Tony Donnelly is Chairman of Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) and its’ UK sister companies Alpheus, Wave, TIDE an AWG Property Ltd. He is responsible for implementing the strategic direction of these businesses which have a combined turnover of £600million across the UK and Ireland. He has over 25 years’ experience within the Anglian Water Group having previously held a variety of senior positions at Board level. In addition, Tony has also been actively involved in the Irish business and property market for over 20 years.
Expertise. Experience. Integrity. Meet the Celtic Anglian Water team.
With a wealth of industry knowledge gained over decades, our board is comprised of some of the most respected leaders from within the water industry in the UK and Ireland and is balanced by a strong blend of skills and experience.
Chaired by Tony Donnelly who also chairs our sister companies Wave, Alpheus, AWG Property and TIDE, the board manages Celtic Anglian Water in the best interests of our customers, staff and shareholders in order to ensure the business’ continued success.
Wayne is Finance Director for Anglian Venture Holdings. This group of companies includes Alpheus, Celtic Anglian Water (CAW), TIDE , AWG property and Wave, the retail division of the Anglian Water Group which operates across England and Scotland. He has been with the Anglian Water Group since 2002, having performed a number of group finance roles working with shareholders and investors before moving into Anglian Venture Holdings in 2015.
Maguire Managing Director
Declan has been working with the Anglian Group of Companies for over 15 years holding various operational, senior management, and board level positions within the businesses. With past experience in the power and aviation sectors, Declan has brought a combination of technical and strategic management skills that benefits both our businesses and the clients we serve. Declan has a particular interest in developing a culture that promotes continuous improvement and innovation throughout the delivery of services by working in collaboration with our partners, our clients, and our extended family of businesses within the Anglian Group. Declan holds qualifications in engineering and business management in addition to an MBA from Dublin City University.
Cahill Finance Director
Michael is Celtic Anglian Water’s (CAW) Finance Director having joined the company in 2000 as Financial Controller. Michael has overall responsibility for: Financial control and management of all CAW business activities Monitoring and financial Reporting Ownership of CAW’s financial strategy and long-term business planning. Michael is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and has more than 25 years of financial experience in the utilities sector.
Rush Contracts Director
Conor has been working with Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) for over 10 years holding various technical, operational, and senior management positions within the business. With past experience in the consulting engineering sector, and over 15 years of experience in the design, construction and operation and maintenance of water and wastewater infrastructure throughout Ireland. Conor has been a leading member of the CAW team developing the business into one of the leading companies in the water services sector in Ireland. Conor's professional qualifications include an Honours Degree in Science and Masters Degrees in Environmental Science from Queens university Belfast and a Masters in Management from University College Dublin. Conor is currently studying for an LLM in Construction Law and Arbitration.
McCausland Technical Director
Dr Ciarán McCausland is Technical Director of Celtic Anglian Water’s (CAW) water business and has spent over 10 years delivering compliance improvements and efficiencies across CAW’s portfolio of water and waste water treatment sites. Beginning his career on Ringsend WWTW, one of the largest and most advanced treatment works in Europe, Ciarán has been one of the champions in the company wide implementation of Lean. He has used a combination of analytical and leadership skills to drive Lean programmes, identifying, implementing and sustaining improvements to the benefit of our customers. Ciarán is directly responsible for the delivery of the Ringsend Contract in addition to the engineering activities within the business. Ciarán holds an Honours Degree in Environmental Science from NUI, Galway and a PhD awarded by Sligo IT in which he helped develop new methods of characterising sludge dewatering properties in association with the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Melbourne.
McCabe Director of Marketing
Angela is Director of Marketing for Anglian Venture Holdings which is the parent company of Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) and its sister companies; Wave, Alpheus,AWG Property and TIDE. Angela is responsible for implementing the strategic marketing direction for CAW to ensure all marketing and communications plans adhere to brand values and raise CAW’s profile to meet business objectives. Angela has worked for the Anglian Water Group for over 14 years whereby she has held a number of commercial roles in the UK and Ireland within the company’s property division; AWG Property Ltd
At Celtic Anglian Water we are all about partnership, and it shows.
Our highly-talented operations and maintenance teams, engineers and technical personnel are committed to supporting each other and delivering for our customers every day.
As a business we believe in providing our people with opportunities to continually grow and improve, through both training and educational opportunities and committed support in all aspects of operations and safety.
This provides our customers with the assurance they need that they receive a product and service that delivers true value, whilst protecting and enhancing their safety and environmental credentials.
Devlin Business Development Manager - Municipal
John joined Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) in 2016 as Business Development Manager. John has extensive experience in the Renewable Energy, Municipal Waste Processing and Water & Wastewater Treatment industries. He is responsible for: • Identifying market opportunities, in the water and waste water municipal and industrial sectors, both in Ireland and the U.K. • Implementing and delivering CAW’s Business Development Strategy • Overseeing and managing all business development commercial proposals John is a Chartered Engineer (and Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers) and holds a Degree in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University, Belfast.
Wilcox Business Development Manager – Industrial & Commercial
Steve has over 20 years experience in the industrial and municipal water sectors, with knowledge of process water chemistry and technology through to the treatment and recycling of wastewater. This experience has been invaluable in helping his clients achieve their environmental and operational savings goals.
Dolan HSEQ Manager
Padraic is CAW’s HSEQ Officer having joined Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) in 2015. Padraic has over a decade of experience in HSEQ operations both in Ireland and overseas, bringing with him experience from the water sector and private industry. He is responsible for: • The implementation and compliance of CAW’s Integrated Management System (IMS) • The development and implementation of safety and environmental procedures ensuring continuous accreditation of CAW’s IMS Padraic is an Electronics Engineer, with a Masters in Health & Safety from NUI, Galway.
