Doherty - Chartered Quantity Surveyor - Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland

Michael Doherty

Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland


Chartered Quantity Surveyor


I am a professional Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 20 years private practice experience. During this time I progressed from Assistant Surveyor to Associate Director. I have experience in bringing projects from various construction sectors and with values ranging from € 0.25 to € 40.00 million from inception to successful completion as the clients single point contact.

I recently successfully integrated my skills in team management, budgetary and financial control, tendering and contract negotiation / procurement, project management and planning and scheduling into a Facilities Management role.

Work History

Associate Director / Senior Quantity Surveyor

Lawlor & Partners Chartered Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers

September 1999 - January 2012

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Hood McGowan Kirk Chartered Quantity Surveyors, Project Managers, Planning Supervisors

Senior / Assistant Quantity surveyor

Naylor & Devlin Chartered Quantity Surveyors and Construction Cost Consultants

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Hood McGowan Kirk Chartered Quantity Surveyors, Project Managers, Planning Supervisors

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Denis Rooney Associates International Construction Cost Consultants & Project Managers


Associate Director / Senior Quantity Surveyor

On a varied portfolio of projects spanning many of the construction sectors, including educational, industrial, health, leisure and residential, and with project values ranging from € 0.25 to € 40.00 million, I have the skills and competencies to be the client’s single point of responsibility from project inception to successful completion.

Key Activities :
• Cost Advice & Cost Planning – Feasibility and Option Cost Studies, Cost
Plans, Value for Money, Tax Implications, Grant Eligibility
• Contract Documentation – Management and preparation of Schedules of Work,
Bills of Quantities, Preliminaries, Specifications
• Tendering and Contractual Arrangements – Procurement advice, form of contract,
public procurement guidelines and works contacts, tender reporting, bills of
• Post Contract – Remeasurement, interim valuation preparation, variation
assessment and agreement, final account preparation and agreement, regular
financial monitoring and reporting
• Specialisations – Grant eligibility, insurance reinstatement assessment, loss
adjuster liaison, planning contribution negotiation, hotel fit-out procurement, quality
assurance procedures, office management

Facilities Manager

Management of the hard and soft building facilities of a 40,000ft2 Software / Customer Service client employing approximately 350 agents.

Qualifications & Certifications

Assessment of Professional Competence

Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

Industrial Studies

University of Ulster


University of Ulster

Building Studies

North Down College of Further Education

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