Derry O’Kelly, Estimating and Pre-Construction Director
Derry has worked with AMD since April 2012, initially as Estimating Manager. He is responsible for the entire pre-construction process, ensuring that competitive and compliant bids are developed to meet with the clients’ needs.
The core aim of the estimating department is to deliver the right price for projects, whilst focusing on a thorough understanding of the technical and commercial aspects of the bid.
Derry continually strives to achieve high levels of quality within all aspects of the bid process, and takes pride in ensuring clients receive an unparalleled service with the simple aim of ‘giving the client what they want’.
Derry’s passion and drive to deliver high quality bids is supported by his experience in the M&E industry. Starting as a trainee estimator at Rosser & Russell, in 1988, Derry has worked with leading contractors in all market sectors, gaining vast experience across a wide variety of projects. This has given Derry the skill and confidence to develop tenders, whilst constantly looking for unique angles to assist our clients achieve Value for Money, and ultimately, to secure the project.
Outside of work, Derry enjoys travelling, and maintains an interest in ancient civilisations. He also enjoys rugby, sailing, squash and power-kiting.