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
With over 23 years of Recruitment industry experience the majority of which has been spent working for both Plc and National Construction and Build Environment agencies, Steve joins 3D Personnel as UK Operations Director. Steve has built up a wealth of experience and knowledge through the supply of Trades, Labour and Professional and Technical staff on both a contract and permanent basis to clients in the UK and Europe. During his recruitment career he has also built teams and divisions including a national construction and maintenance recruitment business, where he progressed from Team Manager through to Managing Director. Operationally and strategically focused Steve is an organised and client centric recruitment leader who strives to achieve excellence and a professional service to clients, contacts, and candidates alike. When not supporting 3D’s UK offices, Steve can be found supporting Watford FC, spending time with his family and trying to complete his every growing house refurb and DIY list, much to the annoyance of his wife.
UK Operations Director
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
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
Stuart has been with 3D Personnel for over 5 years, during which time he has progressed to overseeing the company's busy Colchester office. From this base Stuart covers the supply of construction staff to our Essex, Suffolk, and Norfolk construction contractors, with a clear focus on the supply of Trades and Labour operatives.
Stuart covers supply into all construction sectors and has developed a deep understanding of the region's construction projects. His supply of quality construction staff also extends across the UK, where he works with his regional clients, as they secure projects up and down the Country.
One of Stuart’s key abilities is relationship building, which he achieves by ensuring his clients see him out on their projects. There he gets to ask important questions, and see the projects first-hand, which makes the difference in the ultimate provision of quality Trades and Labour operatives.
Outside of life at 3D Personnel, you can find Stuart following Queens Park Rangers on their continuing quest to get back to the glory days of top tier football – which we understand is a very long-term project!
Regional Manager, 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.
Michael joined our experienced team of recruitment professionals and support staff in 2022 and is based in our newest office, in Carrick in southwest Donegal. Michael hails from the locality, but only returned to live in the area in the last few years, having lived and worked around Ireland, Germany and most recently Portugal. With a background in hotel management and hospitality, he has transitioned to ICT and a digital marketing specialisation, since his return to Ireland. He previously worked as a digital marketer with the Digigrow Marketing Agency in Dublin. Michael is a keen sports fan, supporting Finn Harps, Portimonense SC and Stoke City, while closer to home, Naomh Columba and the Donegal GAA team. His family, the ‘Beags’ are also well known in local GAA and construction circles.
A great team player, Ana works with all aspects of our London office engaging with both Sales Managers and Labour Managers daily ensuring a smooth operational delivery for 3D Personnel. Whilst her dedication to our clients means that timesheets and all compliance is always in; giving our clients peace of mind that their workforce is not only highly skilled but compliant. When not spending time with family and friends both in London and Romania, Ana loves developing her passion for learning and is currently studying BSc in international Business Management. She also loves nothing better than relaxing at the weekends with a glass of her favourite Rioja Campo Viejo.
Office Administrator, London office
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.
Commercial 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
Since leaving full time education Oran has been focused on setting high standards and has carried this through to 3D Personnel Ltd where he spends his time meeting and developing client relationships. Oran’s personal drivers mean that his clients and contacts expectations are always exceeded and with his committed Labour Team behind him, Oran succeeds where other agencies fail. When not on site making sure the 3D Personnel brand is represented to the highest level, Oran works hard to support the Labour Team in our office making sure they are well briefed and informed about upcoming projects and have the inside track on what his clients need. Outside of the office and away from construction sites Oran is dedicated Celtic fan and loves everything football. He also places friends and family at the centre of his spare time and is looking forward to starting his GAA career with North London Shamrocks.
Fionn is a seasoned Commercial Manager with over three years of experience in ensuring top candidates employ positions that meet our client requirements and candidate aspirations. Fionn's commitment to building and maintaining strong client relationships through communication and trust has earned him the respect of both clients and candidates.
Fionn has valuable hands-on experience working on residential developments in The Dublin Docklands and on demolition projects around Dublin. This exposure to construction practices and challenges provided him with a deep understanding of construction professionals' needs.
