OUR PEOPLE

Mivan’s commitment to excellence begins and ends with our people. Learn more about our exceptional team of business leaders, project managers and design experts who are at the core of our business and key to its success.

JOHN CUNNINGHAM

CEO

John is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 27 years’ experience in the construction industry. Utilising the experience gained during his career in senior management, he has overseen the strategic growth and diversification of Mivan’s business.

DEAN UPRICHARD

Business Development Director

Dean has an Honours Degree in Building Engineering. 19 years advancement within Mivan and experience gained through working with a diversity of clients has provided Dean with an in-depth practical knowledge of all facets of the business sector and the operational running of the company.

JAMES CRAWFORD

Marine Business Development Manager

James is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers with 18 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is responsible for new business enquiries, customer relations and market growth within Mivan’s marine division.

CATHERINE MULLAN

Finance Director

Catherine is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and has over 15 years’ experience. Working closely with the senior management team, she is responsible for overseeing all the financial activities for Mivan including budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting.

LIAM MURPHY

Commercial Director

Liam, in his role as Commercial Director, is responsible for the commercial, contractual, insurance and legal aspects within Mivan with a particular emphasis on minimising risk and maximising opportunity.

JAMES GILMORE

Head of Marine

James has spent the majority of his 32-year career in the construction industry with Mivan. In that time he has worked globally across both land and marine sectors. James is now fully focused on delivering Mivan’s marine operations.

DREW GRAHAM

Operations Director

Drew is responsible for Mivan’s design and manufacture. He has been with the company since 1984 and has experience on main contracting projects, as well as factory management of Mivan’s manufacturing facility. Drew has successfully delivered a multitude of projects across all sectors.

KENNY ANDREW

Contracts Director

Kenny is a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and has an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering. He has worked for Mivan for over 27 years and has delivered a wide variety of projects in that time.

ALASTAIR CHAMBERS

Marketing Manager

Alastair is a Chartered Marketer and Board Member of CIM Ireland and has over 16 years’ experience. He is responsible for the promotion and positioning of the Mivan Brand including both internal and external communications. He has recently headed up the refresh of the Mivan logo and the new website.

HELEN EAKIN

Design Manager

Helen is a Chartered Architect and has over 30 years’ experience. She has a wealth of design and project management experience which she has brought to Mivan for over 20 years.

KAREN ANDERSON

HR MANAGER

Karen is an Associate of the CIPD and has worked for Mivan for over 20 years. She manages the provision of a full HR service within the business in accordance with company strategy, statutory requirements and best practice.

MARK CAMPBELL

CHIEF ESTIMATOR

Mark has been with Mivan for over 10 years and has over 26 years’ experience in the construction industry. He manages the Mivan estimating team for both land and marine based projects.

JONATHAN DOUGHERTY

SHEQ Manager

Jonathan has a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Health, Safety & Environment as well as a number of technical qualifications. He has been with Mivan over 2 years and is the driving force behind Mivan’s safety always campaign.

STEPHEN FIELD

Factory Manager

Stephen has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Advanced Manufacturing Systems. He has been with the company for over 25 years' and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to run the Mivan factory.