• Honours Diploma in Electrical Engineering, College of Technology, Kevin St. Dublin (1972-76)
  • BSc. (Eng.), Dublin University (1976)
  • Masters in Business Administration, University of Ulster (1989)
  • Radiological Health Physics, University of Lowell (1981)
  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), American Production and Inventory Control Society (1985)
  • Quality Assurance Auditor Training, Irish Quality Association (1992)
  • Certificate in Food Safety, City & Guilds (1998)
  • Advanced Certificate in Business Counselling, Durham University Business School (1998-1999)
  • Workshop Facilitation Skills for SME Trainers, Durham University Business School (1998-1999)
  • Enterprise and the Environment (1998), Environmental Decision Making: A Systems Approach (1999), Open University (1998-1999)
  • Evaluating Training Programmes, FÁS/IMI (1999)
  • Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor for undertakings which transport dangerous goods and for undertakings which carry out related loading or unloading in all classes by road in accordance with EC Directive 96/35/EC (DGSA) (2000)
  • Integrated Safety, Health & Environmental Management, Open University (2003)
  • Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Health & Safety (CMIOSH) 2003)



Bob since 1992 is doing Training & Consultancy in small to medium enterprise (SME) sector in different subjects: Health & Safety management systems, risk assessment and control, manual handling training, Transport of Dangerous Goods (DGSA), Quality Management (ISO 9001), Occupational Health & Safety

Management Systems (OHSAS 18001), Environmental Management Systems (ISO14001).

Bob also done Consultancy & Management Systems Auditing for Flogas plc and he done: Initial implementation, and on-going development and auditing of ISO 9001 Quality Management System, Preparation of Safety Case for Flogas Natural Gas (member of safety case preparation team, safety case required by Commission for Energy Regulation) and DGSA services for Flogas, and Flogas distributor network.