Ciaran is a Chartered Civil Engineer, Advanced Registrant of the ICE H&S Register and professional member of American Society of Safety Professionals. Working in industry since 1978, he has designed and constructed wastewater, water and highway infrastructure, developed and implemented H&S and highway design standards before joining the faculty at Ulster University in 2010.
At Ulster he co-founded the Civic Ecology and Life Infrastructure research group and co-developed the MEng Safety Engineering and Disaster Management programme. Ciaran’s research led to the co-development of the operation analysis and control model of safety management and the organisation cultural maturity diagnostic tool. He is a member of ICE’s editorial board for ‘Management, Procurement and Law’ journal and sits on the H&S Register Steering Group. A regular presenter at International Congresses, Ciaran loves good music and the freedom experienced when running in mountains.