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Barry English

Group Managing Director : 

Barry English

Barry is the founder of  Winthrop and majority shareholder in the company. He qualified with an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering in the prestigious University College Dublin in 1988. He has worked in the building services industry for 27 years both nationally and internationally, including projects in London, Spain and Singapore, directly managing and delivering projects with values of up to $500 million in services.

Since the commencement of Winthrop, Barry has been involved in all aspects of the business and has been instrumental in delivering projects in all sectors of the construction industry throughout Ireland, UK and Europe and the Middle East.

When required, Barry provides a very hands on approach when dealing with key clients. He has a wealth of market experience and commercial astuteness, and supported by his engineering knowledge, Barry has enabled the company to grow in a controlled and profitable manner since its foundation.