Chris Kilpatrick is Managing Director of KCC Architectural, a leading supplier to the construction industry. Chris has been involved in the construction industry all his working life; first as a Quantity Surveyor and then as General Manager of Laidlaws, an architectural ironmongery company. Laidlaws was bought and sold several times before Chris and his team lead a management buy-out in 1998 and created KCC Architectural. Since then, KCC Architectural has expanded its portfolio to cover the supply of hardware, access control, security solutions, facades, partitions and fire door inspections to a broad range of commercial end users such as the educational, health, hospitality. The company has branches in Dublin, Cork, Belfast and Dubai and employs over 150 staff.
Chris holds a M.Sc in Management Practice from Trinity College and a Diploma in Construction Economics from Bolton Street College.