Mentors 2022


Alan Carbery

Alan Carbery





https://www.linkedin.com/in/alancarbery/


Aoife Condon

Talent Partner EMEA

Aoife Condon

Talent Partner EMEA



https://www.linkedin.com/in/aoife-condon-53412b80/

Ailbhe Greaney

Ailbhe Greaney





https://www.linkedin.com/in/ailbhe-greaney-2b7419a/

Aileen Dempsey

Aileen Dempsey





https://www.linkedin.com/in/aileendempsey/


Aisling O'Neill

Designer and Trend Forecater

Aisling O'Neill

Designer and Trend Forecater

Aisling currently works for Primark where she designs their ever expanding Homeware ranges. From trend forecasting to managing product and print development. Aisling follows the product life-cycle right through from concept to production.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/aisling-o-neill-75022169/

Alan Doherty

Alan Doherty





https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanjgdoherty/

Alan Hook

Alan Hook





https://www.linkedin.com/in/alan-hook-97364516/

Alan Morgan

Alan Morgan





https://www.linkedin.com/feed/

Amy Mc Keogh

Amy Mc Keogh





https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-mc-keogh-3072a2a6/

Amy Graham

Amy Graham





www.linkedin.com/in/amyfordegraham

Angela Brennan

Angela Brennan





https://www.linkedin.com/public-profile/settings

Anne Kelly

Anne Kelly





www.akgraphics.ie

Annie Moriarty

Product Designer

Annie Moriarty

Product Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/annie-moriarty-a15345169/

McCarrick Ann

McCarrick Ann





https://www.linkedin.com/in/ann-mccarrick-58b0065b


Anthony O'Rourke

Head of UX/UI

Anthony O'Rourke

Head of UX/UI

Anthony is Head of UX/UI and creative lead at Total Digital. He specialises in leading creative teams and is passionate about partnering with businesses to help them achieve their objectives through a human-centred design process with an emphasis on measurable impact.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyorourke/


Aoife Flynn

Art Director

Aoife Flynn

Art Director

Aoife is an Art Director at McCann Dublin where she has developed campaigns and creative strategies for clients such as Microsoft, safefood, and Medecins Sans Frontieres. Before coming to advertising, she ran an artist-led gallery in Limerick and worked as an art educator at the Hugh Lane gallery.

https://mccanndublin.com/

Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly





https://www.linkedin.com/in/aoife-kelly-010101


Aoife O'Dwyer

Creative Director

Aoife O'Dwyer

Creative Director

Aoife is Creative Director at UX agency Each&Other. She is specialised in UI and visual design with over 10 years industry experience. Aoife leads multidisciplinary teams as they figure out simple, effective solutions to complex digital design problems.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/aoifeod/


Frank Monahan

Founder, Director Architecture at the Edge (AATE).

Frank Monahan

Founder, Director Architecture at the Edge (AATE).

Frank is a cultural producer/ arts educator with an interest in film, architecture & the arts. An advocate for the critical potential of design to transform lives he established ‘Architecture at the Edge’ in 2017. AATE was recently shortlisted for the inaugural Inspire Future Generation Awards 2021.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/frank-monahan-58120a121/


Arianne Mae Cruz

Arianne Mae Cruz





https://www.linkedin.com/in/arianne-mae-cruz/


Ashwin Chacko

Author | Speaker | Illustrator

Ashwin Chacko

Author | Speaker | Illustrator

Ashwin Chacko is a seriously playful connector, bringing people together through positive storytelling with Illustration & Design. Championing creativity to shape culture through Talks l Books | Videos | Workshops Ashwin Chacko is a storyteller & motivational speaker based in Dublin. Ashwin special

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashwinchacko/


Bridget Kerrigan

Founder & Creative Director

Bridget Kerrigan

Founder & Creative Director

Bridget is owner of Bammedia, a branding and web agency based in Drogheda, Co. Louth. Bridget holds qualifications in Graphic Design, Digital Media and Entrepreneurship from LYIT and DCU Ryan Academy. Bridget is a packaging nerd, loves illustration and drinks too much coffee.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bridget-kerrigan-4b904811

