Echelon Data Centres was established in 2017 with the objective of developing, operating and owning a network of large-scale data centre campuses across Europe to meet the rapidly expanding global demand for data processing and storage solutions.

Echelon has recruited an industry leading team in the design, build and operation of data centres. With a strategic focus on occupiers with large- scale medium and long-term requirements, Echelon offers complete solutions from powered shells to full custom fit outs.

Echelon can deliver specific solutions to current needs and provides the option of reserving capacity for future expansion requirements. As a data centre partner, Echelon Data Centres exists to help its customers achieve their goals.




Niall is the main principal of Aldgate Developments and CEO and founder of Echelon Data Centres. He is highly experienced in property development activities with over 20 years experience in the Irish, UK and Middle Eastern markets. He has a proven track record of successfully delivering large scale complex developments on time and within budget while driving returns for investors.

As CEO Niall is responsible for the strategic direction of the business as well as taking a “hands-on” role in all aspects of property selection, assessment, delivery and operations.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, having trained and worked with Andersen, and has a strong background in banking and finance.



Damien has over 20 years’ experience in the Telecommunications & IT industry across a number of senior roles including Country Manager & Managing Director, working with companies such as GTS, FLAG Telecom & Digiweb. He brings extensive experience working within Data Centre and carrier environments and has worked on projects with companies such as Mastercard, KPMG, BT & Eir. Damien is a very strong communicator and has excellent client and industry wide relationships.



Graeme is an experienced professional with over 20 years project delivery experience. In his previous role as COO of a successful Business and IT Consultancy, Graeme successfully delivered complex business and technical projects on behalf of organisations such as First Data, Bank of Ireland, AIB Merchant Services, AIG and Aviva while also driving and controlling the wider consulting business.

In his current role as COO of Echelon, Graeme is responsible for the day to day operations of the overall business and driving the strategy through to realisation.

Graeme holds an honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from UCD and a Masters of Business Studies degree from the UCD Graduate School of Business.



Simon McCormick joined Echelon Data Centres after four years at AECOM, a global network of experts in design, build, finance, operations and project management, where he was part of the Data Centre leadership team. Simon managed and delivered data centre projects in Ireland, Europe and the Middle East for a variety of cloud service providers, co-location providers and enterprise end users. He is a chartered member of the ICE, the RICS and the CIOB and has worked on both the contractor and consultant side



Dave has over 10 years experience within commercial and residential development finance roles both in Ireland and Australia. As CFO Dave is responsible for all elements of financial management and ensuring alignment of financial performance and plans with the short term and long term strategic objectives of the company. A qualified chartered accountant, he trained with PwC before spending 7 years in Sydney working with Aveo Property Group and ING Real Estate.

Echelon Data Centres has recruited a high-quality team of consultants from the following organisations. Together they bring a wealth of significant and varied experience in the design and delivery of major data centre projects.