Our Team

Our expert team

Work in the following fields:
Property, transportation, education, health, government, communications & energy contracts, we support each stage of the project. Driving the whole process while taking care of everything from preparing the brief, analysing & advising on risk.

Appointing the project team, briefing them fully, agreeing and issuing specific procedures plus managing development of phased programmes. Our approach enables us to provide staff with an extensive range of experience of the markets in which they work, coupled with a thorough knowledge of project management’s best practice.

HML brings a fresh approach to how the client’s needs are met and their projects are delivered ahead of programme and under budget. Internationally, we advise our clients on delivery of their projects no matter the scale or complexity, financial modelling, organisational development, training and development management for clients in the Baltics as well as Finland and the UK.

In addition to our substantial planning, development and project management backgrounds, HML has founded and advised on property management, public and privately funded projects as well as consultation to other groups.
HML markets are Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Ireland and the UK.

Leo O Neill

Founder & Chairman of the board

Leo O Neill founded HML Project Management in order to provide a complete set of professional project management services to businesses and organizations seeking to gain operational efficiencies and capture bottom-line results. Leo has over 20 years experience of project management and brings a fresh approach to how the client’s needs are met, ensuring their projects are delivered ahead of programme and under budget. Internationally, Leo advises clients on delivery of their projects no matter the scale or complexity, financial modelling, organisational development, training and development management for clients in the Baltics as well as Finland, Poland, UK and Ireland.

leo[at]hml.ee  +372 5697 0480 

Hanna O Neill

Founder & Member of the Board

Hanna is the Co-Founder of the company and Member of the Board. She is looking after the company’s accounts and finances along side with the CEO.

hanna[at]hml.ee +372 605 6417

Kevin Ellis

Senior Consultant

Kevin brings more than 30 years of practical, hands-on industry experience to every project he is involved with. His expertise encompasses various sectors of the construction industry.  Many of his commissions in recent years have been on very complex or larger-scale, multi-million euro projects. Kevin’s years of experience and formal training have cultivated his excellent working knowledge of the construction industry with the ability to provide valuable advice and strategy during both the design and construction phases. Kevin is responsible for supporting the strategic direction of the company while supporting the CEO and project staff throughout the company”.

kevin[at]hml.ee +372 605 6417

Marius Lisovskis

Project Manager (Lithuania, Eastern and Central Europe)

Marius joined HML Project Management in July 2015 and heads the Lithuanian HML branch office. He is tasked with liaising with clients and reporting progress, supervising contracted staff, meeting subcontractors, making safety inspections and ensuring construction and site safety, checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings, maintaining quality control procedures. Sourcing new clients accounts and excellent customer service. Marius holds  Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Law faculty of Mykolas Romeris University.

marius[at]hmlprojects.lt +370 6724 7322

Linas Vilčinskas

Project Manager

Linas has 5 years of experience as Construction Engineer. He has been working on technical supervision of construction works as well as managed projects by local (Lithuanian) and by FIDIC contracts. Linas is experienced in managing private, governmental and EU Structural Funds projects. He has Bachelor’s degree of civil engineering and Master’s degree of building technologies from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. Linas holds Technical Supervisor and Project Manager certificates and speaks Lithuanian and English. His tasks at HML Lituanian branch office involve managing and supervising projects in Lithuania, Central and Eastern Europe.

linas[at]hmlprojects.lt +370 613 96459

Gabriele Grusiene

Architect; Lithuania & East Central Europe

Gabriele is the lead architect with HML, based in our Lithuanian office. She is responsible for design management involving: code application, design development, MEP coordination, process support coordination, construction documents, Sketch Up, Revit, 3DS MAX 3D modelling, structural engineering; preconstruction services. Plus site analysis and selection, feasibility studies, conceptual design, master planning, equipment planning and analysis; project administration: permitting, value analysis, document coordination and excellent customer service. Gabriele holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Civil Engineering and Master’s Degree in Architecture, both from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

gabriele[at]hmlprojects.lt +370 6242 3206

Janne-Eliise Anijärv

Interior Architect/Head of Design

Janne-Eliise is leading the design team in Tallinn office, as well as executing design projects all across EMEA region, both as design manager and lead interior architect. Her expertise lies in space analysis, design development, application and understanding client’s standards, and knowledge of the trends in interior design and architecture. She tackles projects of different scopes- testfits, concept design or full design from feasibility studies to handover. She is in close contact with project team and end users throughout the design process and has excellent skills at balancing client needs vs. space restrictions, expectations vs. budget and visual beauty vs. ergonomic outcome of a space. She has an eye for detail and very high standards for client satisfaction and the interiors she creates.

janne[at]hml.ee +372 5690 6651

Julia Fen

Architect

Julia is an Architect at the HML Tallinn office. She has a masters degree from University of Construction and Architecture in Kiev, Ukraine. She has almost twenty years of experience working as an Architect on various international projects relating to different fields of Architecture and Design, including corporate offices, hospitality and healthcare facilities, shopping malls, and apartment buildings.

