Craig Tait

Craig Tait

'Ireland’s future is very bright with fantastic indigenous industry in the AI space but also good involvement from multinationals'

'Ireland’s future is very bright with fantastic indigenous industry in the AI space but also good involvement from multinationals'

Pepijn van de Ven, Senior Lecturer in the department of Electronic & Computer Engineering at the University of Limerick, on how AI will shape the future of Ireland’s industry

'The reliance on coal and peat in electricity generation in Ireland is a significant challenge. A step change is required'

'The reliance on coal and peat in electricity generation in Ireland is a significant challenge. A step change is required'

Fran McFadden, National Customer Acquisition Manager with Gas Networks Ireland on the challenges ahead for Ireland's energy market.

"I would like to see a universal healthcare system, based on need, where the two-tier service would no longer exist"

"I would like to see a universal healthcare system, based on need, where the two-tier service would no longer exist"

Dr Tom O’Connor, Lecturer in Economics and Integrated Health & Social Care at Cork Institute of Technology on where he would like to see the Irish health service in 10 years time

"The electrification of heat and transport is a practical and economic solution to enormous reductions in all of our carbon footprints"

"The electrification of heat and transport is a practical and economic solution to enormous reductions in all of our carbon footprints"

Ellen Diskin, PR5 Project Manager at ESB Networks on the challenges facing Ireland’s energy market within the next 5 years

"Across the developed world spending on healthcare is increasing. The challenge is to manage these increases while continuing to meet patient needs"

"Across the developed world spending on healthcare is increasing. The challenge is to manage these increases while continuing to meet patient needs"

Dr Susan Thomas, Health Partner at EY UK and Ireland on the challenges facing the Irish healthcare sector.

"Technology solutions are a critical success factor in giving patients the information to make critical choices"

"Technology solutions are a critical success factor in giving patients the information to make critical choices"

Scot Stevens, CIO and VP of University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre, on the challenges facing the Irish healthcare sector.

"The rate of growth spurned by the markets alone will continue to be steady, assuming market conditions remain favourable"

"The rate of growth spurned by the markets alone will continue to be steady, assuming market conditions remain favourable"

Michael Walsh, Head of Property at the ByrneWallace on the upcoming game changer that is the Land Development Agency

"Mental health is at a stage where safety was in the late 80’s"

"Mental health is at a stage where safety was in the late 80’s"

Michael O Connor, Group EHS Manager, Mercury Engineering on the challenges and future of health and safety in the construction sector

"The Irish property market of 2018 is once again repeating the mistakes of the pre-2008 period"

"The Irish property market of 2018 is once again repeating the mistakes of the pre-2008 period"

Dr. Eoin Drea, Senior Research Officer at the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies on the future prospects for the Irish property market

"The lack of available labour force combined with the rising activity has resulted in a significant skills shortage within the industry"

"The lack of available labour force combined with the rising activity has resulted in a significant skills shortage within the industry"

Ian Lynch, Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing at L&M Keating Ltd on the health and safety concerns facing the construction sector

"What will make a real difference for Irish Companies is being given the tools to respond before true devastating damage can be inflicted"

"What will make a real difference for Irish Companies is being given the tools to respond before true devastating damage can be inflicted"

Michael Conway, Director of Renaissance on the readiness of Irish Companies for cyber attacks

'We are becoming a population of singles, but we continue to build units which are too large for this demographic, both in the public and private market'

'We are becoming a population of singles, but we continue to build units which are too large for this demographic, both in the public and private market'

Mick Forde Bradley, Architect and Partner at ZESO Architects on the changes necessary to rebuild Ireland and resolve some of the worst effects of the housing crisis

'Cultural shift' on health and safety still needed

'Cultural shift' on health and safety still needed

The NSAI sees many construction companies achieving best practices in the normal Monday to Friday working week. But there is still work to be done, the authority's Fergal O'Byrne will tell the Construction Industry Federation Health and Safety Summit

'Housing policy needs to focus on affordability'

'Housing policy needs to focus on affordability'

The most significant challenges for the housing programme are capacity constraints and making the best use of limited resources, Orla Hegarty of UCD will tell the Annual Sunday Business Post Property Summit

'(We need) a functioning assembly, who prioritise housing across government'

'(We need) a functioning assembly, who prioritise housing across government'

Siobhan McCauley, Director of Regional Services, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, on the immediate changes necessary to resolve the worst effects of the housing crisis