Pat O’Leary who retired from Liebherr at the end of 2019 has more than 40 years’ experience in the global ports and terminals sector. He joined Liebherr Container Cranes in 1978 where he served as Chief Electrical Engineer for more than 20 years overseeing the development of STS, RMG and RTG canes.

In 2001, he was appointed to the management board of Liebherr Container Cranes as technical director and as the managing director of Liebherr Maritime Cranes in 2006.

Pat’s core task within the association is to support and co-ordinate the work of PEMA’s three technical committees: Safety & Environment, Automation & Control Technologies, and Equipment Design & Infrastructure.

By working closely with the committees’ respective chairs and members, Pat will add his extensive experience to the wide-ranging knowledge that already exists within the Association.