Our People

Premium Power began as a small company offering our consultancy services on niche power projects. As our work grew, so did our team. We hire carefully. Our consultants are renowned for their dedication, care and expertise.

Alan O’Kelly

Project Development Director

Alan O'Kelly has a background in software development and is product development manager at Premium Power. He liaises with manufacturing and data centre clients on current industrial needs and develops market solutions based on these trends.

Andrew Hogan

Operations Director

Andrew Hogan oversees the management and development of electrical systems design, power quality studies, protection coordination and arc flash, power monitoring systems integration and design, programming and graphical design. He holds a Master's in Electrical Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology.

Andrew Sexton

Electrical Engineer

Andrew Sexton holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering from Dublin City Univeristy and completed his Masters in Energy Systems Engineering in University College Dublin.

Barry Nicholson

Lead Electrical Engineer

Barry Nicholson has extensive experience of modelling electrical networks and performing arc flash studies and power quality studies. He is a former electrician and holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology.

Brian O’Shea

Electrical Engineer

Brian O'Shea is a former electrician and holds Degrees in Electrical Engineering from both Edinburgh Napier University and Cork Institute of Technology. He has vast experience in renewable energies with a focus on solar power generation and has worked across the UK and Ireland on mulitple design projects.

David Corcoran

Electrical Project Engineer

David Corcoran is a power systems engineer with experience in network modelling, load flow studies, short circuit studies, harmonic analysis and arc flash analysis. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology.

Fionn McKnight

Software Engineer

Fionn McKnight holds a Degree in Computer Engineering from Trinity College Dublin. He uses his experience in software development to help develop software solutions for clients of Premium Power. One of his most recent projects includes the development of permit and project coordination platform SafeSite Live.

Garrett Moran

Electrical Engineer

Garrett Moran holds a Degree in Sustainable Electrical Power Systems from Limerick Institute of Technology and Environmental and Energy Engineering from Cork Instituite of Technology. He uses his knowledge of sustainable and energy engineering throughout a number of client projects at Premium Power. He is a former business owner.

George Mokl

Lead Electrical Engineer

George Mokl specialises in the delivery of power quality studies, arc flash studies and protection coordination studies at Premium Power. An electrical engineering graduate from Aleppo Univeristy, he holds a Master's Degree in Power Quality and has particular interest in electrical modelling, filter integration and renewable energy system design.

Graham Burns

Electrical Engineer

Graham Burns is a power meter specialist and provides support for Premium Power's clients who are improving their reliability. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Napier Univeristy and Electrical and Control Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology.

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James Fitzgerald

Electrical Engineer

James Fitzgerald holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from Univserity College Dublin and works across electrical modelling and arc flash projects at Premium Power.

John Conway

Electrical Engineer

John Conway holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Engineering from Waterford Institute of Technology and a Master's Degree in Sustainable Energy from Univeristy College Cork. He was experience as a project engineer in the automotive industry and in maintenance.

John McCarthy

Electrical Engineer

John McCarthy holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical Power Systems from Cork Institute of Technology. He specialises in network modelling, load flow studies, short circuit studies, protection coordination and arc flash studies. He has performed electrical network studies for clients in Ireland, Europe and South America.

Judy Fitzpatrick

Office Manager

Judy Fitzpatrick is Premium Power’s office manager providing practical and administrative support to the team of engineers. She ensures Premium Power’s operations run smoothly, while overviewing all accounting activities.

Leo Fitzgerald

Electrical Engineer

Leo Fitzgerald is a power systems engineer working on renewable projects within Premium Power with a focus on solar. He has advanced electrical modelling experience. He is a former electrician and holds a Degree in Engineering Technology from DIT and in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from NUI Galway.

Michal Sopocko

Engineering Director

Michael Sopocko is a Chartered Engineer and Engineering Director at Premium Power. He provides quality supervision of electrical system design, power quality studies, arc flash, PMS integration and renewable energy design. He holds a Master's Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Poznan University of Technology.

Nicola Cassidy

Marketing Manager

Nicola Cassidy is a journalism graduate, a former press officer and sales and events manager. She has experience of organising high profile events and briefings and manages Premium Power's educational seminars and online and offline presence, product launches and customer outreach.

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Pat MacNally

Compliance Manager

Specialising in statutory and regulatory requirements relating to electricity at work, Pat is a member of IOSH and has assisted organisations assess risks associated with electricity at work and to develop electrical safety procedures. He holds a Degree in Quality Management from DKIT and an MBS in Health and Safety from Dublin City University.

Paula O’Neill

Managing Director

On board with Premium Power since 2003 and with a focus on technical and systems development, Paula O'Neill has overseen the growth of the company into the leading power systems consultancy in Ireland and a recent launch into the UK. She holds a PhD from University of Limerick.

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