Our team remains fully up-to-date with the latest developments, emerging knowledge and trends in energy, environment, health and safety, laboratory, quality and sustainability, be it the most recent legislation, policy changes, voluntary initiatives, scientific findings or new technologies. We possess academic skills and understanding combined with practical hands-on experience in education and systems management gained from decades of experience in a wide variety of fields, ranging from single-topic specialty studies to multi-disciplinary projects involving coordination of numerous resource considerations.

Our team has also worked with organisations of every size, from small SMEs to multinationals, both nationally and internationally. Private sectors we have worked with include aerospace, automotive, chemicals, construction, energy, engineering, food and drink, forestry, health care, ICT and telecoms, insurance services, medical devices, manufacturing, mining, pharmaceuticals, retail, tourism, transport and logistics and various medical, quality, research and test labs. In the public sector, we have worked with government bodies, local authorities, second and third-level educational institutions and leading European research bodies.

Douglas McMillan

Dr. Douglas McMillan

Senior EHS, Ecology, Energy, Laboratory, Quality Consultant & Trainer

Dr. Douglas McMillan received an Honours BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of Durham and has a PhD in Environmental Science. He is an environmental scientist, Chartered Environmentalist, a fellow of IITD, a full member of IEMA and the Institute of Biology of Ireland and a member of the Society of Biology. Douglas has an IOSH Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety, a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety, IOA Certificate in Noise Assessment and is a graduate member of IOSH. He has been an Energy Agreements Support and Replications Programme Manager for SEAI, a Passive House consultant, a member of the Association of Energy Engineers and a qualified GHG (greenhouse gas) Verifier. He is also a qualified auditor of ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025 and ISO 50001 management systems and has extensive knowledge of the associated energy, environmental and health and safety legislation having produced registers of legislation for the Irish, Northern Irish, UK and other European jurisdictions.

Douglas has more than two decades of consultancy and training experience in the fields of carbon, EHS, energy, laboratory and quality management systems and auditing, environmental monitoring and research, EHS legislation, energy management, EHS risk assessment and control as well as practical QEHS and laboratory training, BER and energy surveying, noise and vibration monitoring and waste management.

He has extensive laboratory experience which includes the validation of a new instrumental system for the physical and chemical analysis of liquids based on a new liquid analyser and its development for the field of environmental monitoring. He has published scientific papers to his name including the 1992 “Paper of the Year” in leading European instrumentation journal Measurement Science and Technology. He also provides professional inputs on environmental science and management policy issues and is fluent in French and Spanish and competent in German, Irish, Italian and Spanish.

He also has a wealth of experience in ecology (appropriate assessments and NWS ecologist), habitat restoration (bog, meadow and woodland) and is a part-time lecturer at Technical University Dublin (TUD) in the EHS Masters. He has recently qualified as a Forest School Leader to better promote his love of nature and has co-founded Green Restoration Ireland, a cooperative dedicated to providing a carbon offsetting service based on restoration of Irish peatlands and woodlands.

Karine McMillan

Marketing Director

Karine McMillan, MSc., BSc., University of Rennes, France. Karine has a Master Degree in Business and Marketing with a specialisation in Biology and a BSc Degree in Biochemistry. Karine has extensive experience working in sales, business development and marketing positions in a range of companies from SMEs to multinational.

Her first position was as a Sales and Marketing executive where she developed, and created sales and marketing documents, brochures for new product launches, and sales “packs” for the sales staff. She then moved to Ireland and worked with French- and Irish-owned companies in various positions including Market Researcher, International Business Developer, Field Marketing Manager and Business Development, helping them to obtain new business and partners in APAC, EMEA and AMAR regions. She has extensive knowledge in sales, leads generation, direct marketing, business development and marketing campaigns. Karine is a native French speaker, fluent in English and understands Spanish.

Karine McMillan
Dr. Norman McMillan

Dr. Norman McMillan

Laboratory & Science Advisor

Dr. Norman McMillan C.Eng., F.EI., C.Phys., F.Inst.P., FRSA is a Chartered Engineer and Physicist and a Fellow of leading engineering, physics,
educational and industrial societies.

Norman (or Mac as he prefers to be called) is the inventor of the drop spectrometer and other microfluidic systems and is acknowledged as an international pioneer in nanotechnology. He is the author of over 50 scientific papers and a number of books on the history of science and two chapters in standard textbooks on interface science. He is also Chair of Workgroup 4 on instrumentation of EU COST Action “Smart and Green” interface science, Chair of Workgroup 4 producing a coherent textbook for COST Action MT 1302 on Optical nano-spectroscopy and is on the Management Committee of COST MT 1102 MicroCORR (for the development of scanning Raman imaging).

Based on his many years of cutting edge research he offers consultancy on analytical and instrument calibration and laboratory management. He has extensive experience of project management that draw on his years of teaching photonics, optical engineering and analytical instrumentation in third-level before taking early retirement to work on establishing various commercialisations of his research discoveries.

He has cutting edge experience in the design of solar and PV installations and low energy buildings. He is an expert in several areas of energy management of importance to industry having edited the proceedings of the Energy Forum (DIT Energy Lab, 2010) and provides strategic professional inputs on complex energy policy issues.

Logan McMillan

Engineering Advisor

Logan McMillan, Bachelor OD, IT Carlow. Logan has previously worked as a project supervisor on civil engineering jobs at Moylan Consulting Engineers and IE Consulting and is now an engineering consultant. He has extensive experience in wastewater management, surveying, EIA process, river protection management, sustainable drainage design, flood prediction and flood management. He also has experience in risk assessment, site management, waste management and environmental monitoring analysis. Logan is a qualified civil engineer with over 12 years of working experience in drainage, flood management design and Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems.

Logan McMillan
Marushka da Costa

Marushka da Costa

Environmental Intern

Marushka da Costa M.Sc, has recently completed her Master Degree in Environmental Science at Trinity College. She originally graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, then Biotechnology with a focus on Environmental Biotechnology at Kristu Jayanti College in India. She is also a graduate member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

Marushka joined BioLogiQ Solutions as a graduate and is assisting on various projects like the Muckanagh Bog Restoration (Co. Mayo) as part of Green Restoration Ireland, Biodiversity Surveys, Environmental audits and creating content to spread environmental awareness.

Currently, she is working her way towards achieving Chartered Environmentalist status.

BioLogiQ Professional Membership

Our consultants are members or fellows of the below professional institutes