Derek Meenan

Senior Associate

Derek is a registered Architect with a broad range of experience across all sectors in local and international markets. He is a highly skilled designer with a great eye for detail and has delivered several high-quality and award-winning complex projects over the last 25 years. Derek is an excellent communicator and a pragmatic negotiator and problem solver; he also has extensive site experience which affords in-depth focus on buildability and practicality in his design work.

Core Expertise

  • Concept Design
  • Strategy
  • Negotiation
  • Problem Solving
  • Detailed Design



  • Dip Adv Arch Studies, Diploma in Advanced Architectural Studies, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture Aberdeen, 1993
  • BSc (Hons) Arch, Bachelor of Architecture, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture Aberdeen, 1992
  • Professional Certificate, Leading People, Trinity Business School, 2021
  • RIAI Council Member, Northern Region Representative 2012-13, 2016-2021
  • RIAI Architecture and Public Affairs Committee 2019-2021
  • RIAI Observer to RSUA Council 2018-2021
  • RIAI Safety by Design, RIAI CPD Accredited Course, 2015
  • MRIAI, Member of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland, 1996