Seamus Connolly MBE

Fast Engineering Ltd. (FASTANK®)

Seamus Connolly MBE BSc C Eng MICE MCIWEM
Chairman & Managing Director, Fast Engineering Ltd, Antrim

Seamus started his career as a Civil & Environmental Engineer having graduated from Queen’s University Belfast 1967. He spent time on construction sites both in UK and abroad specialising in water and environmental engineering. He then spent seven years as a consulting engineer on design and contract administration.

In 1972 he took up the position as Senior Lecturer Water Resources at the University of Ulster.

In 1981 he established Fast Engineering to manufacture the patented FASTANK® for worldwide markets. The Company’s product range and application has grown to include aid/relief work, fish farming, firefighting, environmental protection and civil defence. Exports account for 80% of the Company’s production.

Has served as Council member on CBI and Chamber of Commerce and other professional bodies. He was an Equality Commissioner for five years and in 1999 was awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth.

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Small Things Make The Difference in Preventing Pollution

“Cross-pollination” of ideas learnt in other industries can be the inspiration for success in preventing pollution and avoiding environmental damage (including heavy fines).

Lessons learnt in the aid/relief sector are readily applicable to contamination incidents when people become stressed and panic. Training, organisation and response equipment are paramount for a successful and safe outcome.

The speaker will focus on proven design methodology to assist the responders.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Michael Lunn: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Michael Lunn - Can local authorities maintain public confidence in managing contaminated land sites?

  • To Be Confirmed: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    To Be Confirmed - Global Innovation in Environmental Testing and Analysis

  • Peter Sherfield: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Peter Sherfield - Effective Monitoring of Hazardous Substances During Land Remediation

  • Steve Billingham: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Steve Billingham - Benzene – the next asbestos?

  • David Smith: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    David Smith - Spill Source Identification – The Future For The Analysis of Oil