Our team

Sorcha Sheehy BE. MIEI


Sorcha is a Civil Engineer with 16 years experience in the fields of Engineering and Contract management. She has experience in the successful delivery of EU and national projects. 

  • Civil & Structural Engineer
  • Design Engineering
  • Contract Management
  • Procurement and Financial Reporting (for national and EU projects)
  • Knowledge of National and EU legislation and regulations
  • Day-to-day activities

Joe Murtagh BE. MIEI

Senior Mechanical & Structural Engineer

42 years as a structural design engineer, with 28 years specifically in the R&D industry working on innovation within the marine energy sector. Joe also has held previous senior mechanical engineering management roles with Liebherr, Bord Na MÓna, Hydam, and for the Wavebob Ltd. He has consulted to a number of other marine energy projects. Joe is vastly experienced with all aspects of mechanical engineering and detailed design activities. 

  • Detailed Engineering Calculations (Structural, Mechanical, Hydraulic)
  • Design to Eurocode, DNV-GL standards, creation of Basis of Design literature. 
  • Design Engineering for a wide range of mechanical structures (e.g. framework structures, lattice members, chassis weldments, bolted assemblies)
  • Small and large component design (e.g. bolts, lugs, pressure vessels)
  • Hydraulic system design (e.g. pumps, accumulators, valves)
  • Professional Reporting and CAD 

Gerry Boylan

Head of CAD Operations

Gerry has over 30 years experience in producing manufacturing quality  production drawings for mechanical engineering clients in Ireland and the UK

  • Finalising Production Drawings, and Quality Control 
  • Leasing with Manufacturers / Clients
  • Managing and Maintaining Risk Registers 
  • Bills of Materials Management
  • Responsible Documentation and Part Numbering 

Cian Murtagh M.Eng MIEI

Project Engineer

Cian is responsible for decision making and managing the team. He has a masters in Mechanical Engineering and a member of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland. Expertise include involvement with control systems and SCADA systems with Earthtech Ltd. and then, since 2008, worked full time in the wave energy industry in the area of research and design. He has carried out numerous hydrostatic calculations for floating structures, designed and built on-shore test rigs, and innovative small scale WEC and PTO prototypes. His Master of Engineering thesis was on the subject of geared PTO systems for wave energy converters. His skills also include controlling project planning, controlling project costs, and developing project specifications. He has a keen understanding of hydrodynamics and wave energy first principles and has practical experience in the launching and maintenance of real-sea wave energy test rigs off the west coast of Ireland.

  • Mechanical Engineering Design and Calculations
  • Structural Design Calculations
  • Load Cases Assessment
  • LCOE, FMEA, LCA Assessments for Renewable Sector
  • Procedural documentation, reporting
  • 3rd Party Inspections / Verifications

Eamon Howlin

Chartered Engineer

Eamon is a Chartered Engineer with a Masters degree in Offshore Technology specializing in Subsea Engineering coupled with over 30 years' experience in the marine industry including oil & gas, solar energy, offshore wind and subsea operations, he provides clients with sound practical advice on all aspects of their marine energy projects. In the marine renewables industry. Eamon has Expertise in all aspects of marine operations including due diligence during design and fabrication works, preparation of Installation procedures, HSE documentation and on site representation

  • Health & Safety driven operating to IMCA, ISO1400 & 9001, Norsok & UKOOA operating standards including preparation and presentation of operational procedures, Hazops and HIRAs
  • Operations management on solar energy, wave energy and offshore wind farm projects - professional and safe execution of installation and O&M subsea operations
  • Oil & gas marine operations management

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