Amy O’Connell

Principal Consultant, Highways & Transportation

A chartered civil engineer with 12 years of environmental and water engineering experience, of which three years in international development, with particular knowledge of procurement, contract management, project management and construction supervision of infrastructure projects.

Amy has over 12 years’ experience across the water and environmental engineering sector, both as a consultant for the water consultancy industry and government clients in Ireland and for international development projects in West Bank and Sierra Leone for USAID and DFID.

Amy is a civil engineer with broad experience of working on a variety of projects including roads, water and wastewater infrastructure projects, contaminated land remediation, and watershed management/environmental studies across the project lifecycle.

Her expertise includes feasibility studies, design, with particular experience in procurement, contract management and construction supervision stages. Over the period, she has held various roles including Project Manager, Resident Engineer, Design Manager, and Contract Specialist.   

Prior to joining IMC, Amy worked as a Contract’s Specialist for a USAID project to construct a drinking water pumping station and conveyance system in the West Bank. Amy was responsible for change management contract administration and lead long-lead item procurement.  Currently at IMC, Amy is Deputy Programme Manager responsible for design management, contract and project management support to the Programme Manager for the Engineering and Management Services for the Rehabilitation of Freetown Water Supply project in Sierra Leone. 


  • Chartered Engineer with Engineers Ireland (CEng MIEI)
  • BA, BAI, Degree in Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering, Trinity College Dublin