John Purcell joined Varming Mulcahy Reilly Associates in 1970 as a graduate chemical engineer and was responsible for a portfolio of major industrial projects. In 1978 he became one of the five principals of the restructured company, VMRA Consulting Engineers. His main responsibility was as Director-in-Charge of industrial Projects. In 1993, this responsibility was extended to include healthcare projects. John was appointed Joint Chief Executive in 1996 and subsequently Chairman in 2006. In 2019 John stepped down as Chairman and continues his involvement with Varming as Consultant to the Company.
Bachelor of Engineering
Master of Industrial Engineering
Registered Consulting Engineer
Fellow Institution of Engineers of Ireland
Member Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
Member of the Energy Institute