remained with WYG plc. until 2004 when she moved to set up the firm Connolly Mescall offering Quantity Surveying and Project Management Services to the marketplace. Maura successfully led CM to 2014, during the course of which she was involved with many significant projects particularly in the healthcare, retail, residential and commercial fields. In 2014 Maura joined the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government at Senior Quantity Surveying Advisory level where until recently she was actively involved in assisting with housing policy and social housing implementation. Her tenure with the Department included chairing of an industry-wide group on residential delivery costs with active recommendations which resulted in a recently published Government report on the subject. Maura served on the board of Cluid Housing for a 7 year period up to her time of joining the DoHP&LG which expanded her experience and interest in social and affordable housing delivery. Maura recently joined KSNPM at Director level to enhance the firms’ advisory services particularly in respect of residential delivery utilising her expertise in funding mechanisms, PPP and procurement and delivery strategies.