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Daniel O’Dowd Appointed Operations Director

6th May 2021

Daniel O’Dowd Appointed Operations Director

With over 20 years’ experience within the construction industry, Daniel first started his career in 2001 as a Site engineer and CAD technician after graduating with a Construction Management Degree from the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and a Higher Diploma in Health and Safety at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Working his way up through the ranks within BCM holding positions such as Assistant Project Manager, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Commercial Manager, Senior Project Manager, Regional Manager, Contractors Engineering Manager and Contractors Responsible Engineer and now Operations Director. Dan has built the knowledge to ensure projects are delivered safely and to the highest of standards.

Having been with BCM Construction for almost 12 years’ Daniel has gained experience on railway infrastructure projects such as building and civils, electrification, signalling and multi-disciplinary projects. Examples of these include Thameslink, Crossrail Anglia, Wessex HV Feeder Renewals, Kent/Sussex Power Systems Upgrade, Building Asset Management Framework, Liverpool Street Station platform extensions and Feltham Re-signalling Schemes.  Furthermore, he has experience in civils design and multidisciplinary design management for major project throughout the South East, this has been key to Daniel’s current success.

Daniel O’Dowd takes the reigns as Operations Director as Dan Wiscombe becomes Pre-Contracts Director, and we as a company are certain they will both excel in their new roles as the company grows.

Aside from his business achievements, Daniel has multiple Irish Championships for Rowing at Junior Level to Elite Level competing for Galway Rowing Club. He has also represented Ireland Internationally at Junior Level to Elite Level and has 2 world medals. When he moved to the UK Daniel spent 3 years as Club Captain at Kingston Rowing Club and 2 years as Rowing Director all on a voluntary basis. Daniel transformed Kingston Rowing Club into one of the most successful and biggest clubs in the UK.

Daniel’s passion is managing and interacting with people, he is a real people’s person. Here is a recent quote from Daniel;

“For me, our people are the most important asset we have, without our people we cannot operate. The safety and wellbeing of our staff is massively important to me and the Directors. We want all our staff to get home safe every day and we want them to enjoy working for BCM.”

Daniel is extremely excited to be working with a great Board of Directors and is passionate about delivering projects and embedding our new values throughout our staff and workforce.