Emer O’Dea is an Associate and Chartered Civil Engineer at Arup working in the Transport Infrastructure team. She graduated from NUI Galway in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

Since joining Arup, she has been involved in a number of large road and infrastructure projects in Ireland and internationally, gaining a wide range of experience in different aspects of design and project management at both preliminary and detailed design stages. Her most recent projects include Cherrywood Town Centre, the Alignment Options Study for New Metro North and the M17/M18 Gort to Tuam PPP Scheme in Galway on which she was the Project Manager responsible for the southern section.