Michael leads 3D Personnel’s thriving Irish construction recruitment and contracting services business, with almost 30 years’ experience in the sector.Since launching 3D 15 years ago with co-founder Damian Doherty, Michael has earnt a highly regarded industry reputation for delivering a consistently reliable and quality workforce supply.Powered by a driven work ethic, Michael enjoys landing new clients and taking calculated risks to drive business growth. Clients and candidates alike all say he’s a great people person who genuinely believes in encouraging the best out of people, to mutual gain.Michael is also a keen advocate for the embracing of digital technologies, many of which have enabled 3D Personnel to offer an industry leading, data-secure recruitment service.Outside work, Michael’s passion for sport is clear through his deep involvement and support of Gaelic Games, helping with coaching and running the local club. Michael also enjoys refurbishing old buildings, borne from a long-held interest in architecture.
Damian has been immersed in construction recruitment for over 21 years and runs 3D Personnel in the UK. Since co-founding 3D with Michael Byrne in 2007, he has been instrumental to the company’s expanding growth across England, Ireland and Poland, a staff of over 100 and 4 thriving Group divisions.
Damian firmly abides by one of 3D’s most essential values: delivering on every promise. Upholding this principle has been behind the forging of many successful long-term client relationships.
Energetic, likeable and hands-on, Damian relishes winning new business. He enjoys showing clients how collaborative partnerships built on trust and hard work achieve mutual results.
Damian regularly shares his seasoned industry know-how with the 3D Personnel team to aid ongoing growth and development. Their steadfast commitment to ensuring exceptional client service is a constant inspiration.
Outside work, Damian is both a family man and active sports fan. A huge Southampton and Liverpool supporter, he also squeezes in time for some 5-a-side and cycling.
Jason is a trusted name in the built environment recruitment space, bringing 20 years of expertise and a wealth of connections to the company.
As Director of the Professional & Technical (ProTec) team for the UK and Ireland, Jason recruits top tier middle, senior, director and C-Suite talent including Real Estate Developers, Main Contractors, Construction Services, Civil engineering, Rail, and Utilities.
Jason graduated from Ulster University with a specialism in Business and holds a post-grad Diploma in International Business.
Taking a holistic attitude to life, Jason balances a dedication to his work with a keen interest in reading, keeping fit, gardening and watching sport
Director, Professional & Technical
Ciaran joined 3D over 7 years ago from an M&E background and has risen up the ranks to Sales Director.
His main areas of expertise are in the New Build, Housing and Refurb area of Construction throughout London, the Southeast and Midlands. Ciaran enjoys helping our clients achieve their targets and completing projects on time. He gets involved in helping them with both Blue and White Collar requirements so they always have the right staff on their sites.
A natural people person and great communicator, Ciaran has built a great network of clients and candidates, nurturing scores of loyal relationships over the years. He takes great pride in overseeing all processes for the recruitment of top construction operatives in the UK.
Ciaran’s natural, driven competitiveness to always deliver his best has seen him represent Ireland for football at Youth and University levels. He also holds an honours degree in Business and Marketing.
Sales Director, Trades & Labour
Brian leads 3D’s operations team for our Trades & Labour division in Ireland and has been with the company almost 9 years. His construction background includes 10 years working as a successful carpenter, which gives Brian a clear insight as to what clients are looking for in a candidate.
Clients have every confidence in his understanding of each job specification and the calibre of candidate needed. Brian is proud to have helped build 3D’s reputation in the industry as a top construction recruitment agency and enjoys developing strong relationships with clients and candidates.
He highly values the role of diligence in the recruiting process to ensure the right placement match and gets great satisfaction when both parties are delighted with the service provided.
At the weekend, Brian takes a huge interest in sports and like to actively support Liverpool. He also plays GAA and Soccer.
Operations Director, Trades & Labour
Robert co-launched Multi-Sector in 2020, spotting an opportunity to support construction clients with a broader 360-degree recruitment resourcing solution.
