Rathkeale NS, Crescent College Comprehensive, University of Limerick (B. Eng), University of Delft Netherlands (Masters)
B. Eng and Masters of Space System Engineering
10 years in propulsuion in Irish/ UK companies, 10 years at ESA
Meteosat Third Generation Product Assurance Manager
European Space Agency
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Clear, calm and consistent
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
Launched GOCE spacecraft into polar orbit
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
Nobody, I took the path myself
What was your favourite subject at school?
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Pegasus roller coaster in Efteling with my sons.... also most terrifying!
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
1961 Jaguar E-Type, more time and time machine
Tell us a joke.
Q: If April showers bring Mayflowers, what do Mayflowers bring? ----> Pilgrims!