Prof. Alan O’Connor is a Professor in Civil Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland. He is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin. He has extensive national/international experience in infrastructural risk analysis and probabilistic safety assessment. He has advised clients such as: Irish Rail, The Irish National Roads Authority, The Danish Roads Directorate; Danish Railways; Swedish Railways; The Norwegian Public Roads Authority and The Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management. At Trinity College Dublin, the research group which he leads are focused on investigating: infrastructural asset management and optimised whole life management, structural health monitoring, stochastic modelling of engineering systems, risk, robustness and resilience analysis of critical infrastructures, engineering for extremes and structural reliability analysis.