Drawing on over 18 years of expertise and network relationships, Robert’s ambition is to keep building on the company’s growing success and expand into new markets. He enjoys showing clients how a strong recruitment partner adds value to their business.
Robert takes great pride in helping candidates move towards their dream job with the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and discretion. People with an entrepreneurial ‘can-do’ spirit energise him and he passionately champions the promotion of equal opportunities for all.
David runs Multi-Sector’s day-to-day operations. A seasoned recruitment expert with 18 years’ experience, candidates frequently praise his dedication to always go the extra mile. He takes a methodical yet creative approach to problem solving, whether it’s delivering the right client outcome or guiding candidates with proactive advice.David is proud to have played a key role in the company’s evolution from a construction specialist to a broader recruitment solutions provider across expanding industry sectors and disciplines.Outside work, music is a passion and inspiration. David enjoys relaxing with friends and family and appreciating the simple things in life.
Clive is a expert recruiter with over 25 years experience in the built environment. His understanding of the UK Construction Market is excellent, particularly the white-collar sector.Responsible for the UK’s Professional & Technical division, Clive drives a national team providing permanent and freelance placements. He also leads the company’s London business region.Clive’s confident with working with all types of Contractors, forging successful partnerships and assisting them find the right talent for their teams. He gets great satisfaction helping each candidate advance their career.To relax, Clive is a huge sports enthusiast. He previously completed the 1st stage of the Tour de France, raising funds for Prostate Cancer.
National Professional & Technical Manager
Senior Commercial Manager, Trades & Labour
Richard has built over 21 years of expertise in the Blue Collar construction sector. Having been based in the Midlands across his recruitment career, Richard brings an enviable market understanding.
As Senior Commercial Manager, he oversees client contracts and budgets, assesses risk management and seeks growth opportunities to continue expanding the business.
Richard has built an impressive network of long-lasting relationships with clients and candidates over the years. He’s renowned for being an honest and approachable straight talker, ready for any challenge and someone who thrives on partnering with clients to deliver results.
One of Richard’s great strengths is his collaborative teamwork approach, drawing from his earlier Royal Navy years. He’s also fluent in Cantonese.
Commercial Manager, Trades & Labour
A high-level sports athlete in his former years, Michael applies that same competitive determination and focus to help clients successfully achieve their labour supply needs.
Since joining 3D Personnel, he has concentrated on helping businesses with their Blue Collar workforce demands across the London & South of England. Michael’s sector specialism is with Civil, Commercial and Fit Out contractors.
A natural communicator and knowing how to consistently deliver under pressure has seen Michael build an expanding network of trusted client relationships and repeat business. Michael also enjoys collaborating and being inspired by a great bunch of people in the 3D London team.
Outside work, he maintains a long-standing, close association with the GAA. Managing the North London Shamrocks team, Michael appreciates a fantastic sense of achievement from the community it brings.
Regional Manager, Trades & Labour
William’s career at 3D Personnel started straight from graduation, as Labour Manager. After a flying start, he moved on to become Contracts Manager, making sure all our client workforce requirements are filled on a daily basis.
William oversees the Blue-Collar division, responsible for checking all Labour is fully compliant and referenced before arriving to site. This is an extremely important role within 3D and one which he thrives in.
He’s a thoroughly determined individual who excels under pressure, both in and out of the work environment. William’s can-do attitude means he will always stretch to achieve the outcomes that best meet his clients’ needs.
Sport is his passion, both for spectating and participating. Outside work, William plays for, coaches and manages his local football team.
Contracts Manager, Trades & Labour
Account Manager, Trades & Labour
Eamonn pivoted to construction recruitment after a successful career in food production at management level. Seven years later at 3D Personnel and working in our Trades & Labour division, he’s never looked back.
Always willing to learn, improve and evolve, Eamonn enjoys working closely with clients to ensure he places the right candidate in the right position, cost effectively.
Clients and Candidates both describe him as a great people person with Eamonn thriving in meeting new people and building trusting relationships. In fact he calls it the highlight of his job and places great value in developing strong client bonds.
