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New Appointment: Paul Knowles, Project Controls Director
Mercury is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Paul Knowles as Project Controls Director. Paul is responsible for leading and overseeing the Project Controls function within Mercury.
This includes developing a strategic plan for the Project Controls function to meet the needs of the business; overseeing the monthly contract review process and ensuring that key stakeholders are updated on all project risks, opportunities and commercial implications associated with projects; and developing processes and procedures to enhance the commercial control of the business.
Paul joined Mercury last year, initially working on a large Life Sciences & Advanced Technology project in Dublin, before being promoted to his current role. Prior to joining Mercury, Paul worked for 20 years, holding a number of senior management positions within Kentz (part of the SNC Lavalin Group), working across Southern Africa, the Middle East and North America, where he was responsible for managing business units. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Quantity Surveying from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa.
Mercury is an Irish based European contractor. We build and manage complex engineering projects that reimagine how people work and live in the built environment. We believe that real innovation happens if you’re willing to be brave. Our determination and sharp focus enable us to deliver leading edge construction solutions across a range of key sectors, taking our clients to new territories they never thought possible.
Our purpose is to deliver our clients vision through leading edge construction solutions. We go beyond our duty which turns clients into partners and builds relationships that thrive.