Expert in Process Engineering, Food Drink & Pharmaceutical Industries, Utilities Engineering
Expert ID: 723031 Ireland
Expert has designed heating systems with biomass fuels. He has produced a detailed study and report on the use of woodchip fuels in Primary level schools.He has designed smalldistrict heating systems. also he has experienceinthe design of microhydro systems.
He has wide experience in heat loss calculations in all typesof buildings.
He has carried out a wide range of process equipment designs for the Guinness Group (Diageo), covering all aspects of beer brewing and processing.He has carried out a wide range of process design for Glanbia in milk processing including cheesemaking, milk powder processing and liquid milk plants.He has delivered courses on Pumping and CIP including specialised courses for Coca Cola.He has designed special purpose machinery for bitumen processingHe has carried out factory layout and process flow studies. He has developed a special flow charting technique to describe process flows and manufacturing systems.
|Year: 1973||Degree: BSc||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: Queens University Belfast|
|Years: 1983 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Director||Department:||Responsibilities: He is owner of company and responsible for all aspects of design and project managements of projects in Food, Drink, Pharmaceutical and other industries.He also provides a Building Services Design Service.Recent projects have included theuse of woodchip fuels.|
|Years: 1979 to 1993||Employer: Fieldcrest Ireland Ltd.||Title: Engineering Manager||Department: Engineering||Responsibilities: He was responsible for the complete engineering function including utilities. Steam, water treatment, electrical power to 10kV, compressed air, HVAC, effluent.
Factory size 530,000sq ft
|Years: 1976 to 1979||Employer: Warne Surgical Products||Title: Engineering Manager||Department: Engineering||Responsibilities: As Above|
|Years: 1995 to Present||Agency: Health Services Executive||Role: Consultant||Description: He has carried out a wide range of Building Services Designs for Hospitals.|
|Years: 1985 to Present||Agency: Dept of Education||Role: Consultant||Description: He has carried out a wide range of Building Services Designs for Schools.|
|Years: 2007 to 2009||Agency: Office of Public Works||Role: Facilitator||Description: He has worked as a project facilitator on Public works projects such as a courthouse and special care home|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1995 to 1995||Country / Region: Hong Kong||Summary: He was involved in the design of the fuel systems for the new Hong Kong Airport. This work included the design of the electrical distribution systems, standby generators and a special off shore installation.|
|Years: 1996 to 1996||Country / Region: UK||Summary: He provided design and feasibility for the redevelopment of a cheese manufacturing plant on a new site.|
|Years: 1975 to 1975||Country / Region: Holland||Summary: He carried out control system modifications on a set of oil field power barges for use in Middle East.|
|Years: 1985 to 1985||Country / Region: UK||Summary: He surveyed designed and supervised an upgrade to a beer bottling plant|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|He has worked as an expert witness in a case involving standby generation.|
|Training / Seminars|
|He has delivered a range of courses as in house training in production plants. The subjects covered include Pumps, CIP, Pasteurisation, Utilities. He is currently interested in developing courses for clients.|
|As part of many of the projects carried out he has been involved in vendor sourcing and selection. These would have included high value plant such as the generating sets for Hong Kong Airport.|
|He has specific experience in food and beverage manufacturing and has worked for major international companies such as Nestle, Cadbury, Coca Cola, Guinness, Glanbia, Mallincrodt, Fujisawa, Warner Lambert|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|He has good project management experience and is expert in the Use of project management software such as MS Project.|
|French||He has a basic understanding of French|
Fields of Expertise
beverage, brewing, clean-in-place, control system, dairy processing, food processing, food storage, biomass fuel, power engineering, fuel, building heating system, pharmaceutical process engineering, HVAC engineering, beverage processing, access control system, milk-based beverage, boiler fuel, carbonated beverage, food processing quality, food cooling, automotive fuel, food curing, fruit juice processing, beet sugar processing, vegetable processing, fruit processing, meat storage, food processing plant safety, feedback control system, engineering control computer system, control system design, non-thermal food processing, food processing plant, food processing plant design, food processing waste, food inspection, food processing good manufacturing practice, food processing plant sanitizing, food processing technology, food heat transfer, energy generation, energy-efficient food processing, energy-efficient control system, control process, bottled water, meat processing, food engineering, digital control system, energy system, cereal processing, food, thermal food processing, cooking stove, security system, renewable energy source, heating fuel, frying, fruit juice, food processing equipment, food drying, energy engineering, cooking, control loop, bottling sanitation procedure, baking, alternative fuel, alcoholic beverage