Joseph Slattery is a Technical Director in our Dublin office and has very strong skills and experience in geotechnical analysis and design, including foundations, basements, temporary works, geostructural design, ground movement analysis, impact assessments, slope stability, earthworks and site investigations.
Prior to joining CGL, Joseph specialised in geotechnical and structural monitoring with key projects, including Heathrow Terminal 2B and Crossrail tunnel portals across central London.
Joseph is proficient in the use of various conventional, commercial and advanced numerical 2D and 3D geotechnical and structural software. He has provided key technical support, management and leadership in a range of commercial, residential, urban, energy and infrastructure projects, as well as a number of expert witness cases.
Joseph has a strong aptitude in design and providing safe, economical, sustainable and value-engineered solutions, having worked on various large-scale and complex ground engineering projects, including a number of challenging foundation reuse schemes. His work on projects such as 40 Brighton Road (Subsea 7) led to CGL winning the Geotechnical Project of the Year in the Ground Engineering (GE) Awards 2016. This win recognised the innovative and value-engineered temporary works and observational strategy solution for a deep basement adjacent to railway infrastructure.
His work on-site on the redevelopment at Seymour Street, London, was shortlisted for a GE and British Construction Industry temporary works award in 2017. The non-conventional but value-engineered buttress pile temporary propping system he designed for a deep basement at Prince of Wales Drive, Battersea, was also shortlisted for the GE Technical Excellence Award in 2018, in the same year Joseph was shortlisted for a GE Rising Star Award. In 2021, Joseph was the Technical Lead for the geotechnical analysis, groundwater modelling and design of retrofitted lift pits constructed within the existing deep basement of Peacock Centre, Woking, which won a GE Award for UK Project of the Year in 2021.
An additional notable scheme in which Joseph provided extensive geotechnical input, from concept to completion, is the redevelopment of Camden Lock, one of London’s most high-profile regeneration projects. More recently, Joseph and his team have provided a range of contractor support and designs on numerous HS2 framework packages, including Old Oak Common, Delta Junction and others.
Joseph also has vast experience in project management, mentoring junior engineers, line management and client-facing. He’s a Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE) and Engineers Ireland (CEng MIEI) and on the UK & Ireland Register of Ground Engineering Professionals (RoGEP), and also contributes to the industry through technical talks, presentations and publications.
“Away from the office, I am an avid sports fan and participant, and can be found taking in a GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) match at the weekend, or following Ireland and Connacht Rugby’s latest feats! I’m also a big fan of trying out the many amazing restaurants on offer in Dublin.”