Barry Hayes

Barry Hayes





https://www.linkedin.com/in/barry-hayes-12a7a816/

Brian Dixon

Brian Dixon





https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-brian-dixon-45303610/

Billy Kennedy

Billy Kennedy





https://www.linkedin.com/in/billykennedy/


Ben Martin

Head of UX for Bord Gáis Energy

Ben Martin

Head of UX for Bord Gáis Energy

Ben has been in and around Interaction Design and User Experience Design for over 20 years. He has also worked with and for small and large companies both at home and abroad. He has also delivered design and development modules at 3rd level. He currently is the Head of User Experience Design for Bor

https://www.linkedin.com/in/isometricshadows/

Brian Casey

Brian Casey





https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-casey-16810b66/


Brian Heffernan

Creative Director

Brian Heffernan

Creative Director

Brian holds qualifications from Athlone Institute of Technology, IADT and London College of Communication. For 18 years Brian has worked extensively across editorial design, identity design with a focus on typographic applications.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-heffernan-415a3a214/


Brian Malone

UX Design Director

Brian Malone

UX Design Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-malone-1a523b14/

Briony Supple

Briony Supple





https://www.linkedin.com/in/brionysupple/


Carleen Bruton

Senior Visual Designer

Carleen Bruton

Senior Visual Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/carleen-bruton-b2099125/

Carmel Maher

Carmel Maher





https://www.linkedin.com/in/carmel-maher-50b55b4a/


Carol Veiga

Student Recruitment Officer

Carol Veiga

Student Recruitment Officer

Carol works in UCC and is passionate about language and languages. Her background is in student support, recruitment, teaching, HR and drama so quite an eclectic mix of creative interests!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolveiga/


Carol Tallon

CEO

Carol Tallon

CEO



www.LinkedIn.com/in/caroltallon

Catherine Robertson

Catherine Robertson





https://www.linkedin.com/in/catherine-robertson-92a2b331/


Cathal Hayes

Student Success Executive - UX Design Institute

Cathal Hayes

Student Success Executive - UX Design Institute

Hey, I'm Cathal, I have just graduated with a first from TUS Graphic Design Communications where I was introduced to the world of UX. I am now working towards a Postgraduate Diploma in UX Design in IADT and helping students gain their Professional Diploma in UX Design at the UX Design Institute.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/cathalhayes/

Cathal Loughnane

Cathal Loughnane







Ciarán Duffy

UX and Product Design Lead

Ciarán Duffy

UX and Product Design Lead

Ciarán is a versatile designer with a passion for social innovation. He combines an expertise in user research and digital prototyping to build products and services that meet people’s everyday needs, and organisational goals. He is currently leading UX design at TalkToLoop.org and OpenMRS.org

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ciaranduffy2

Charlotte Barker

Charlotte Barker





https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlotte-barker/

Chris Flynn

Chris Flynn





https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-flynn-/


Ciara Ni Dhuinn

VP Creative Director

Ciara Ni Dhuinn

VP Creative Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/ciarapanacchia

Ciaran Harris

Ciaran Harris





linkedin.com/in/ciaranharris


Clare Brennan

Creative Director

Clare Brennan

Creative Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/clare-brennan-17041061/


CLARE LYNCH

Graphic Designer, Specialising in Branding and Packaging

CLARE LYNCH

Graphic Designer, Specialising in Branding and Packaging

Clare Lynch Creative is a Dublin-based graphic design practice specialising in the design and development of unique brand identities, packaging, visual communication and print design.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/clarelynchcreative/

