CIRI Office

CIRI Office

Sarah Ingle

CIRI Registrar

Sarah Ingle began her appointment as Registrar of the Construction Industry Register Ireland (CIRI) in January 2024. Sarah leads and manages the CIRI Office within the CIF, which is the Government appointed CIRI Registration Body. As Registrar, she is responsible for developing and maintaining the register and facilitating the work of the CIRI Admissions and Registration Board.

Previous to this position, Sarah’s most recent role spanned eight years as Secretary General of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (ACEI) where she was accountable for all the ACEI’s activities and services to members. Sarah also undertook external liaison roles and representation nationally and internationally on behalf of ACEI, including being elected as a member of the Board of Directors of EFCA (European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations).

As Chair of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) for two years, Sarah expanded her engagement with other professions and associations in the sector. She also represented ACEI and the CIC on the Government led Construction Sector Group (CSG) and has excellent relationships with senior officials in many government departments.

A Chartered Engineer by profession, Sarah followed up her Production Engineering Degree in TU Dublin with a Masters in Industrial Engineering from UCD and a PhD in Strategic Management from Dublin City University (DCU). She also held senior academic and management roles in DCU and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Arizona State University in 2007. On her return she was elected President of the Irish Fulbright Alumni Association (IFAA) and was then appointed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Board of the Irish Fulbright Commission which she subsequently chaired.

Antoinette Fay

CIRI Executive

Antoinette joined CIF in 2016, bringing with her over 15 years of experience. Since 2022, she has held the position of Executive overseeing activities pertaining to the Construction Industry Register Ireland (CIRI). Antoinette is part of the CIRI team and collaborates closely with the Registrar and the Admissions and Registration Board to facilitate the forthcoming statutory CIRI register implementation.

Julie Dobson

CIRI Administrator

Julie Dobson was appointed as an administrator in the Construction Industry Register Ireland (CIRI) office in June 2021. She supports members with their annual renewals, assessing applications and updating the database. Julie is working with the CIRI team, Registrar and the Admissions and Registration Board on the implementation of the forthcoming statutory CIRI register. Prior to this role, Julie worked as a Graphics and Brand Advisor in Tullow Oil for 10 years, assisting onsite and international teams with the development of communication resources. She managed the extensive photo library, organising corporate photoshoots and was responsible for choosing key photography for communications materials and projects. Julie also worked in the publishing industry for over 8 years, gaining extensive experience across all aspects of the business, liaising with authors, and collaborating with Sales and Marketing and Editorial teams.

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