SYSTRA Ireland expands with Cork city office

SYSTRA's new office is at Lapps Quay, Cork City Docklands

Transport and infrastructure engineering and consultancy SYSTRA is continuing its growth in Ireland by opening an office in Cork city in direct response to its widening work portfolio. 

The new office space is located in the heart of the regenerated Cork Docklands area at Lapps Quay. 

The opening of the new office reflects SYSTRA’s ongoing expansion in Ireland. 

SYSTRA’s Cork office will be managed by newly appointed director, John Paul FitzGerald, a chartered engineer with 20 years’ experience in transport engineering, planning, modelling and appraisal.

He has a track record in delivering for the southern region’s growth ambitions as project manager on the Metropolitan Area Transport Strategies for Cork, Limerick-Shannon and Waterford, and on projects including the Dunkettle Interchange Upgrade, Cork Docks Regeneration, Limerick Inter-City Rail Improvements and Kilkenny Active Travel Networks. 

SYSTRA is now poised to support the development of much needed transport improvements in Cork City and beyond.

It is working on key projects for the Department of Transport, National Transport Authority, Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Irish Rail. 

The company is also working to support Cork’s growth through its work on Cork Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy, Cork City Centre Movement Strategy, Cork Light Rail Transit and Cork BusConnects. 

John Paul FitzGerald, director southern region, SYSTRA said: “With Cork metropolitan area having a projected population growth of over 50% by 2040, it’s an exciting time to be opening an office in Cork city. 

“Personally, it means a lot to me and to SYSTRA to support the delivery of the Cork Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy, and to help Cork transform into a leader in sustainable transport. 

“Our work on transport projects right across Ireland is diverse and incredibly rewarding. 

“As well as growing our portfolio of work in Ireland we will continue to support our colleagues on complex global projects in the UK, France and around the world.” 

Nick Salt, managing director UK and Ireland, SYSTRA, added: “Our new office in Cork city is testament to our commitment to our local clients in Ireland. 

“We are looking forward to growing our business in the region and supporting the delivery of sustainable infrastructure across the country.”

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