Her most favoured programmes are Revit and Photoshop and she also utilizes ArchiCAD and AutoCAD. She speaks Russian, English and Ukrainian. 

julia[at]hml.ee  +372 5194 8082 

Berno Liebenberg

Quantity Surveyor

Berno is an qualified quantity surveyor with previous experience in the structural steel field. He holds a B.Sc from University of the Free State in South Africa and has completed also a project management course.

berno[at]hml.ee  +372 5431 0256 

Inessa Parinskaja

Key Account Manager

Inessa is an experienced Project Manager at HML. On top of her other projects, starting from 2022 she is the Key Account Manager for one of our biggest clients.

inessa[at]hml.ee  +372 5697 0521 

Igor Ikonnikov

Project Manager

Igor Ikonnikov is a Project Manager with experience in construction industry in different roles: Subcontractor, General Contractor to Client Representative. For this reason, Igor knows how to find common language with all parties in the construction process. He has been working for 12 years in construction businesses. Igor has a civil engineer diploma from TKK University of Applied Sciences and has participated continuously on different management and engineering trainings in Estonia. Igor speaks Estonian, English, Russian and Ukrainian.

igor[at]hml.ee +372 5346 3411

Andrej Petelj

Project Manager 

Andrej is responsible for project and design management and works together with our design team. He has over 15 years of work experience as an Architectural Engineer. Prior to working at HML he was working in foreign countries and international teams (Jordan, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Azerbaijan, Qatar). He speaks Serbian, English and Russian.

andrej[at]hml.ee  +372 5865 0490

Lelde Zimele

Project Manager 

Lelde’s role includes duties such as coordination of project schedules and budgets, liasing with the Client, managing the Landlord, dealing with direct packages. Lelde is also one of our TDD experts.

Prior to working at HML she was living and studying in London. She has a BEng (Hons) degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Edinburgh and an MSc Earthquake Engineering degree from Imperial College London. Lelde speaks English and Latvian.

lelde[at]hml.ee  +372 5912 4201

Sandra Soidla

Assistant Project Manager

sandra[at]hml.ee  +372 5906 6644 

Bruno Santos

Electrical Quality Control and Assurance Manager

Bruno is an experienced Professional Electrical Inspector/Turnover Lead, Self-motivated certified Electrician (Canadian RED Seal, Norwegian DSB and EU Electrical Certification since 2001), with extensive experience in leading teams, supervising projects within diverse sectors including data centers, and the oil and gas industry.

A true team player, negotiator, detail oriented, highly energetic, resourceful, self-starter and strong decision-maker.

bruno[at]hml.ee  +372 5441 0753

Jose Lavrador

Electrical Quality Assurance and Quality Control Inspector

Jose is currently acting as QAQC inspector and controlling the installation of electrical, security, fire fighting, optical fiber and communication systems.

During the last ten years Jose has had experience working as director of project department in Alfertac – Electricity, Project and Construction company, as a team leader of a factory of production of ceramic tiles in CS – Coelho da Silva company and as a supervisor of wind farms, in Iberwind – Natural Efficiency company which develop and operate renewable energy projects.

jose[at]hml.ee  +372 5436 0154

Ivo Jesus

Assistant Project Manager/Data Center Division Associate

Ivo HML as an intern for the Greenergy Data Center project as a Electrical and Mechanical Quality Assurance, Control Inspector and Assistant Project Engineer (PE). After finishing the project, he officially joined HML as an Assistant Project Manager.

Ivo has a degree in Electrical Engineering, from Technology and Management School of Leiria, where he is currently a student too, working on get his Masters done.

ivo[at]hml.ee  +372 5362 3472 

Benyta Sarnets

Office Manager

Benyta joined the HML team at the end of May 2022. Her main focus is managing the day to day office administration tasks as well as making sure the whole team has the best work environment possible.

benyta[at]hml.ee  +372 5430 0427