William Hynes is the Managing Director of Future Analytics Consulting (FAC), which he co-founded with Stephen M. Purcell in 2010. During this time the company has grown exponentially to employ 23 staff. He is a Chartered Town Planner, a Chartered Surveyor and economist, with extensive experience in strategic planning and transportation, and a member of the Central Statistics Office (CSO) Expert Group on national and regional population projections.
GIS and Research Analyst Fergus Fahey is one of the more recent additions to the FAC team, having joined the company in September of this year. Since then, he has worked on projects relating to homelessness in Dublin 8, planning for a hotel in the Coombe, a web map viewer application for planning information and mapping the distribution of student accommodation. These projects have enabled Fergus to apply many of the GIS and Spatial Statistics skills which he developed writing the thesis to modern census data.
The Irish Planning Institute held its Winter Planning Law Seminar in Portlaoise on Thursday 24th November. The event is an opportunity to catch up on the latest legal developments affecting the practice of planning and is a key event in the IPI’s CPD calendar.
Planning Consultant Daniel Moody started his career as an intern with FAC in the summer of 2014 before returning a year later as a full-time member of staff. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Geography, before progressing to UCD, where he completed his Masters in Regional and Urban Planning in 2015.