Conleth Kennedy

Fullstack Engineer II

Conleth Kennedy

Fullstack Engineer II



https://www.linkedin.com/in/conleth-kennedy-7b857ba8/

CONOR CLARKE

CONOR CLARKE





https://www.linkedin.com/in/conor-clarke-7599197/


Cormac Ó Conaire

Chief Design Officer

Cormac Ó Conaire

Chief Design Officer

Cormac works with brands around the world to create new product experiences and new innovations in gaming, healthcare, and consumer tech. He's received over 50 international accolades in industrial, interaction, digital and strategic design, and designed several of the world's best selling products.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/cormacoconaire/


Courtney McDonnell

Architect and Creative Director

Courtney McDonnell

Architect and Creative Director

Courtney is the founder and creative director of Courtney McDonnell Studio, an architectural practice specialising in high end residential design. Her experience spans over 15 years crossing into other creative industries such as Interior Design, Set Design and Graphics.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/courtney-mcdonnell-mriai-55554344

David Coyles

David Coyles





linkedin.com/in/david-coyles-406b8122a


Darryl Charles

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Darryl Charles

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr Darryl Charles is a senior lecturer in Computer Science. His main interest is in Artificial Intelligence and game/VR development. He enjoys coding and lately has been using Python for Machine Learning and C# within the Unity game development engine.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrylcharles/

David Doran

Engineering Lead, Stripe Tax

David Doran

Engineering Lead, Stripe Tax

Engineer, creator, and mentor.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/daviddoranmedia

Deirdre Doherty

Deirdre Doherty





https://www.linkedin.com/in/deirdre-doherty-63b9b610

Deirdre Corcoran

Deirdre Corcoran






Hilary Dempsey

Hilary Dempsey





https://www.linkedin.com/in/hilary-dempsey-1a116030/


Derry Kearney

Chartered Engineer and Partner at Cundall

Derry Kearney

Chartered Engineer and Partner at Cundall

I have been working with the Cundall for the last 15 years, and leading the Dublin office since 2019. In that time, I have been part of its steady growth into a multi-disciplinary offering, where we continue to push the boundaries of engineering design.

linkedin.com/in/derry-kearney-7ab54940

Diarmuid MacMahon

Diarmuid MacMahon





https://www.linkedin.com/in/diarmuid-mac-mahon-4290302/


Diarmuid Slattery

Director / Owner

Diarmuid Slattery

Director / Owner



https://ie.linkedin.com/in/diarmuidslattery

Iain Macdonald

Iain Macdonald





https://ie.linkedin.com/in/dr-iain-macdonald-mcsd-a3799513

Dominic Southgate

Dominic Southgate





boxclever.ie


Donal O Mahony

Global Head of UX, Service Design & Product Design

Donal O Mahony

Global Head of UX, Service Design & Product Design



https://www.linkedin.com/in/donalomahony


Donal Martin

Principal Product Designer

Donal Martin

Principal Product Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/donal-martin-3a240685/
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David Roberts

Design Lecturer
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David Roberts

Design Lecturer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-roberts-5930902/


Eadaoin Hennessy

Designer

Eadaoin Hennessy

Designer

A passionate, problem-solving designer from County Clare, I'm all about meaningful, considered design that drives change. I deliver crafted, user-centred solutions across print, digital and 3D environments. Having gained fantastic experience in Dublin and Austria, I'm currently at Wove.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/adaoin-hennessy-48728a197/?originalSubdomain=ie


Edel McMahon

Senior Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Edel McMahon

Senior Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Edel McMahon is a graphic designer + illustrator based in the West of Ireland, with over 15 year’s industry experience. Edel is currently the in-house graphic designer for the EatGalway Restaurant group. In 2020, she launched her own homeware range, featuring her own illustrations.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/edel-mcmahon-a32a561bb/

Eleanor Donoghue

Eleanor Donoghue





https://www.linkedin.com/in/eleanor-donoghue-6b859732/


Emily Smith

Marketing Consultant

Emily Smith

Marketing Consultant

I am a Marketing Consultant with over 20 years’ experience working with national and international brands and SMEs. I love developing marketing strategies and delivering successful brand, content, digital and social campaigns. I love stepping outside of my comfort zone, I am excited to learn and to

https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-smith-marketing-consultant/


