The Team

Our staff come from a range of backgrounds including Environmental Health, Engineering, Air Quality, Acoustics and Bio-Acoustics.

We strive to ensure we meet the needs of our client while approaching all projects with independence and professionalism.

Declan Alder

Declan Alder

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Declan Alder

Declan Alder

Declan has 13 years’ experience in the field of air quality and odour impact assessment, he has managed and delivered consultancy services relating to ambient air quality and odour monitoring, dispersion modelling and assessment of multi-disciplinary projects for a wide range of development sectors, including road infrastructure, renewable energy, commercial, residential, and mixed-use development across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

Throughout his career, Declan has built a technical knowledgebase on the use of dispersion modelling packages such as AERMOD, ADMS and ADMS-Roads, and has experience in completing noise monitoring studies.

Declan’s consultancy experience includes the preparation and management of air quality impact assessments included within Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regime, for planning applications and for those projects that require permitting under the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) regulatory system.

Declan is a Chartered Environmentalist and is a full member of both the Institute of Air Quality Management and Institution of Environmental Sciences.

Christy Carr

Christy Carr

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Christy Carr

Christy Carr

After spending time in the Melbourne office of Marshall Day Acoustics during his placement year at University, Christy started with Irwin Carr in 2013.

Christy graduated from the University of Ulster at Jordanstown with a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Health and has recently completed a post graduate Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control at Trinity College Dublin.

Christy has carried out an extensive number of noise impact assessments for single wind turbines, as well as a number of wind farm applications. This process has involved the setting up of monitoring equipment for background noise surveys, liaising with local authorities, acoustic modelling using the SoundPLAN software package, as well as assessment in line with both ETSU-R-97 and the Institute of Acoustics Good Practice Guidance

Shane Carr

Shane Carr

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Shane Carr

Shane Carr

Shane has over 18 years’ experience working in both the Public and Private sectors, with particular expertise in the areas of environmental noise, modelling as well as staff and project management. He has worked in the Environmental Health departments of various local authorities in Northern Ireland and the UK in an enforcement capacity.

Shane has been working as a consultant since 2007, joining Marshall Day in 2010 and subsequently becoming a Director in Irwin Carr in 2016. In this time he has carried out noise modelling projects throughout Ireland and the UK and is currently the SoundPLAN distributer for Irwin Carr in Ireland

Shane has a broad range of experience in all aspects of noise including environmental noise assessment and control. He has presented expert evidence on a number of occasions for a range of planning issues and environmental noise assessments.

Jack Collins

Jack Collins

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Jack Collins

Jack Collins

Jack initially graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a degree in Geography, before recently obtaining an MSc in Environmental Engineering from Queens University Belfast.

Throughout both his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, he gained vital experience working with various modelling software’s including ADMS, ModFlow and GIS, and has experience working on off-shore wind applications and tidal energy projects. Jack’s experience will be used to aid the air quality section of Irwin Carr.

Liam McAleavey

Liam McAleavey

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Liam McAleavey

Liam McAleavey

Liam has recently graduated from Ulster University with a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Health.
Having joined the company in 2017 for his placement year at university, Liam has since gained experience primarily through assisting the company in the areas of Environmental and Building Acoustics.
This involved carrying out noise assessments regarding single wind turbines, wind farm projects and anaerobic digesters, through the planning stage and compliance testing of completed sites, as well as helping to undertake various noise at work assessments.
Liam supported the company throughout the extensive commissioning of the PPP Courts and Schools Bundles.

Liam Mulligan

Liam Mulligan

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Liam Mulligan

Liam Mulligan

Liam’s initial degree is in Environmental Health and he subsequently obtained a MSc in Environmental Engineering from Queens. His experience working in companies specialising in contaminated land has given him experience in modelling software and GIS packages.
Liam’s range of environmental experience and modelling expertise will provide assistance to the air quality and environmental noise sections of our company.

Rasmus Sloth Pedersen

Rasmus Sloth Pedersen

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Rasmus Sloth Pedersen

Rasmus Sloth Pedersen

Rasmus has worked with Irwin Carr Consulting since 2015, and is bringing in expertise from his background in bioacoustics and marine biology. He is an essential part of our underwater noise team, both in terms of software development and support, but also in marketing and technical underwater noise training courses.

Rasmus previously worked in the Danish and UK oil industry and with the Irish Government to map offshore marine mammal and noise distribution in the north-east Atlantic.

In his spare time Rasmus is engaged with the local men’s shed community and is an avid outdoors enthusiast.