ACEI President’s Award 2020< back to news

The ACEI President’s Award recognises the contribution of an engineer through their leadership and life-long contribution to the engineering profession.  

Congratulations to the 2020 awardee, Michael Nolan, Chief Executive in Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII). 

Michael Nolan CEng FIEI was appointed Chief Executive of TII in 2015. He is the first Chief Executive of the state body which merged the National Roads Authority (NRA) and the Railway Procurement Agency (RPA).

Michael had worked in increasingly senior positions for the predecessor organisation, the National Roads Authority, and held the position of Head of Major Projects and Programme Management during the period when billions of euros of essential infrastructure were successfully delivered. A graduate of NUI Galway, Trinity College Dublin and Saïd Business School, Oxford University, Michael retires from TII today. ACEI wishes him well in all his future endeavours.

ACEI President 2019-2020, Gerry Carty with Michael Nolan, Chief Executive in Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).