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Peter McConvey BSc MSc

Senior Hydrogeologist

Peter McConvey is OSM Environmental Consulting’s newest staff member, having joined in August 2019 as our Senior Hydrogeologist.

Peter holds an undergraduate degree in Geology from Queen’s University Belfast and a Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from the University of Birmingham. Peter’s career started at the UK Environment Agency, where he was involved with water resources management and groundwater protection in Eastern England, before being promoted to Team Leader of Hydrogeology and Hydrology. This was followed by 9 years as Team Leader of Environment and Hazards for the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, working closely with NIEA to implement the Water Framework Directive for groundwater in Northern Ireland. In his time at GSNI, Peter was instrumental in creating both the Groundwater Vulnerability Classification and Aquifer Classification for Northern Ireland – tools
used by environmental consultants and regulators in Northern Ireland to this day. Peter has also guest-lectured on ground source heat systems for Environmental Engineering students at Queen’s University Belfast.

After 18 years in the public sector, Peter moved into commercial Environmental Consulting, working as a Senior Hydrogeologist for over ten years before joining our team in 2019. At OSM, Peter deals with all things Hydrogeology, including water supply boreholes, contaminated land investigation and assessment and environmental impact assessment for a wide range of sites including quarries and landfill.