Richard Irwin

Business Development Director, Engineering Services

Richard Irwin is business development director for ISG’s specialist engineering services divisions in the UK and continental Europe.

Working across technically complex and highly serviced new build and refurbishment projects, Richard is responsible for leading business development and strategy across ISG’s technology, science and health sectors.

With over 20 years’ experience in engineering alone, having studied an electrical engineering degree at university in Scotland, Richard has amassed a broad knowledge of the UK and global construction industry. His key areas of expertise involve the building and operation of critical facilities for datacentres and R&D facilities, including the pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare sectors.

Richard joined ISG in November 2014 as a divisional director for the UK engineering business, before growing his role to become business development director for the pan-European engineering services business. He thrives with the challenge of delivering highly engineered environments and embraces ISG’s ambition to be the world’s most dynamic provider of engineering-led construction solutions.

In his spare time, Richard enjoys socialising, spending time with his family and watching both the Ireland national and Ulster rugby teams. He’s also been known to be a part-time over of lycra (please note only when cycling).