McGloin O&M Manager, Sligo WWTW
Aiden is Operations and Maintenance Manager at the Sligo WWTW having joined Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) in 2000. Aiden is responsible for: • Leading the Operations and Maintenance team, and optimising plant performance at the Sligo WWTW • Operating within specified budget parameters to ensure plant maintenance and operational objectives are achieved, ensuring that HSEQ and environmental compliance standards are met • Delivering enhanced value to Irish Water through the innovative use of existing assets • Delivering the Lean Six-Sigma projects as part of CAW’s Continuous Improvement programme, to maximise operational efficiencies and plant performance across the company Aiden holds a Certificate in Mechanical Engineering from GMIT and a Diploma in First-Line Management from the NCI.
O’Connor Operations Manager Ringsend
Frank is Operations Manager Ringsend having joined Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) in 2008. Frank is responsible for: • Managing the large operations team at Ringsend • Process optimisation and the plant’s environmental performance • Ensuring the operations team deliver KPI targets • Plant’s Energy Management • Delivering Lean Six-Sigma Projects to enhance the plant performance Frank has a Degree in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering from Trinity College Dublin.
Donnelly Maintenance Engineer, Ringsend
Ed is the Maintenance Engineer at the Ringsend WWTW having joined Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) in 2008. He has project managed a number of the upgrades and improvements to the Ringsend WWTW. Ed is responsible for: • Leading a team of engineers and technicians delivering mechanical and electrical maintenance at the Works • Ensuring the reliability of the Sludge Processing Plant at the Works • Energy generation and bio-gas storage and usage on site Ed is a Mechanical Engineer with over 30 years’ experience in mechanical machinery design, installation, commissioning and project management.
Duggan O&M Manager, Sligo WTW
Chris is Operations and Maintenance Manager at the Sligo WTW having joined Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) in 2005. Chris is responsible for: • Leading the Operations and Maintenance team, and optimising plant performance at the Sligo WTW • Operating within specified budget parameters to ensure plant maintenance and operational objectives are achieved, ensuring that HSEQ and environmental compliance standards are met • Delivering enhanced value to Irish Water through the innovative use of existing assets • Delivering the Lean Six-Sigma projects as part of CAW’s Continuous Improvement programme, to maximise operational efficiencies and plant performance across the company Chris has a Degree in Engineering System Maintenance from DIT.
Hayes O&M Manager, Waterford
Thomas is Operations & Maintenance Manager at the Waterford WWTW having joined Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) in 2009. Thomas is responsible for: • Leading the Operations and Maintenance team, and optimising plant performance at the Waterford WWTW • Operating within specified budget parameters to ensure plant maintenance and operational objectives are achieved, ensuring that HSEQ and environmental compliance standards are met • Delivering enhanced value to Irish Water through the innovative use of existing assets • Delivering the Lean Six-Sigma projects as part of CAW’s Continuous Improvement programme, to maximise operational efficiencies and plant performance across the company Thomas holds Diplomas in both and Management and Occupational Health and Safety from Dublin Institute of Technology and a Certificate in Project Management from Carlow Institute of Technology.
O’Connell Senior Project Manager
Paul is the Senior Projects Manager for Celtic Anglian Water and has been working with CAW since 2013. Paul heads up an engineering team responsible for delivering capital projects and has project managed a number of large capital upgrade and improvement works on the Ringsend, Sligo and Waterford sites. Paul is responsible for: • Managing a diverse, experienced team in project delivery from inception, through design development, delivery, testing and takeover. • Nominated contact for project supervisor for the design process (PSDP) and construction phase (PSDP) • Co-ordinating multiple designers across process, mechanical, electrical, civil and structural design aspects of each project • The development of commercial proposals Paul is a Charted Mechanical Engineer.
Duggan Project Manager
Clare has been working with Celtic Anglian Water (CAW) for four years and is currently a Project Manager with the CAW Projects Team. She has managed a number of upgrade projects at the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Works and the Sligo & Environs Water Supply Scheme. Clare uses past experience in the consulting engineering sector, as well as experience gained with CAW to ensure the delivery of upgrade projects on time and on budget. Clare is a Chartered Engineer with a Honours Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University College Cork.
O'Reilly Business Development Manager - Industrial
Darren joined Celtic Anglian Water in June 2019 and is a qualified Environmental Engineer/Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor . Darren brings a wealth of experience within an operational engineering environment whilst also understanding business commercials. Darren is responsible for developing the business growth strategy within the Industrial and Commercial sectors throughout Ireland in order to deliver innovative wastewater solutions for the private sectors. Darren has considerable experience of serving large industrial customers in previous roles and has over 6 year’s experience working within the waste industry delivering sustainable solutions for a breadth of clients.
Zhu Engineering Manager - Industrial
Having joined the company in 2001, Ming is involved in a wide range of activities including process optimisation, front-end feasibilities, engineering design, and delivery of capital projects on water and wastewater assets. He is responsible for managing a Projects/Engineering team and for the successful delivery of all capital and engineering projects. Ming is a chartered chemical engineer having gained his university education in China and a PhD at Bradford University.
Giles Commercial Manager - Industrial
Paul is an Applied Chemist with over 30 years’ experience in the water and wastewater industry in both the municipal and industrial sectors. He joined the company in 2003 and has developed our service offering to industrial and municipal clients for both capital projects and operations & maintenance. Paul's process knowledge and commercial skills have allowed him to develop robust and cost-effective solutions to client process and operational challenges.