Annette Main appointed after recent return to Ireland from the Middle East
The CIOB Dublin Hub has appointed Annette Main as its new vice-chair. Main has over 20 years postgraduate experience on a variety of multi-million dollar projects across the globe. She is currently working with PM Group as the project controls lead for MSD Brinny, having returned to Ireland in 2016 after many years working in the Middle East.
Main became MCIOB in 2007 and relocated to Abu Dhabi in 2009. She was grateful to the CIOB for offering familiarity in new surroundings: “I was able to meet new people with similar interests and share my experiences. I’m thankful for the friendship and knowledge-sharing that helped to give me confidence in my new base.”
“I’m thankful for the friendship and knowledge-sharing that helped to give me confidence in my new base”
She would like to repeat the same courtesy in Ireland. “Since returning to Ireland in 2016, I have found there have been many changes since I left – one of the most prominent is new migrants into Ireland and I would like to be able to support new migrants with their transition, to extend the same hand of friendship which was shown to me during my time abroad.”
During her time in the Middle East she was very active with the branch committees, acting as secretary of the Dubai branch and vice chair of the Abu Dhabi branch.