speaker photo

David McHugh

Former President and Trustee - Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
Confirmed

David McHugh is a Director with RPS Ireland, responsible for Renewable Energy and Business Development.   He has 25 years of consulting experience, encompassing engineering and management consultancy.  David leads consulting teams providing support to developers of wind farms, solar farms and grid energy storage, with a focus on licensing, planning and permitting and on the design of civil balance of plant infrastructure.

David is a Trustee and immediate Past President of CIWEM, the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.  He is also a member of the Executive Board of the ACEI, the Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland and is chair of its Sustainability Committee.

David has an BE (Civil & Environmental) University College Cork and an MBA, Smurfit Business School, University College Dublin. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng MIEI), a Fellow of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (FConsEI) and a member of the Chartered Water and Environmental Management (C.WEM, MCIWEM).  He is passionate about environmental sustainability, which drives his professional and personal pursuits.