About Harbour Flights Ltd
Harbour Flights is an innovative company that will be the first company to introduce a commercial sea plane operations into Ireland.
Mr. Emelyn Heaps is Managing Director of Clare Resorts and over the past 5 years has developed the business from a 6 holiday cottage product to a current
total of 62 with a further 22 cottages at the planning stage. He has spent over half of his working life in overseas projects, primarily in the Caribbean, and has project managed over 520 Million US dollars in projects. He will be one of the driving forces behind the Harbourair (Ireland Ltd) project.
Mr. Ronan Connolly is the principal of Connolly O’Neill Solicitors, 13, Parnell Street, Ennis, Co. Clare and is a Solicitor with over 20 years experience in company and commercial law arena. He has advised on and been instrumental in the setting up of a considerable number of commercial projects and is an expert in structuring private equity investment vehicles and dealing with all legal aspects of same. He has the legal experience necessary to ensure a project such as the proposed Irish seaplane operation has full legal efficacy with all necessary permissions and consents in place.
Mr. Adam Cronin is a consulting Civil Engineer and owner of Cronin Millar Consulting Engineers. He has over 17 years experience of marine civil engineering working in both the public and private sector and is a former Dept. of Marine Senior Engineer. Cronin Millar is a consulting engineering practice specializing in marine civil engineering. The company has been involved in a wide range of projects including; marinas and waterfront developments, port and Harbour developments, coastal protection, reclamation and dredging and marine environmental projects. Cronin Millar will be providing all the professional and technical services and advice in relation to the development of the infrastructure required for the Irish seaplane operation.
Mr. Stewart Curtis Airports Manager.
Is a qualified Mechanical Engineer with over 20 years hands on experience. Has run his own Engineering Company for 10 years. He diversified into the Sales market where he worked for an international storage material supply company as a Sales Manager for 5 years where he was responsible for a number of very large projects throughout Ireland and the UK. He has spent the last year two years working on this Seaplane project.
Capt. Kieran O’ Connor Aviation Consultant.
Owns and operates National Flight Centre Lucan, which is one of the largest flight centre in the country, and has being appointed Harbour Flights Aviation Consultant, in relation to the licensing of the waterdroms.
Mr.Vincent Grady Financial Controller.
Vincent is the company’s financial controller and is a qualified Chartered Accountant having trained with Ernst & Young. He has start-up experience with Dell Computers when they set up a manufacturing facility in Ireland and also assisted with the Dell start-up in Malaysia. He carried out a similar role with Johnson & Johnson when they set up their Vistakon plant in Limerick. His most recent experience is as Financial Controller of the Environmental division of an Irish plc. This division has grown from a turnover of €3 million to in excess of €30million in a 7 year period and was achieved through organic growth and strategic acquisition
Mr. Anthony Miller.
Anthony joins the Harbour Flights team following a Corporate career in people and strategy development roles in which he has worked both in the UK and Ireland with blue chip companies such as Rover, BMW, BOCE and latterly as HR Director with GlaxoSmithkline in Cork, with extensive commercial experience working and delivering in high profile, challenging, changing, diverse and time pressured environments.
Ms.Rose Curtis Office Manager. Rose has experience within the aviation industry, and she brings a wealth of experience to the operation as Office Manager.