Bernie Burchill

Associate Director Cork

Bernie Burchill

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Associate Director Cork

MSc, Bsc

Cork

Bernie Burchill is a seasoned Human Resources Leader with over two decades of experience across a diverse range of sectors. She joined EDC in 2017 as the People and Organisational Development Manager, having previously held significant roles at multinational corporations including BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. and MSD. Bernie's appointment as EDC’s first non-engineering (Technical) Associate Director highlights the organisation's commitment to diversity within its leadership team and its dedication to fostering career progression across all business areas. As the leader of EDC’s People function, Bernie has overseen the doubling of the workforce over the past five years. She is an ambitious advocate for transformative change and is instrumental in developing and implementing EDC's People and Culture strategies. Bernie is dedicated to enhancing the workplace environment, promoting a culture of learning, career advancement, and high team performance, and ensuring that EDC is a place where employees feel valued, can be themselves, and are competitively and fairly rewarded. Gareth assumed the role of Associate Director in 2021, and then the role of Executive Director in 2024. In this capacity heads up the Dublin office in addition to orchestrating the design and coordination of electrical services from project inception to completion. Gareth's commitment to excellence and hands-on approach underscores his invaluable contribution to EDC.

As Lead Electrical Engineer Gareth is responsible for the design and coordination of electrical services from inception to completion while also being responsible for quality control inspections of electrical installations on-site during the construction phase.