Brian O’Donnell

Brian O’Donnell


Director, Operations, UK

Brian’s broad experience in design, quality management, project delivery and sustainability make him an ideal Director of Operations for our Glasgow Office. He is best known for his work in Education where he has successfully managed the delivery of numerous school project including Early Years, Primary, Secondary and Additional Support Needs (ASN) schools, and large shared campuses. These projects comprise both new builds and refurbishments, which have been delivered in a variety of procurement methods, such as PPP, Hub, SCAPE, D&B, and traditional contracts. Through his career, Brian has also led design teams in the delivery of several community projects, and leisure hubs, together with the repurposing of churches and listed buildings into hubs that have breathed new life into local communities.

Brian is passionate about technical design and sustainability and works collaboratively to share his considerable knowledge with team members. He has accountability for national programs as the UK Quality Manager and leads the Sustainability Group for the region. He manages all processes and protocols to ensure that our output is of the highest quality, delivering inspiring and innovative buildings that are holistically designed to optimize sustainability.

On a more personal level, Brian has a particular interest in the improvement of services and facilities for people with learning disabilities which is reflected in his recent ASN schools and other education projects.