Equipped with Economics and Finance degrees from the University of Galway, Fionn brings a diverse perspective and analytical mindset to recruitment. His economic lens, coupled with his understanding of the construction industry, enables him to provide unique value to clients and candidates.
Outside of work, Fionn is an avid sports enthusiast, actively playing for Tír Chonaill Gaels in London and following Donegal GAA. He also enjoys spending time with friends, travelling, and attending football matches.
Fionn's blend of industry experience, academic background, and personal interests makes him a well-rounded and effective Commercial Manager. His dedication to positive relationships, candidate satisfaction, and exceeding client expectations makes him an invaluable asset to any team.
A focal point of the London 3D Labour Team, Dara brings his highly driven sport ethos to the London office where he not only challenges himself to achieve personal excellence, but also to support the busy team around him. Hardworking, focused and committed to surpassing client and candidates’ expectations, Dara enjoys meeting his candidates and clients face to face on site and strives to grow 3D’s market presence.When not in the office or spending time with family and friends, Dara participates in GAA and has recently joined North London Shamrocks, training hard and playing competitively every weekend. Despite all this, Dara also finds time to follow both Manchester United and Armagh GAA.
Labour Manager, Trades & Labour
Dan has fitted into the London office with ease and recruitment and resourcing have now become second nature to him, where he also represents all of 3D's core client and candidate values. Dan also shows a strong work ethic and sets high individual and team standards, which come from his love of competitive sport in particular GAA. His dedication to clients means he values the importance of getting the right skilled labour and Trades to our clients that will not only represent 3D Personnel at the highest level but mirror his own high standards. Since moving to London from Donegal, when he's not working hard in the office you can find Dan training hard and playing competitively for GAA's North London Shamrocks every weekend.
Having recently moved to London from New Zealand, Sarah brings with her a good understanding of the construction and property industries, having previously worked as an Architectural and Design consultant. In this previous role she saw first-hand just how crucial it was to have the right professionals on board to bring construction projects to life. This real life experience will be a great asset for 3D Personnel, as she recruits for the freelance ProTec business in the UK, placing construction professionals into our busy client contract roles. Sarah commented: I am looking forward to meeting construction professionals and growing my knowledge of the UK freelance market, as I help clients build their ‘Dream Teams’, whilst supporting candidates in finding positions where they can thrive. Sarah has a great drive to succeed in recruitment which will be evident, when you engage with her to find your next role, or as a client when you are seeking to recruit that new site team member. When not giving her all for her clients, Sarah likes nothing more than going running as she explores London’s green spaces or exploring one of London’s many restaurants enjoying the cosmopolitan food scene.
Recruitment Consultant, Professional & Technical
Doz is the longest serving member of our Southampton team, which he joined back in 2015. Over the years, he has developed a deep understanding of the construction sector both on the South coast and nationally.
His knowledge stretches across all construction verticals, and this pays dividends for his established 3D Personnel client base and new 3D clients looking for a reliable construction agency supplier. In addition, his grasp of regional Trades and Labour availability means that he can quickly and commercially access client needs, before supplying quality screened 3D Personnel operatives to our client’s demanding construction projects.
When not on site you may find Doz on the terraces at St Mary’s watching Southampton FC, or spending quality time with his family and friends.
Senior Commercial Manager, Trades & Labour
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 Civils & Infrastructure 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.
Civils & Infrastructure Manager, Trades & Labour
With an extensive background in customer service Joanna works within our Southampton Labour team, excelling at screening, resourcing, and placing candidates with our extensive construction client base. Joanna deals first hand with contacts and clients, where her professionalism is experienced by the candidates she interacts with daily. Organised and extremely hardworking, Joanna is a key member of our Southampton Labour office. When not spending time with family in both the UK and Poland, Joanna likes to socialise and relax with friends.