Emma Geoghegan

Architect and Urban Designer

Emma Geoghegan

Architect and Urban Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/emma-geoghegan-94bb6222/

Emma Kate Horsfield

Emma Kate Horsfield





https://www.linkedin.com/in/emma-kate-horsfield-367a3885


Eric Rainsberry

Creative Director

Eric Rainsberry

Creative Director



www.linkedin.com/in/eric-rainsberry-a7817252

Eugene Canavan

Eugene Canavan





https://www.linkedin.com/in/eugene-canavan-35231b1a/


Eva Kelly

Illustrator and Lecturer

Eva Kelly

Illustrator and Lecturer

Freelance illustrator and artist. Lecturer at Griffith College in the Design faculty in Illustration and Drawing.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/evakellyillustration/


Evelyn Cagney

Product Designer

Evelyn Cagney

Product Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/evelyncagney/

Evie Regan

Process Development Engineer

Evie Regan

Process Development Engineer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/evie-regan-276709141/


Fergal Keenan

Senior Visual Designer

Fergal Keenan

Senior Visual Designer

Visual designer specialising in digital communications, motion graphics, and user-centred design.

https://ie.linkedin.com/in/fergalkeenan


Finan Callaghan

Brand Strategist & Graphic Designer

Finan Callaghan

Brand Strategist & Graphic Designer

I am a self employed/freelance brand strategist and graphic designer. I've been working for myself since the beginning of 2020 and the type of clients I work with vary from startups/SME's looking to build their brand identities to some of Ireland's most well known creative agencies.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/finán-callaghan-5849b512b/


Fiona Cooney

Graphic Designer for Film and TV

Fiona Cooney

Graphic Designer for Film and TV

Fiona specialises in creating graphic design elements for film and TV sets. Her career spans over a decade and includes a wide range of global productions including ‘Valhalla’, ‘Brooklyn’, ‘Halo’ and Disney’s upcoming feature film ‘Disenchanted’.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm6881098/


Fiona Ennis

Service Experience Designer

Fiona Ennis

Service Experience Designer

Using design for strategy, change 
and innovation on brand and service projects. I design assets and interactions that make things easier and more enjoyable.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/fionaennis/

Fiona Kearney

Fiona Kearney





www.linkedin.com/in/fionakearney

Fionn Lahart

Fionn Lahart





linkedin.com/in/fionnlahart


Fionn Woodhouse

Lecturer

Fionn Woodhouse

Lecturer

Fionn Woodhouse is a lecturer in the Department of Theatre in University College Cork. He is a director, producer and facilitator of drama/theatre with particular interest in youth participation and learning through practice.

https://ie.linkedin.com/in/fionnwoodhouse


Garreth Golding

Garreth Golding





https://www.linkedin.com/in/garrethgolding/


Gautam Gupta

Data Scientist -1

Gautam Gupta

Data Scientist -1



https://www.linkedin.com/in/gautam-gupta315/

Gill Reilly

Gill Reilly





www.linkedin.com/in/gill-reilly-0b362168


Gillian Reidy

Creative Director, Founder

Gillian Reidy

Creative Director, Founder



https://www.linkedin.com/in/gillianreidy/


Glyn Griffiths

Innovation & Sustainability Consultant

Glyn Griffiths

Innovation & Sustainability Consultant

Glyn is mechanical design engineer, who has spent 10 years developing and prototyping within novel hardware start-ups and consultancies. With a Phd in environmental life cycle impacts of technology, Glyn guides design and development teams to create more sustainable product/system solutions.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/glyn-griffiths-83bb0870/


