Enda Kiernan FCIWM , MSc., BSc. In Civil Engineering
Enda was the first person in Ireland to receive the National Certificate in Waste Management and is a certified Waste Facilities Manager. He has also completed the Compost Facility Managers Operations Course. He is a Chartered Waste Manager as conferred by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management and became a Fellow of the Institution in January 2011. He became Deputy Chairperson of the ROI Centre of CIWM in 2007 and was elected as Chairperson in Autumn 2009. He is also a General Councillor and a Trustee of CIWM. In 2012, he also became a Non-Executive Director of CIWM Business Services.
Enda has worked in the Local Authority service since 1997, specialising in Waste Management and in Waste Operations in particular. His experience includes waste licence applications for landfill facilities, waste licence implementation on landfill and civic amenity facilities, environmental management systems, project management of the design, construction and operation of civic amenity facilities, landfill cell and capping construction. He has been involved in preparation of tender documentation and tender evaluation of waste related infrastructure. Other areas of expertise relate to the permitting of waste facilities, waste enforcement, street cleansing and infrastructure development, CA Site Construction Programme and implementation of the WEEE Directive in Ireland. He was Project Manager for the introduction of Pay By Weight and the Kerbside collection of Dry Recyclables in South Cork. This involved the distribution of 80000-wheeled bins, the purchase of new collection vehicles, public communications and the upgrading of existing bin lifter stock.
He has previously advised LARAC, WRAP, DEFRA & CIWM in consultations in connection on Pay As You Throw charging systems. He was involved in an operational sub – committee established by the Irish Dept. of the Environment in 2004 on the implementation of the WEEE Directive.
He is currently a member of the National Waste Prevention Committee.