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Liam, with almost 30 years experience at CEO level, many of these with one of Irelandís leading car parking companies, Park Rite, is today one of Irelandís leading experts on all aspects of car park operations and management. He has been directly involved in the development and operation of 12 MSCPs and has a particular interest in and appreciation for the challenges posed by large scale public and staff car parks in shopping centres, hospitals and airports.

Originally trained as a Town Planner, Liam later completed his MBA at University of Chicago and today lectures and writes on parking and related matters to public servants, and to undergraduate and post graduate students. He is a regular contributor to national and international publications including Parking Trend International, Parking News and Parking Ireland. He frequently participates in national radio and internet debates on matters relating to parking. He edits the quarterly ParkingIreland newsletter, the parkingireland.ie website for the Irish Parking Association and sits on the editorial board of the European Parking Association. He is a fellow of the Institute of Parking Professionals. His contributions to journals and magazines on various topics relating to car parking have won him several awards.

In recent years projects have included the new car park management system at Dublin Airport, an underground mixed use car park in Tallaght, a car park management system for a major acute hospital in Dublin, a mobility management solution for a large private hospital, a basement car park for a new shopping centre in Wexford, a parking management strategy for a large provincial town, a large MSCP for a new shopping centre in Newbridge and many more.

In addition to these projects Liam provides an independent parking appeals service for both Dublin City Council and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council. He also shares his knowledge and experience via the ĎAsk the Expertí service on this website.

 

Liam Keilthy speaking at the European Parking Association 2001 Congress in Oslo