Key Staff


Richard McCrae

Managing Director

B.A.; B.A.I.; Dip. Fire Safety; M.I.E.I.; Chartered Engineer

Richard is a Chartered Engineer who has worked in Civil and Structural Engineering consultancy since graduating from Trinity College in 1998. In 2010 he also completed a Diploma in Fire Safety Practice in TCD.  Having founded McCrae Consulting Engineers in 2011, he has grown the company into a small to medium sized Consulting Engineering practise that prides itself on being able to provide its Clients with a bespoke service.

He was responsible for the Structural Engineering design of many well-known buildings including Styne House on Harcourt Street and Phase 2 of DIT Aungier Street.  He has been an active member of Engineers Irelands Structure and Construction Division committee for many years and now specialises in Fire, Civil and Structural Engineering design and acting as Assigned Certifier.




Norman Irvine


B Eng.(Hons), Dip. IS, P.G. Dip SHWW, MIEI, Chartered Engineer

A 1994 graduate of University of Ulster, Norman joined Lee McCullough in 1997 and was appointed Associate in 2002. He achieved Chartered Engineer status in 2010 and obtained the Post Graduate Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare (Trinity College, Dublin) in 2012.   In 2012 Norman became a practice principal with LMC Consulting Engineers, a company formed by the Directors of Lee McCullough and became a director in 2014.   Following the merger of LMC Consulting Engineers with McCrae Consulting Engineers, Norman now a Director of the merged companies.  During his many years of practice, Norman has managed a wide range of projects in the Office, Retail, Educational and Residential sectors.


Nial O’Brien

Senior Engineer

Nial joined McCrae Consulting Engineers in 2017 as a senior Structural Engineer.  His work portfolio includes residential, commercial, industrial, educational and listed building restoration for both private and semi-state clients.

He has worked on a number of landmark projects developed in Dublin during the last two decades including the National Gallery Millennium wing, TCD Lecky Library, Dundrum Town Centre, Elm Park and a number of the DDDA Projects.  While having spent several years in a consultancy environment, his wealth of site based experience means he also brings a practical ‘ground-up’ perspective to his design work.



Craig Greene

Senior Structural CAD/Revit Technician

Craig Joined McCrae Consulting Engineers in 2016. He has many years’ experience working on projects across a range of different sectors including residential, health, education & commercial.

Craig is specialised in the use of AutoCAD & Revit Structures. His skills include steel detailing, RC detailing, 3D modelling, rendering, GA drawings, drainage & watermain design and layout, fire safety cert drawings, disabled accessibility cert drawings, site inspections, surveying.



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