Catherine is an Associate Director and the Hydrogeology team leader for Arup in Ireland. She has a Bachelors Degree in Geology from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters Degree in Hydrogeology from the University of Leeds. She is Professional Geologist with the Institute of Geologists of Ireland and is a recognised European Geologist (EurGeol) with the European Federation of Geologists (EFG). She is also a part time lecturer on the environmental management of geology and hydrogeology in UCD.
She is an experienced Project Manager who has managed projects for a variety of disciplines. Her technical background is hydrogeology and her project experience includes groundwater flow modelling, contaminant fate transport modelling, groundwater protection assessments (drainage design review), EIS, hydrogeological impact assessments for dewatering operations, geothermal energy, groundwater monitoring, site investigation, human health and controlled water risk assessments and she has undertaken many research projects for the minerals industry.