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

CEO & Founder

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  +372 605 6432

Hanna O Neill

Financial Director & Founder

Hanna is a Principal of HML Project Management, a Co-Founder of the firm and Chair of its Board of Directors. In her role of office manager, Hanna oversees our daily office operations with professionalism and ease. As our office accountant, her responsibilities include handling tenant payments, owner billing, owner payments and statements and all other accounting items. Her work is instrumental to the success of our company.

hanna[at]hml.ee +372 605 6417

Kevin Ellis

Director of Cost Consulting & Project Management

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[at]hml.ee +372 605 6417

Kaur Laansalu

Associate Director, Senior Project Manager

Kaur is an Associate Director at HML and  has been a valued member of the team since 2011. Prior to joining HML, Kaur worked as a Design Manager with SKA Inseneribüroo OÜ. His expertise includes, executing the project according to the project plan. Developing forms and records to document project activities. Documenting and securing project information, communicating schedules plus quality control of work completed with the project team to insure it meets project standards. Evaluating the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase.  Customer care and New Business Development. Kaur holds a Diploma in Applied Higher Education Civil Engineering, Professional Certificate in Road Engineering Design, Cert of Efficient Energy Use, Cert for Roads and Pavements Projects and a Certificate for Design Build Procurement using FIDIC.

kaur[at]hml.ee +372 5697 1696 +372 605 4199

Tim Cross

Associate Director, Quantity Surveying & Cost Management

Tim’s position is head of the Quantity Surveyor and Cost Management Department. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (degree in Electrical and Electronic) and Bachelor of Science (with honor’s) in Quantity Surveying and Construction Management. Tim has 15 years of experience working with private and public clients. His tasks are measurement, cost management and planning, final account and variation agreement, contract administration and value engineering. Tim’s client base includes Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, UK & Ireland.

tim[at]hml.ee +372 5611 1351 +372 605 6406

Alvar Toode

Owner Supervisor, Client Representative and Project Manager

Alvar joined the team in 2016 as Owner Supervisor/Client Representative & Project Manager.  He holds a PHD in Engineering and Environmental Technology, a Master Degree in Environmental Engineering,  a Bachelor Degree in Environmental Engineering and a Certificate in Owner Supervision Structural Construction.  Alvar meets operational standards by contributing construction information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying construction management system improvements. Alvar also endeavours to limit construction budget by monitoring project expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions; providing non-project annual operating and capital budget information.

alvar[at]hml.ee +372 605 1140

Vitali Jurov

Project Manager & Client Representative
Vitali joined HML Project Management in 2016 as Project Manager/Client Representative. He is involved in a variety of projects in Tallinn and carries out a full range of professional services, including setting up estimates, budgets, construction timetables for the clients, and develops the construction strategy. He selects the subcontractors and workers, and provides required explanations for the builders and other professionals associated with the project, coordinating and collaborating with the architects, engineers and specialists! Vitali holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (TTU), a Master’s Degree in Science of Thermal Engineering (TTU). Plus the following certificates: Electrical professional competence A, INSPECTA ESTONIA OÜ (2013), Technical specialist in security systems, level 3, ETEL (2014)

vitali[at]hml.ee +372 5697 0521 +372 605 6465

Stephen Millar

Project Manager & Client Representative

Stephen an ambitious and enthusiastic Civil Engineer comes to HML from significant contracts in the UK, including Ground, Finishing and Road Works (Link road projects). Projects that included liaising with service providers, local government councils and contractors, deep drainage, substation plinths, a road build up on a public highway of 41,500 m2. Stephen holds an BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering Degree from Queen’s University Belfast. HND in Civil Engineering (M,M,M) from North West Regional College, plus a degree in Manufacturing Engineering.

stephen[at]hml.ee +372 5627 0882 +372 605 6492

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Rachel Armstrong

HR Specialist/Marketing and Communications

Rachel is a fully certified Management Training Consultant and heads the HR/Client Communications Department at HML Project Management, Tallinn. Permanently living in Tallinn, Native English Language Speaker, (Irish Citizen), Degree in Human Resource Management & Business, 12 Years’ Experience of Coaching/Training/Mentoring/Developing Staff & Businesses Potential, in leading Media & Newspaper Groups around the world. Previous member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development Ireland, Great Place to Work Institute & former Chairperson of the Irish Estonian Business Network.

rachel[at]hml.ee +372 605 2182

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Aleksei Dudartšuk

Chief Accountant

Accountant Aleksei Dudartšuk joined the team at HML in 2018. Aleksei brings with him a wealth of experience in Enterprise and Business Management, Accounting, Company Finance & Reporting Skills. And will work closely with our clients and team in Estonia, Finland, Poland and across the Baltics

aleksei [at]hml.ee +372 605 6432

Kristjan Oinus

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Kristjan joined the team at HML in November 2017 as an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor. He holds a Master of Civil and Building Engineering from Tallinn University of Technology, completed a year long course at Warsaw University of Technology and worked as a Quantity Surveying intern in the United Kingdom. Kristjan will work to develop QS/Cost Estimation on an international level.

kristjan[at]hml.ee +372 605 6438

Marius Lisovskis

Project Manager, Lithuania & East Central Europe

Marius joined HML Project Management in July 2015 and heads the Lithuanian Office of HML. 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

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

Indrek Edesi

Project Manager/Owner Supervisor & Safety Specialist; Estonia

Indrek brings to HML Project Management a wealth of experience and knowledge as a Project Manager/Owner Supervisor & Safety Specialist. He has worked in both the public and private sectors, including Tallinna Vesi and Skanska amongst others. Indrek holds a B. A. Bachelor of International Business Administration from the Estonian Business School, and speaks Estonian, English, Russian and Finnish.

indrek[at]hml.ee +372 5690 6651

Inessa Parinskaja

Junior Quantity Surveyor

Inessa comes to the QS department of HML straight from the University of Aberdeen Scotland, where she was awarded a Master’s Degree in Politics and IR. Inessa is a strong team player with excellent communication skills and will contribute to the continued international development of the QS/Cost Estimation Department.

inessa[at]hml.ee +372 605 6417

Jennifer Ojakovo

Assistant Project Manager

Jennifer has over 5 years of international experience in design and supervision of Mechanical systems in buildings. She holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering (Thermo fluid) and has worked extensively with AutoCAD MEP, Revit MEP and Hevacomp software. She has certification in Project Management, a Diploma from the FIDIC Young Professional Management Training Programme and training in Internal Audit for ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System.

jennifer[at]hml.ee +372 605 6417