OPENFIELD's founder, Pádraic Fogarty, has an MSc in Environmental Protection (Sligo IT), a BSc in Analytical Science (DCU), and diplomas in Geography & Environment (OU) and Field Ecology (UCC). He has nearly 20 years experience in industry and consultancy.
As a full member of the Institute for Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) OPENFIELD is bound by that organisation's code of practice. Pádraic has an in depth knowledge of environmental issues and was chairman of the Irish Wildlife Trust from 2009 – 2012. He continues to edit the quarterly wildlife publication 'Irish Wildlife'.
Since its founding in 2007, OPENFIELD has carried out over 200 projects for planning consultants, engineers, environmental consultancies, local authorities and private individuals. In that time he has built up a reputation for reliability, expertise and the highest standard of customer service.