Our Team

Noel Taaffe


Director of Conservation Engineering

Noel is a Civil/Structural engineer with 15 years’ experience in his discipline, in public and private projects in both Ireland and Singapore. Noel is a Chartered member of the Institute of Engineers Ireland, and a Chartered Fellow with the Chartered Association of Building Engineers. He has worked as both the client’s representative on private projects and as a consultant to respective authorities on public projects. On ACP projects, he specializes in conservation engineering for structural repairs, procurement of works and project management. Noel is particularly interested in concrete technology and how this versatile material changed the structural dynamics of historic buildings.

Noel is the Managing Director forthe ACP Asia office based in Singapore, and continually strives to offer value-adding elements to our clients through our experienced and dedicated team of professionals. His is not only passionate about building structural conservation, but also subscribes to a work ethos that reinforces the philosophy that all elapsed buildings can be repurposed sensitively and provide the owner with a viable use.

Noel has an insatiable appetite for travel and fulfills this passion by his hands-onapproach of physically visiting his projects sites and clients within the South East Asia region. Keeping fit is a way of life for Noel and when he is not out enjoying a regular cycle around the streets of Singapore, he likes to indulge in the many culinary delights Singapore has to offer.

David Humphreys

BAgrSc(Landscape), MSc, PGDipBAdmin(Project Mgmt), DipBldgCons(RICS), CMLI, MILI, MAPM, MIPM, IHBC, MRICS, MSCSI, C.Build.E., FCABE.

Group Director

Simon Collins

C Build E, MCABE

Business Director of North America

Nancy O'Keeffe

B.Sc. (Hons) Architecture (Int), C Build E, MCABE

Director of Conservation Architecture

Martin English

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying, BSc Management, C Build E, MCABE

Director of Building Surveying

Richard Davies

Dip.Arch.(Hons.), RIBA, ARB, AABC, FRSA

Senior Conservation Architect (Associate)

Clair McDonald

BSc Landscape Design, BA Heritage Studies, MA Historic House Studies

Historic Landscape Consultant

Seamus Humphreys

B.Eng.(Hons), MIEI

Senior Conservation Engineer & Project Manager

Kate McCormack


Historic Building Architect

Denis O'Malley

B.E., Eur.Ing., C.Eng., M.I.E.I

Senior Conservation Engineer

Sheena Ryan

BA(Hons)Fine Art

Historic Interior Consultant

Mike Dawson

H.Dip Product Design

Historic Interior Decoration Consultant

John Bradley


Senior Heritage Planning Consultant