Meet Our Senior Team


Tim Mulhall BE MSc CEng MIEI – Managing Director

Tim is a Chartered Engineer with over 25 years’ experience of project management in the biotech, pharmaceutical, industrial and commercial sectors. Tim has a proven track record of delivering complex projects safely, on time and in budget. He has worked on significant projects with several blue chip manufacturing companies.


Eoin O’Brien BEng MBS MIEI – Associate Director, Operations

Eoin is a Senior Project Manager with over 20 years’ design experience in the Life Science, Biotech/Pharmaceutical, Educational, Health and Commercial sectors in Ireland and Europe. His design management experience has encompassed projects in OSD, fill finish, biotechnology and API manufacturing varying in value from €50,000 to €30million. Eoin’s project portfolio includes facility modifications and upgrade projects, infrastructural projects, laboratory upgrades as well as admin/office fit-outs.

Colm Burke Tandem

Colm Burke BE PGDip CEng MIEI – Associate Director, Built Environment

Colm is a Chartered Engineer with a CSA background and over 18 years’ experience of managing projects in the life science, energy, industrial and commercial  sectors. Colm has delivered highly successful projects on which he has managed the design effort and all construction, commissioning and qualification activities. Colm’s project portfolio includes large manufacturing and facility expansions, commercial fit-outs and infrastructural projects.


Daniel Foley BEng PGDip CEng MCIBSE – Associate Director for Utilities and Energy

Daniel is a Chartered Engineer, with over 15 years’ experience operating in the Commercial, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Industrial, Educational and Health sectors in Ireland, UK and Europe. Daniel has primarily worked in consultancy and site-based roles with a focus on Building Services, HVAC and Utilities Design and Project Management.


Ronan Duggan BE CEng MIEI – Lead Technical Consultant

Rónan is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with over 20 years’ experience of project engineering in the pharmaceutical, medical devices and food industries. Rónan has worked on the client and consultant side during the design, installation, commissioning / start-up and operations phases on a range of projects including bio-pharmaceutical, API, secondary manufacturing, equipment cleaning, utilities, waste to-energy and food. Rónan brings strength in process and project engineering to the Tandem team.


Barry Freyne BE MIM CEng MIChemE – Project Manager

Barry Freyne is a Chartered Chemical Engineer / Project Manager with over 10 years’ experience and a proven track record in delivering quality projects safely, on time, and within budget. Barry is experienced in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors particularly in aseptic filling (vial, syringe), lyophilisation, oral dose, softgel encapsulation, and operations.