Board of Directors

Barry English

Founder, Director

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 30 years both nationally and internationally.

Having been involved in most of the companies many projects since its foundation,  Barry also specialises more specifically in Mission Critical solutions and has an inherent knowledge of the Data Centre market for the last 20 years.

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

Anne Dooley

Chief Executive Officer

Anne is a qualified Mechanical Engineer and joined Winthrop in 1997. A director and shareholder, she has overall responsibility for all projects, whilst also performing a vital role in the day to day operations and cost management of the company.


Anne has been a crucial part of Winthrop’s significant and steady growth in the M&E and Mission Critical Turnkey sector over the last 20 years.


At the 2008 O2 National Business Awards, Anne won the top prize, collecting the award for ‘Business Woman of the Year’.

Bernard Keane

Managing Director

Bernard joined Winthrop in 2004, and his role within the company is as Data Centre Director overseeing the whole process from design to construction. He has extensive experience in the Data & Pharmaceutical industry, working closely with Global Data Centre Clients over the last number of years, and has delivered large scale projects for Pharmaceutical Companies such as IVAX, Merck Sharpe & Dohme and Wyeth Medica.

Michael Cawley


Conor Roche

Non-Executive Director

Paul Lynch

Non-Executive Director