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 Expert  723031

Expert in Process Engineering, Food Drink & Pharmaceutical Industries, Utilities Engineering

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has worked on a wide range of Projects for beverage companies including some of the internationally known brands in the alcoholic and non alcoholic sectors. He has a very good knowledge of all aspects of brewing and beverage production. Areas covered include: Grain Handling, milling, mash production, wort boiling, fermentation, centrifuging, gas collection, pasteurisation, instrumentation and control, packaging. He has extensive experience in soft drink and fruit juice production. He also has extensive experience in all aspects of milk production. CIP systems have been designed installed and commissioned.







control system


dairy processing


food processing


food storage

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.

biomass fuel


power engineering



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1973   BSc   Electrical Engineering   Queens University Belfast  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1983 to







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.

1979 to 1993


Fieldcrest Ireland Ltd.




Engineering Manager


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

1976 to 1979


Warne Surgical Products




Engineering Manager


As Above

Career Accomplishments:

He is a Chartered member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1995 to   Health Services Executive   Consultant   He has carried out a wide range of Building Services Designs for Hospitals.
1985 to   Dept of Education   Consultant   He has carried out a wide range of Building Services Designs for Schools.
2007 to 2009   Office of Public Works   Facilitator   He has worked as a project facilitator on Public works projects such as a courthouse and special care home

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 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 processing
  • He has carried out factory layout and process flow studies. He has developed a special flow charting technique to describe process flows and manufacturing systems.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has worked as an expert witness in a case involving standby generation.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in engineering for consulting on litigation involving the design of coffee cups.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1995 to 1995   Hong Kong   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.
1996 to 1996   UK   He provided design and feasibility for the redevelopment of a cheese manufacturing plant on a new site.
1975 to 1975   Holland   He carried out control system modifications on a set of oil field power barges for use in Middle East.
1985 to 1985   UK   He surveyed designed and supervised an upgrade to a beer bottling plant

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   He has a basic understanding of French

Market Research:
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

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

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.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

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.

Other Skills and Services

He has good project management experience and is expert in the Use of project management software such as MS Project.


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