At the weekends, Eamonn loves a round of golf and playing football with his son. Like so many of the 3D Personnel team, his passion for sport includes a previous career in club Gaelic football and Hurling, and has the scars to prove it!
Gerard’s construction career proves what results can be achieved when you combine a committed work ethic with the right skillsets and attitude.
He has successfully worked his way up from general labourer level to his current position with 3D Personnel as Labour Manager. He brings 9 years’ solid recruitment expertise and enjoys helping clients achieve their labour supply needs.
Gerard's 25 years in the built environment enables him to confidently assure clients that he has a thorough sector understanding and the right specification knowledge to deliver their workforce requirements.
Since joining 3D Personnel seven years ago, Hugh has built a strong network of contacts, developing excellent relationships with candidates and clients to support their recruitment journey. His specialism is with Professional & Technical construction placements.
Hugh has an excellent 360 degree understanding of the construction sector across both Ireland and Europe.
He’s been described by candidates as thorough, trustworthy, proactive and highly professional, ready to offer pragmatic advice and support.
A huge sports fan, Hugh has played senior Gaelic football, soccer and golf to a high level. Whenever time permits, he actively supports Liverpool, Celtic and Ireland football teams. Hugh holds an honours degree in Finance from Queens University Belfast.
Senior Recruitment Consultant, Professional & Technical
Sarah has brought a wealth of connections and recruitment industry knowledge to the business, having previously worked in the sector across the UK and Middle East.She’s an energetic, confident communicator who thrives on winning new business and seizing opportunities to forge new relationships.Sarah enjoys developing trusted partnerships with construction clients to support their ongoing workforce needs, both in the Trades & Labour and Professional & Technical sectors. Fired by a driven work ethic to succeed in a fiercely competitive market, Sarah works smart and fast to produce results.Outside work Sarah enjoys city breaks, travelling and spending time with friends & family.
Recruitment Consultant, Professional & Technical
Gerard started his career working in sales before making a seamless transition to construction recruitment. He now holds 7 years’ specialist experience from working in Ireland, the UK and Australia.
Based with 3D’s Professional & Technical team, Gerard recruits Engineers, Site & Project Managers, Health & Safety and Commercial personnel.
Gerard’s positivity, commitment, personable approach and indepth knowledge of his market ensures standout client results. He enjoys building a strong rapport to foster trusted relationships with candidates and clients.
For down time, Gerard is a huge sports enthusiast, particularly with the GAA and running. Gerard holds an honours Business degree.
Belfast-based, Manus leads on business development and also looks after Trades and Labour project requirements for clients in Northern Ireland.
Backed by 21 years in business development and top tier civils construction, Manus is strongly positioned to advise and support 3D clients and candidates in the Irish market.
He works with some of the construction industry’s leading Main Contractors, Infrastructure, Residential and Social Housing Developer`s and Interior Fit Out Contractors.
Manus comes with a comprehensive network of connections and enjoys building strong and dependable client relationships, overseeing their portfolio of existing site based works, as well as developing new business opportunities.
You’ll notice a keen passion for sports runs like DNA through the 3D Personnel teams – for Manus his love is watching football and coaching teams at his local rugby club.
Area Manager, Trades & Labour
Meet Zak, our Southampton-based Commercial Manager. He brings 8 years of sales and business management, including experience of working with Power and Plant suppliers for the Construction industry.
Pivoting to Trades and Labour recruitment with 3D, he’s a committed and dedicated person who works closely with his clients to provide a personal and tailored service. He’s also proud to say that he has never once let a client down.
A genuine believer in inspiring his team to collaborate and achieve success together, his personal goal is to always aim to be the best version of himself.
Zak’s strong competitive instincts are mirrored through his passion for boxing and football, coaching the (currently unbeaten) Gosport Borough Ladies 1st Team.