Grace TALLON

Executive Director & Researcher

Grace TALLON

Executive Director & Researcher



https://www.linkedin.com/in/grace-tallon


Guy Cresswell

Senior Brand Designer

Guy Cresswell

Senior Brand Designer

I am a designer and a creative with a love for building effective brands and helping them communicate to the world. I like working from the big ideas right through to the minute detail, always trying to inject some fun along away.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/guy-cresswell-90143099/

Gwen Kenny

Gwen Kenny





https://ie.linkedin.com/in/interiordesignergwen

Hannah O'Toole

Hannah O'Toole





https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-o-toole-902a191a0/


Hilary Goudie

Senior UX / UI Consultant

Hilary Goudie

Senior UX / UI Consultant



https://www.linkedin.com/in/hilary-goudie-b76b71b0

Iain Slater

Iain Slater





www.linkedin.com/in/iain-slater


Ian Ross

Creative Director

Ian Ross

Creative Director

Creative Director and Partner at Inkvine leading on all aspects of design and creative content. With 20 years experience in graphic design and front end web design with blue chip technology firms such as Openet, BT Ireland and Oceanfree.net

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ian-ross-a65b452/


Inês Santos

VP of Key Attendee Success

Inês Santos

VP of Key Attendee Success

Professional with 10+ years of experience in the event management industry. Based in Dublin, managing the Key Attendee Success team at the fastest growing tech conference in the world - Web Summit. Leading a team of 15+ while overseeing operations of up to 10,000 speakers, media & investors/year.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/inesrdsantos/

James Clegg

Experience Designer

James Clegg

Experience Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-clegg-digital/


jane gormley

Director of Employer Engagement

jane gormley

Director of Employer Engagement

Hello! Hello! Delighted to be involved this year! Professionally, my experience lies in primarily recruitment & tech. Hoping to share some insights and experience with the mentees on the power of creativity and change! Also looking forward to learning from them :)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/janegormleyhirecoders/


Jeanette Delahunty

Founder/Managing Director/Lead Facilitator/Neurodiversity Consultant

Jeanette Delahunty

Founder/Managing Director/Lead Facilitator/Neurodiversity Consultant

Jeanette has a passion to make changes for vulnerable individuals by targeting those who work with them. She tailors her training to challenge the thinking of professionals in accepting difference and question their own beliefs in how they see behaviours to better support those who need them most.

www.linkedin.com/in/jeanettesmithbsc


Jennifer Kennedy

Managing Director

Jennifer Kennedy

Managing Director

Jennifer Kennedy is the founder of JK Consulting, a retail consultancy specialising in tourism and heritage. Key areas of expertise: Tourism Development Concept Creation Retail Development Merchandise development/procurement Interpretation planning for attractions Experience Creation

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-kennedy-aba75712

Jill Deering

Jill Deering







Jonathan Leahy Maharaj

Creative Lead, UCC Academy

Jonathan Leahy Maharaj

Creative Lead, UCC Academy

Jonathan is Creative Lead in UCC Academy, UCC's in house consultancy, with 20+ years experience in the design industry and design education. A graduate of LSAD and CIT who is caught between love towards chaos & order, a voracious buyer of books but not an avid reader. Never justify text. Ever.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanleahymaharaj/


James Malone

Head Of Design

James Malone

Head Of Design

Over 20 years designing and delivering market leading digital products and services. Extensive management and leadership experience, managing product, marketing, design and development teams. I am passionate about creating a supportive environment allowing people to be the best they can be.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamalone/


john gavin

Creative Director

john gavin

Creative Director



linkedin.com/in/john--gavin

John Lynch

John Lynch





https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnlync/


John Moriarty

Design Director

John Moriarty

Design Director

I'm a design director with the Fjord design team in Accenture The Dock, where I work at the intersection of people and emerging technologies, I lead teams building new digital products and services. I have experience working in agencies, start-ups, and consultancy in Dublin and San Francisco.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnmoriarty1/