Since leaving college where Marcela studied Travel, Tourism and Cabin Crew, she has now landed at 3D Personnel and has set new heights with both clients and candidates alike. Marcela’s work ethic is second to none and her commitment to her professional delivery sees all her clients and candidates’ expectations exceeded daily. When not spending time with family and friends both in the UK and Poland, Marcela loves nothing better than putting in her AirPods and going for long walks along the coast whilst listening to her favourite music.
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.
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
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 10 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.
Shane arrived at 3D after graduated from ATU Donegal with a degree in Business Management and Accounting. Having gained experience in several areas within the 3D operation, he now works from our Derry office as a Recruiter specialising in contract roles.
Adapting easily to new challenges and with a great attitude and personality, he has excelled in his current role.
Commenting on his motivations he had this to say:
Providing our clients with the right candidates and getting good feedback from both parties is something that motivates me when recruiting.
I look forward to progressing here at 3D and building my network.
A Manchester United fan for his sins, he loves to keep active and plays sports regularly.
Account Manager, Trades & Labour
Eamon 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, Eamon 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 Eamon 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, Eamon 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!
Philip’s progression to his current role as Labour Manager, saw him move from general construction roles, followed by two years working with 3D’s Specialist Contracting Services division, to his move into recruitment. He has four years’ experience as a Labour Manager with 3D Personnel under his belt. He cites his on-site experience as vital in his day-to-day role, knowing exactly what is required and how best to approach issues as they arise. By delivering on his promises, he has built up many strong, long-lasting relationships with operatives and clients alike. Philip currently heads up our Dublin Airport Civil Works programme, while spending his time between Dublin and the recently opened Donegal office. Outside of work, Philip is an accomplished Gaelic footballer. He is joint-captain of the Naomh Columba GAA senior team, while also currently being part of the Donegal senior football panel. On the rare occasion when his work and sporting commitments allow, he enjoys nothing better than a spot of sea fishing in the locality.
Darius brings a wealth of International experience to the 3D Team in Dublin. Having attained Degrees in Modern Applied Languages and in Political Science, Darius is fluent in three foreign languages. He first worked on sites as a general operative before his move into recruitment.
With over six years’ experience under his belt, Darius excels at recruiting Trades & Labour talent, particularly from Eastern European Countries.
Darius draws inspiration from the countless people he helps with work on a daily basis.
When I help someone to secure work, the smile it puts on their face inspires me to help more people.
Darius’s main motivation with work is to provide a good life for his wife and four-year-old child. In his spare time, he is interested in the process of Video Game Development.
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Having studied Commerce and gained experience on-site as a labourer, Ronan worked his way up to a supervisory role before moving into recruitment.
Now established as a Labour Manager working out of our Dublin office, his prior experience, combined with his positivity, persistence and drive allows him to grow his connections with our workforce and clients.
Ronan strives to be the best version of himself, not just at work but in sport and life generally. Always willing to help with other projects, he measures his success alongside that of 3D Personnel.
Committing to the Naomh Columba GAA team, with travel, training and games, leaves little time aside for anything else. Despite that, he loves to follow Liverpool and the NBA, while his other claim to fame is as a quizzer, where he has won an All-Ireland in Scor for Naomh Columba!
Catherine has been with 3D for five years, bringing wide-ranging experience from working with multiple small and medium-sized businesses across the construction, property development and temporary recruitment sectors.As Finance Director for Ireland, 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 walking a great way to relax.
Finance Director, Ireland
Director, 3D Specialist Contracting
A popular member of our Dublin office team, Erika pulls many strands together to ensure the smooth operation of our day-to-day activities. Working closely with our labour and account managers, looking after new starters, and liaising with our accounting and payroll teams, she helps to ensure best practices are always observed.
With a zeal for learning Erika has qualifications in business administration, human resources and digital marketing. Erika’s enthusiasm and focus makes her a vital member of the 3D team in Dublin.
Outside of work Erika enjoys a variety of activities including walking, sports and swimming, while socialising with friends and a love of travelling keeps her busy.
Office Administrator, Dublin office
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