MEIC is a private limited company founded in 2007 and has grown through its reputation for delivering high-quality projects, within budget and on programme.

Since its incorporation, MEIC has been committed to a philosophy based on quality assurance, environmental protection and compliance with all Health and Safety Regulations.

MEIC has undertaken projects with a large number of Local Authorities and also Private Clients in the Food and Pharmaceutical Sectors.Their innovation and agility contribute to their award-winning projects and prominent position in the market.

BHSL Group

Glan Agua is part of the BHSL Group.  The BHSL Group offers turnkey solutions in the environmental, waste and energy sectors. With complimentary technologies, the group can offer sustainable circularity with end to end treatment of waste and energy recovery.

BHSL Group

Senior Staff and Management


Tiago Cruz

CFO and Deputy CEO

Tiago Cruz is the CFO and Deputy CEO of Glan Agua and MEIC.


Tiago joined the Mota-Engil group in 2008 and has over 20 years of experience in Finance. Tiago?s professional qualifications include a Degree and a Masters in Economics. During his career, Tiago developed good planning and organisational skills and acquired knowledge of a wide spectrum of leadership disciplines.


Karl Zimmerer

Chief Operating Officer

Karl Zimmerer is the Chief Operating Officer and Shareholder of Glan Agua Ltd and has over 20 years of experience in the design, construction and operation and maintenance of water and wastewater infrastructure throughout Ireland, with over 15 years in a Senior Management position.


Karl’s professional qualifications include an Honours Degree in Structural Engineering and a Master Degree in Project Management.


Karl is a founding member of Glan Agua Ltd and has successfully developed the business into one of the leading companies in the water services sector in Ireland providing a full range of services throughout the Industry.


Tom O?Connor

Chief Commercial Officer

Tom O’Connor, has a first class honours degree in Civil Engineering and currently fulfils the role of Chief Commercial Officer and Shareholder of Glan Agua Ltd.


Tom was a founding member of Glan Agua Ltd at their incorporation in 2008. He has over 20 years experience in Civil Engineering while working in Ireland, the UK and Overseas, covering many disciplines such as the Design and Build of Water and Waste Water Projects, Road and Bridge projects, Marine Works and General Building. He has a strong focus on delivering a professional service to Glan Agua Ltd’s various clients and fostering a spirit of cooperation with our partners in the industry.


Dr. John Fox

Operations Director

John holds a PhD in Environmental Microbiology from NUI Galway. He has over 7 years of Environmental Engineering experience in a wide variety of areas including Wastewater Bioengineering, Water Treatment, Regulatory Compliance, Industrial Effluent, Project Management, Laboratory Analysis, Process Optimisation and Scientific Writing.


He is currently managing over 50 plants nationwide. John also manages the Mobile Centrifuge Unit for Glan Agua Ltd.


Ronan Butler

Contracts Manager

Ronan is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 15 years? experience in construction and civil engineering projects.


He is experienced in estimating, procurement and project management. Since joining MEIC Ltd in 2010, Ronan has worked as Project Manager & Senior Engineer on bridges, roads, major structures and large water infrastructure projects before progressing to Contracts Manager.


Ronan also worked as a Senior Resident Engineer on the Leitrim Towns and Villages Sewerage Scheme Contract.

Nuno Santos

Technical Director ? Ireland & UK

Nuno Santos is the Technical Director of Glan Agua Ltd and has over 20 years of experience in the design, construction and operation and maintenance of water and wastewater infrastructure, Facilities Management, and Asset Management throughout Ireland, Portugal, Brazil, UK and Angola, with over 16 years in a Senior Management position.


Nuno?s professional qualifications include an Honours Degree in Environmental Engineering.


Nuno was involved with Glan Agua from its inception, channelling corporate and technical support from Mota-Engil Ambiente e Servicos holding, helping Glan Agua Ltd?s growth in the Water Industry.


Nuno is an international multi sector client orientated professional, from O&M, Design and Consulting in Water and Wastewater sector, to Facilities Management, Tendering & Commercial Management and General Management on the Consulting Engineering sector.


Visions and Goals


Our vision is to be Industry Leaders in the Infrastructure Market, in line with the best market practices in productivity. With permanent innovation, a strong identity and recognition in technical skills, we aim to provide a service of excellence, with the highest safety standards to our clients and to the community.



Choose the path which reinforces the principles of honesty, truth, loyalty, righteousness and justice, in the daily conduct of everyone.


To nurture a winning network of Clients, Employees, Customers and Suppliers to create an environment of mutual trust and cooperation.


To be a great place of work where all people are inspired to be the best they can be.


To inspire creativity, passion and optimism in our workforce.


Adhere to the highest Health, Safety and Environmental Standards. To ensure all our people to work safe and go home safe.


Responsibility for our actions, products, decisions and policies and implement the appropriate governance to allow for transparency to our Staff, Clients and Supply Chain.


Consolidate the sense of belonging, respect for the differences, loyalty and reciprocity in a global and culturally diverse context, maintaining pride in the past and strengthening the confidence in the future.


Guarantee that the goals set are reached through the contribution of all business units and that the vitality of the Group results from combining the wisdom and strength necessary to overcome new challenges.


Eagerness of doing more and better, facing the present and future with boldness and confidence in a determined and committed way.


Membership & Accreditation

MEIC are members of the following organisations