Julie Richards

Global Head of Creative & Digital

Julie Richards

Global Head of Creative & Digital



linkedin.com/in/richardsjulie


Justin Magee

Professor of Design / Interim Associate Dean for Research & Impact

Justin Magee

Professor of Design / Interim Associate Dean for Research & Impact



linkedin.com/in/justinmagee


Karen Fleming

Professor of Textiles, Belfast School of Art, Ulster university

Karen Fleming

Professor of Textiles, Belfast School of Art, Ulster university

1987 BA Hons ( First) Fashion and Textiles 1988 Postgraduate Diploma with Distinction Applied Art 1992 Master of Education (Distinction) 1991-present Lecturer leading to Professor of Textiles Experience leading Belfast School of Art and leading art and design research. 15+ PhD completions

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/karen-fleming-8b113029


Kate Maguire

Senior Product Designer

Kate Maguire

Senior Product Designer

With a Design and Product background as well as a specialisation in product development, I have a diverse understanding of designing great product. I am focused on the details, after all, that’s what makes up the bigger picture.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/katharine-maguire/

Karl Byrne

Karl Byrne





https://www.linkedin.com/in/karl-g-byrne/

Kasia Ozmin

Kasia Ozmin





https://www.linkedin.com/in/kasiaozmin/


Kathryn Parkes

UX Design Research

Kathryn Parkes

UX Design Research

Senior User Research and User Experience Design professional in Dun Laoghaire. I have been designing, developing and delivering user-centred interactive digital experiences for over 20 years. Currently leading both qualitative and quantitative user research at Cisco Webex.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathrynparkes/

Kathy Bradley

Kathy Bradley





https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathy-bradley-educationcoach/

Keith Tritschler

Keith Tritschler





https://www.linkedin.com/in/keithtritschler/


Ken O'Brien

UX Manager

Ken O'Brien

UX Manager

Based in Carlow, I manage a team of User Experience designers in Unum. Unum is a large, fortune 250 US based insurance firm. I have 20+ years experience in design, print, web and user experience design.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-o-brien-a3282b15/

Kevin Horan

Kevin Horan





https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-horan-96217110/

Kevin O'Loughlin

Kevin O'Loughlin





https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevino11/

Kevin Devine

Design Director

Kevin Devine

Design Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevindevine/

Kieran Nolan

Kieran Nolan







Kieran Rigby

Creative Director

Kieran Rigby

Creative Director

Kieran is the Creative Director at Coolgrey, he has worked as a designer on both national & international platforms with companies scaling from SME to bluechip. Kieran has a keen interest in mental health and behavioural psychology and finds it a strong driver in his design decision-making process.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kieran-rigby-78662548


Kimberly Goes

Senior Graphic Designer

Kimberly Goes

Senior Graphic Designer



https://ie.linkedin.com/in/kimberly-goes


Kim Whyte

Founder and Creative Director

Kim Whyte

Founder and Creative Director

Kim Whyte is the Founder and Creative Director of Figgydoo – a purpose-led design studio with a passion for people. She has worked in the branding and event design space for over 15 years, mainly collaborating with charities, non-profits, and good social causes.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimwhyte/


Lara Hanlon

Designer

Lara Hanlon

Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/larahanlon/

Laura Bray

Laura Bray





https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurabray-

Laura Murphy

Laura Murphy





https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-murphy/


Lauren Day

UX Designer

Lauren Day

UX Designer

Lauren is an experienced UX Designer based in Dublin. A serial creative, she studied fine art, before moving into visual design and more recently, to creating digital, user-first experiences. She has just completed her masters in UX, exploring gamified ways to encourage more sustainable behaviour.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurenjadeday/

Lyndsey Bryce

Lyndsey Bryce





https://www.linkedin.com/in/lyndseybryce/

Len Browne

Len Browne





http://linkedin.com/in/len-browne-5405073b


Lenka Forrest

Head of Student Recruitment

Lenka Forrest

Head of Student Recruitment

Originally from the Czech Republic / Understand several languages / Worked for multinational companies such as Marriott and Apple / Working in Irish 3rd level education now / Love my job / Love young people / Mother of 3 / Love Chocolate

