KSN Construction Consultants Team

Our people have made KSN Construction Consultants what it is today; Ireland’s leading quantity surveying, cost consultancy and project management company. Most of our people have been trained here in Ireland and they have worked with KSN for all of their careers, a clear testament to how much they are valued.  This collective experience allows KSN Construction Consultants to provide an unparalleled competitive advantage.  We invest heavily in ongoing staff training and development – all with one focus in mind – to look after our clients’ interests and continually surpass their expectations. Click below on our Directors and Associate Directors for further information and contact details.

Niall Newman

Niall Newman

Niall Newman
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Director

Niall is a founding director of KSN and has gained extensive cost management experience in the construction industry for almost 35 years. He is primarily involved in commercial and residential areas, cost managing a number of large scale fast track projects. He also offers litigation support having played an active role in the resolution of numerous claims, arbitrations, mediations and conciliations.

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Michael Slevin

Michael Slevin

Michael Slevin
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Director

Michael joined KSN in 1994, becoming a full Board Director 10 years later. He has over 20 years’ experience controlling costs on construction projects of varying nature and scale. Michael specialises in commercial office developments and retail projects having managed some of Ireland’s leading schemes. He also created the company’s energy division, KSN Energy.

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Justin Travers

Justin Travers

Justin Travers
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS, MCIArb, Dip.Proj.Mgt., Dip.Con. Law

Director

Justin became an Associate Director in 2001 and later a full Board Director in 2004. He has over 20 years of extensive cost management experience and has also played an active role in the areas of alternative dispute resolution. In recent years, Justin acquired a Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Law and Arbitration from TCD. Justin has specific experience in the health sector and city centre commercial developments.

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Donal Duffy

Donal Duffy

Donal Duffy
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Director

Donal joined the KSN team in 1995 and became a full Board Director in 2004. He has comprehensive experience in all industry sectors; particularly in the areas of commercial, mixed use developments and health projects. Donal has provided cost management and quantity surveying services on a number of office fit-outs over the last decade and has a proven track record in accurately interpreting clients’ requirements and delivering projects on budget.

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Chris Grady

Chris Grady

Chris Grady
BSc Surv (Hons), MSCSI, MRICS, Dip.Proj.Mgt

Director

Chris joined KSN in 1997 and became a full Board Director in 2004. Chris has a varied range of experience across all development sectors within the construction industry. Chris has managed many complex schemes namely educational, commercial and residential – including infill and brownfield developments. He jointly heads the sustainability and distressed asset departments within KSN.

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Marion St. John

Marion St. John

Marion St. John
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Director

Marion was appointed a full Board Director in 2004. She has worked on a broad range of developments in a number of different sectors. Over Marion’s career she has gained considerable experience in numerous commercial projects – more recently with particular emphasis in the commercial refurbishment sector.  Marion has a core number of property portfolio clients whom she provides regular project management and cost consultancy advice.

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Damien McHugh

Damien McHugh

Damien McHugh
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Director

Damien joined the KSN team in 1997 and was appointed a full Board Director in 2004. His areas of expertise are education, retail and student accommodation projects. He has worked on over 40 schools – 20 of which were designed, tendered and constructed in a 12 month programme as part of the Department of Education and Skills first Rapid Build Programme. He is a member of the SCSI Building information Modelling group striving to promote BIM for quantity surveyors.

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Sean Durcan

Sean Durcan

Sean Durcan
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Associate Director

Sean joined KSN in 2000 and was appointed Associate Director in 2008. He has over 15 years’ experience across all development sectors in the construction industry from major commercial projects to retail developments and healthcare projects. Sean’s recent commercial experience includes some of the highest profile developments in the sector including new build and refurbishment projects. He has also gained extensive experience on major international infrastructure and healthcare PPP projects.

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Paul Brain

Paul Brain

Paul Brain
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Associate Director

Paul joined the KSN team in 2003 and was appointed Associate Director in 2008.  He has comprehensive experience in the areas of retail, commercial and 3rd level projects.  Paul has established extensive relationships with some of the largest developers in the country and has been involved in a number of high profile retail and commercial developments. In recent years Paul has delivered key strategic 3rd Level projects and is also a leading advocate of BIM within the industry through his work with the SCSI and CITA.

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Bosco Skelly

Bosco Skelly

Bosco Skelly
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Associate Director

Bosco joined the KSN team in 2002 and was appointed Associate Director in 2014.  He has comprehensive experience in the areas of residential and commercial projects. In recent years Bosco has worked directly with receivers/NAMA bringing practically built structures and distressed assets to completion. He has also worked with international investment funds delivering fully completed new residential units.

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John Long

John Long

John Long
BSc Surv, Dip Con Econ, Dip Con Law, MSCSI, MRICS, MCIArb, MCIOB Grade III Conservation Surveyor

Associate Director

John joined KSN in 2014 and he was appointed Associate Director in 2016. Since graduating in 1997,  John has gained a broad level of knowledge, skill and experience across all construction sectors including Education, 3rd Level, Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Health, Conservation, Municipal and Civil.  John is an expert in his field and he has a proven ability to achieve value for money and deliver cost effective projects through his attention to detail.

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Darren Flanagan

Darren Flanagan

Darren Flanagan
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Associate Director

Darren joined the KSN team in 2005 and was appointed an Associate Director in 2014. Darren has comprehensive experience in the areas of bank monitoring, distressed assets, commercial offices, retail banking and commercial/retail refurbishment and fit-outs.  Most recently Darren played a key role in delivering accurate cost consultancy in the transformation of various Class B commercial spaces into fully let Class A accommodation.

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Peter Reilly

Peter Reilly

Peter Reilly
BSc (Surv), MSCSI, MRICS

Associate Director

Peter joined KSN in 1999 and was appointed Associate Director in 2016. He has a diverse project experience base across all development sectors in the construction industry including retail, commercial, residential and government funded contracts.  Peter is currently involved in a number of high profile developments with particular emphasis on major residential sites. Peter is primarily based in KSN’s Cavan branch while working closely with the Directors and Specialist Teams in Dublin.

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Tom Smyth

Tom Smyth

Tom Smyth
BSc Surv, MSCSI, MRICS

Associate Director

Tom joined KSN in 1999 and has gained a broad and varied range of experience across all development sectors in the construction industry from major commercial projects to healthcare, retail, residential projects and in particular new government contracts. Tom is also our lead M & E Surveyor and he has successfully completed M&E service from inception to completion on a number of projects. Additionally, Tom liaises closely with Design Teams to engage with BIM at early design stages of various projects. Tom was appointed Associate Director in 2016.

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