Meet the Team
Conor works closely with our clients to understand their needs and requirements for a project, and to ensure that the correct solutions are being utilised for project success. As a civil engineer, Conor has extensive engineering & management experience in major civil engineering projects within the rail and construction sectors throughout the UK and Ireland. Conor completed a BSc in Civil Engineering back in 2005, and due to his commitment to assisting the AECO sector into the digital era, he is currently studying an MSc in Project Management with BIM from Northumbria University.
Dr. Paul Tansey has almost 20 years of practical experience, teaching and research, both in the built environment and construction management fields. Before commencing lecturing at the Institute of Technology Sligo, he spent a decade working in a project management capacity with major construction contractors in Ireland. Paul completed his PhD in strategic management from Queens University Belfast, where he is currently a visiting lecturer. He is also an expert reviewer for Construction Management and Economics (a leading construction management peer-reviewed journal) and sits on the scientific committee of ARCOM. Paul has managed a number of ‘strategic BIM implementation’ projects, for both contractors and foreign governments.
Fergal Broder is the founder and former CEO of LotusWorks; a global leader in the provision of engineering and technical solutions. Fergal has a comprehensive background in management and is recognized globally as a distinctive leader. He has experience in successfully managing and growing an international business and has thus gained extensive stakeholder engagement expertise. Fergal brings a proven track record in business expansion during challenging competitive environments.
Denis Browne is a former Regional Operations Director of Google Data Centres and was responsible for 7x24 operations, including the start-up and commissioning of multiple new Gigawatt Data Centre (DC) facilities across Europe. Denis was an instrumental leader in developing inhouse technical capabilities across all aspects of DC infrastructure and critical operations competencies. He spent 10 years at Google Europe and 17 years at Intel, along with various leadership roles across the globe (UK, USA, Israel and Asia) covering Operations, Maintenance, Construction and Commissioning. Denis studied Electrical Engineering in CIT, obtained a Business Degree with TU Dublin, and has an MSc in Energy and Renewables from Ulster University.
Tamara works within our BIM/VDC Engineering team as a BIM Co-Ordinator. As an experienced BIM Co-Ordinator, Tamara works closely with project teams to ensure that their project is co-ordinated in line with the project requirements. Before joining Tantek 4D, she worked as a BIM Modeller/Co-Ordinator with experience in MEP and Architecture, creating and co-ordinating 3d models starting from 2D drawings or Point Cloud information. She has worked on many large projects in the US including Hotels, Offices, Hospitals and Residential buildings. She obtained her Civil Engineering degree at Catholic University of Cordoba (Argentina) in 2018, with a one-year exchange in the Technische Universitat Graz (Austria).
Michelle joined Tantek 4D in 2019 and brings over 20 years of Administration and accounts experience. Before joining Tantek 4D she worked in the banking industry for 12 years and completed her Diploma in Financial Advice QFA with the Institute of Bank’s (UCD). She is focused on managing all accounts payable, receivables and invoicing and provides a high standard of customer service. She also assists in the development and implementation of our firm’s policies and procedures; manages and oversees the administration of HR policies, programs and practices within the firm.
Tom O' Callaghan
Tom has extensive experience in the Power/Energy sector and presently provides Energy Consultancy & Support to Irish, UK and European bodies. Tom has been providing specialist technical support to European Investment Banks for the past 30 years involving investments across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Tom also lectures in Energy/Utilities Management at the Institute of Technology Sligo.
Shane works closely with our client’s team to ensure that projects are delivered to key milestones. He joined the company in 2019 having worked previously in various sectors of Industry such as: local authorities, main contractor, precast concrete manufacture and private consultancies. Working in these fields have allowed Shane to gain valuable knowledge and experience that can be applied in future endeavours. Shane has a keen interest in continual learning having completed BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering and BSc in Environmental Management from IT Sligo and HDip in Engineering in BIM from GMIT.
Sam Bezares Aranguren
Sam works closely with our clients to understand the services needed to fulfil project requirements. As an experienced BIM manager, Sam has extensive experience with architectural, structural and MEP services modelling / coordination and Point Cloud scanning. Sam holds an Architectural Technology degree from the School of Building Engineering at Valencia University (Spain) and has a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Building Information Modelling and Management (BIMM) at the Technological University Dublin (former Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT).
Les has over 15 years’ experience in the construction industry, with a wide variety of knowledge, ranging from Precast Concrete, Structural Steel, Architectural Design, Planning & Technology, a certified BIM (Building Information Modelling) construction technologist and Project Manager. Les has coordinated and managed BIM projects such as Dublin Airport Central, University London College Hospital, Bath Court Residential Accommodation, Pairc Ui Chaoimh GAA stadia and several National & Secondary schools, working closely with major construction contractors across Ireland and the UK. Les has an honours degree in Construction Technology & Project Management, is a member of the CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) and a member of the midlands CITA (Construction IT Alliance)
Dean leads and manages our BIM/VDC Engineering team and works closely with our clients to ensure that our services are fulfilling their project requirements. As an experienced BIM Manager, Dean has extensive experience working within the AECO industry which includes 7 years in the Building Services industry and the remainder in the Mechanical & Electrical Industry. Prior to joining Tantek 4D, Dean has worked on projects across Europe including Mechanical and Electrical BIM design and management of Data Centre, Healthcare, Commercial, Residential, Education & Government developments.