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lenkaforrest/


Liam Hamill

Graphic Designer

Liam Hamill

Graphic Designer

Irish graphic designer living and working in NYC. Currently at Wieden+Kennedy, previously at Pentagram.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/liam-hamill-b3655b139/


Lloyd Carr

Principal UX Designer - United.Design

Lloyd Carr

Principal UX Designer - United.Design

Over 20 years in the creative industry with the scars and awards to prove it. I currently craft digital products to help people improve their future health and wealth. I'm really looking forward to seeing you all and your work and delighted for the opportunity to help you on your creative journey's.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lloydcarr-uxdesigner

Lorna Ross

Lorna Ross





https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorna-ross-61008217/

Lorraine Quinn

Lorraine Quinn





https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorraine-quinn/

Louise Kiernan

Louise Kiernan





linkedin.com/in/louise-kiernan-3311191b


Louise O'Reilly

Strategic Development and Producer

Louise O'Reilly

Strategic Development and Producer

Louise has over 20 years of experience in developing and delivering purpose-driven and mission-led strategic initiatives at the intersection of science and art, culture and prosocial innovation, including at Accenture The Dock, Science Gallery International, and Irish Film Institute.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/louiseoreilly/


Lydia Ward

Experience Strategist & Adjunct Lecturer

Lydia Ward

Experience Strategist & Adjunct Lecturer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/lydiaward2021/

Marion Keogh

Garden Designer

Marion Keogh

Garden Designer



www.marionkeoghgardendesign.ie

Mary Brennan

Mary Brennan





https://www.linkedin.com/in/marymb/


May Sivertsen

Brand Designer

May Sivertsen

Brand Designer

May Sivertsen spent ten years working with clients such as Hyundai, Birdseye and Bank of Ireland, as an employee of QMP D’Arcy and McCann-Erickson, before she set up Trumpet branding & design in 2010.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/maysivertsen


Michael B Vaughan

PhD Researcher

Michael B Vaughan

PhD Researcher



https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-b-vaughan/


Martin McGinn

Lecturer in Product Design

Martin McGinn

Lecturer in Product Design

Martin McGinn is a Lecturer of Design at Ulster University. His interests are in Design Thinking, Service Design & Co-Design in Healthcare, AR & VR modelling & 3D Printing in Product Development.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/martin-mcginn-30228118

Meagan Hyland

Meagan Hyland





https://www.linkedin.com/in/meagan-hyland-13a71124/


Melanie Gardner

Graphic Designer

Melanie Gardner

Graphic Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/melgardner/


Michael Torrans

Design Manager

Michael Torrans

Design Manager

Michael Torrans is an industrial designer turned design innovation consultant, who is always looking for ways to unlock the creativity in others. He has worked as a designer across a range of industries from special needs postural care to architectural lighting to design thinking facilitation.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-torrans-51710336/


Michelle Dorgan

Programme Manager

Michelle Dorgan

Programme Manager

Michelle Dorgan is Programme Manager at IGNITE, a start-up incubation programme at University College Cork. Michelle has a number of years experience working with early stage start-up founders and student entrepreneurs. She also runs her own small business called Prints 'n' Pieces.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelledorgan1/


Mick Brady

Design Principal

Mick Brady

Design Principal

Hello! I’m an award winning, problem solving, holistic thinking designer. Have extensive cross-vertical, international and transformational experiences across a range of fast-paced industries. I’m am passionate about accessibility, about coaching, mentoring and developing design at all levels.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mick-brady/

Michael Murray

Michael Murray





https://www.linkedin.com/feed/

Muireann McMahon

Muireann McMahon





Muireann Mc Mahon


Neil O'Connell

Director at Microsoft Surface

Neil O'Connell

Director at Microsoft Surface

I help teams of Designers and Engineers deliver new things.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/neil-o-connell-41025311/