Connor has 8 years of solid Sales and Business experience, most recently within Procurement & Supply Chain recruitment. He's confident he can leverage this strong skillset into Construction and flourish in his new Commercial Manager role.
Connor’s focus is on Blue Collar Trades & Labour supply. Personable and committed, any workforce he supplies to clients will always be carefully pre-checked and briefed
Behind his confident exterior lies a sharp business mind that relishes resolving a client challenge, no matter how complex.
Family minded and motivated, Connor strives to be a great role model for his brother. He enjoys travelling, spending time with friends and is a diehard Southampton supporter.
Rory has worked in construction for 12 years, plus comes with 10 years’ senior management retail experience. Now switching to a recruitment role for 3D’s Trades & Labour sector, his knowledge and connections throughout the Irish market are second to none. Rory has opened offices in Limerick, Galway, Belfast and Dublin.
He takes great pride in developing long term relationships that convert into repeat clients and is well known for his honest, trustworthy approach. Clients value his total focus on delivering for them every time.
Rory enjoys being part of a dynamic 3D Irish team with a collective hunger and passion to always provide clients with a best-in-class service.
Outside of work Rory devotes a large part of his time to active sport, being heavily involved with the GAA - managing the Derry team and coaching his kids’ teams. He also supports Liverpool and New England Patriots.
Ben provides top quality Professional & Technical personnel for leading Tier One Contractor and Sub Contractor clients across London, the Midlands and South Coast. Ben’s focus is on recruiting Project Managers, Site Managers and Engineers.
He brings 3 years of construction recruitment success to 3D, in addition to excellent people skills from the personal training industry and the M&E sector. Ben enjoys building relationships with construction clients at senior level: both candidates and clients speak highly of his integrity, reliability and going the extra mile.
Ben believes 3D is a great organisation for him to grow and thrive. He fully identifies with our values in supplying the best possible service to candidates and clients and being rewarded when hard work pays off.
Outside work, Ben’s passionate about sport, with golf being his main interest. He leaves a little room to actively support Arsenal and watch boxing and cricket.
Account Manager, Ireland - Professional & Technical
Conor’s role within our Professional and Technical division is to support clients with their freelance recruitment needs. A great communicator who builds rapport easily, Conor is quickly building a strong network of relationships with both candidates and clients.
London, Midlands and South Coast regions fall under his remit, and the type of experienced and skilled personnel he places include Senior Engineers, Site Supervisors, Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Health & Safety and Admin Personnel.
Conor’s committed work ethic combined with a flexible and supportive approach is delivering successful outcomes for our clients. A true team player, he’s always ready to support his colleagues any way he can.
Conor holds a Degree in Business; outside work he enjoys playing for the Division 4 London Senior Football Team and actively supports Celtic FC.
Aaron comes with a solid construction background including 7 years of recruitment expertise in addition to on-site labour roles. This gives him a great understanding of what our clients require from 3D. As Commercial Manager, Aaron enjoys solving our clients’ Trades & Labour workforce challenges across the London area. He knows how to help them achieve their deadlines, particularly when operating on tight programmes.
Aaron enjoys developing existing relationships and winning new business, using his leadership skills to inspire his team to always go above and beyond, to ensure full client satisfaction.
In his spare time, Aaron is a volunteer for Special Olympics Ireland and is deeply committed to actively playing, coaching and watching sport. He’s also been a player/manager for IT Carlow, helping them take the All Ireland trophy in 2013.
Catherine has been with 3D for four years, bringing wide-ranging experience from working with multiple small and medium-sized businesses across the construction, property development and temporary recruitment sectors.
As FD, Catherine oversees all financial activities of the company, implementing policies, and streamlining financial processes. Operating at a senior level in business, she has gained strong leadership, negotiation, accountancy, and project management skills as well as the ability to meet challenging deadlines.
Through her leadership, Catherine instils a high level of professionalism to all aspects of the finance function and is both a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Irish Taxation institute.
Sport makes up a sizeable part of her outside interests, especially GAA.Catherine also finds long countryside walks a great way to relax.
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