Republic of ireland

CIHT Republic of Ireland


Sarah McDonagh

Sarah has worked as a Transport Planner with Jacobs for the last 5 years. She recently completed a Masters in Transport and Mobility in TU Dublin, and her professional interests lie in the development of sustainable transport infrastructure. Sarah is currently the Chair of the CIHT ROI Branch.

Vice Chair

Andy Campbell

Andy is a Civil Engineer with over 35 years' experience in infrastructure project delivery. He specialises in major project delivery including the A5 and M20 road schemes in Ireland. He has a passion for optimising delivery through effective project management, adoption of lean principles and capturing the benefits of innovative solutions. Special interests include ITS, the environment and the circular economy.

Honorary Treasurer

Saurabh Gupta

Saurabh is a Chartered Civil Engineer with a master’s degree in Transportation Systems Engineering with over 18 years of experience, working on a portfolio of multi-disciplinary transportation projects and programmes. He is presently an Associate Director in the Strategic Consulting (Transport Planning) Group at Jacobs. Prior to moving to Jacobs, he worked for Arup and Halcrow in Ireland, UK, Belgium, India and Malaysia. He also represents Jacobs on the Roads and Transportation Society Committee, Engineers Ireland.


Honorary Secretary

Dr. Amin Rezaei

Dr. Amin Rezaei is a Researcher and Consultant in Transportation Engineering. His research interest lies primarily in Traffic Engineering and Management, where he has applied this skill set in the areas of Traffic Flow Efficiency Appraisals, Micro & Macro-Simulation Modelling, Traffic Safety, Policy Research, and Strategic Management.

Amin completed his PhD in Transportation Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, focusing on Optimisation and Simulation of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs). He has also conducted extensive Survey Research and Statistical Assessments on Human Perceptions and Acceptance of AVs.

Amin presently works at AECOM as a Researcher, Consultant and Transport Engineer in several national and international projects such as the Southern California MaaS study, CAV Ireland, and Dublin Airport Traffic Management.”

Membership / Recruitment Officer

Dr. Shreya Dey

Dr. Shreya Dey is a Consultant and Civil Engineer, currently working as an Intelligent Mobility Consultant at Arup, where she is working on a diverse range of projects in the areas of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS), Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV), Sustainable Transport, Micromobility, and Transportation Emissions.

She holds a master’s degree in Transportation Systems Engineering and completed her PhD in Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering from Trinity College Dublin. Her PhD mainly focused on Vehicular Emissions and the work was undertaken as part of the “Greening Transport” project funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ireland.

Past Chair & Regional Member of CIHT Council

Matt Steele

Matthew has been a Director of Traffic Transport and Road Safety Associates Limited (TTRSA) since 2009. He has over twenty years of experience in the industry and specialises in the fields of Transport Planning and Road Safety. He is registered as a Road Safety Audit Team Leader with Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and has undertaken all stages of Road Safety Audit (Stage F, 1, 1/2, 2, 3 and 4) on all types and scales of scheme, including the M50 motorway and its associated junctions. He is a graduate of both the University of Salford and University of Westminster, and has worked extensively in Ireland and the UK, previously holding senior roles in Mouchel Parkman (MP), Transportation Planning International (TPi) and Colin Buchanan and Partners.

Communications/ Web Officer 

Luciana Pires

Luciana is an Architect and Urban Planner with a master’s degree in Transport Engineering. She currently works as a Transport Planner at Jacobs, where she is involved in a variety of projects including Metrolink.
Before moving to Ireland in 2017, Luciana worked as a Transport Engineer in Brazil. She was involved in the planning, implementation and operation of bus corridors and in the Rio de Janeiro’s city preparation to host the Olympic Games in 2016.

Co-opted Member

Paraic Caroll

Dr. Páraic Carroll is an Assistant Professor in Transport Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering at University College Dublin, where he lectures in transportation modelling, policy, and planning.
Prior to this Páraic worked as a Transport Modeller in the Transport Planning and Capital Investment Division of the National Transport Authority.

Páraic completed a PhD in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, his thesis was entitled: 'Incentivising Car-shedding Behaviour in the Greater Dublin Area'. Which examined the behavioural response of commuters within the Greater Dublin Area (GDA), to a range of policy incentives devised to encourage travellers to make greater usage of sustainable travel modes for work and education trips.



Other Committee members 

  • Colin Acton
  • Lorraine D'Arcy
  • John Fleming
  • Cathal Fahy
  • Quentin O'Connor