Gus is a professional planner, with a Masters Degree in planning from UCD, with 40 years of experience in both the public and private sectors and a member of the Irish Planning Institute. MKO Planning & Environmental Consultants employs approx. 150 staff providing consultancy services in the areas of planning , environment, ecology, project management and related areas. MKO works across virtually all sectors, including housing and renewable energy. During his career, Gus has gained a wide range of experience in the planning and environmental fields providing planning advice and project management for both public and private sector clients.