Nhung Luu

Nhung Luu





https://www.linkedin.com/in/nhung-luu-thuy


Niall O'Kelly

Global Director Experience Design

Niall O'Kelly

Global Director Experience Design

Niall is passionate about using design to communicate clearly, thoughtfully, and helpfully with each person in their current moment. He’s a strong advocate for the power of consumer- and design-based thinking to lead an organisation, help shape the business, and create the future of retail!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/niallokelly


Niamh Cooney

Niamh Cooney



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www.linkedin.com/in/niamh-cooney-b2662a1b


Niamh Harman

Lead Designer

Niamh Harman

Lead Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/niamh-harman-00241076/

Niamh OMahoney

Niamh OMahoney





https://www.linkedin.com/in/niamh-omahoney-340784172


niamh Peare

Architect, Interior Designer and Thought Leader in Workplace Design

niamh Peare

Architect, Interior Designer and Thought Leader in Workplace Design

Niamh Peare is an Architect, Interior Designer and Thought Leader in Workplace Design. Niamh is recognised for her strong creative skills in workplace, biophilic and inclusive design having delivered a number of award winning projects over a diverse range of sectors.

www.linkedin.com/in/niamh-peare

Niamh Murphy

Niamh Murphy





https://www.linkedin.com/in/niamh-murphy-a974a166/

Niamh McCabe

Niamh McCabe





https://www.linkedin.com/in/niamh-mccabe-6a147069/


Nick Pender

UX/UI Designer

Nick Pender

UX/UI Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholas-pender-572989206/

Nicki Hoyne

Accessories Designer

Nicki Hoyne

Accessories Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickihoyne/


Nick O

Workshopper & Brand Strategist

Nick O

Workshopper & Brand Strategist

I do two things: I help people build brands (for businesses that love to make life simple). And I help people unclog their brains (like Marie Kondo but for your noodles).

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickohhh/


noel brady

Team Leader I Innovator I Designer I Educator I Author

noel brady

Team Leader I Innovator I Designer I Educator I Author

Dip Arch DIT 1985 B Arch Sc Trinity 1985 S M Arch S MIT 1989 MBA DIT 2018 FRIAI, MVAI, MIDI Noel has been a multi-disciplinary practitioner across various design related fields for over 25 years, with various awards, publications and exhibitions.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/noeljbrady/


Norman Stevenson

Senior Design Consultant | Strategy & Research Lead

Norman Stevenson

Senior Design Consultant | Strategy & Research Lead

Norman is a senior design consultant at Design Partners. He has worked in professional industrial design for over 15 years collaborating with global clients in consumer, communications, industrial & healthcare sectors. He also holds a PhD in design research from Loughborough University.

http://linkedin.com/in/normanstevenson


Niall McHugh

Medical Device Designer

Niall McHugh

Medical Device Designer

Niall is an industrial designer working for Connexicon Medical. He uses design to tackle the challenges and demands placed on users who interact with products and services. Niall has an MSc in Medical Device Design, an MA in Interaction Design, and a multirole skillset over two decades.

linkedin.com/in/niall-mchugh-79210127


Oisin MacManus

Designer | Lecturer

Oisin MacManus

Designer | Lecturer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/oisn-macmanus-16538516/


Jane o'reilly

Deputy MD

Jane o'reilly

Deputy MD

With more than 15 years’ experience in building and transforming brands, I love adding my experience to the passion and creativity of my team as we deliver work that encompasses every aspect of brand identity development, brand strategy, brand management and communications.

https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/jane-o-reillyin


Orla McAvinue

Creative Director

Orla McAvinue

Creative Director

Orla is a creative director working with some of Ireland's best known brands. Her role is to bring brands to life across all consumer touchpoints ensuring the brand idea is both compelling & true. Her career spans 20 years, during which she has worked across diverse sectors both here and in the UK.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/orla-mcavinue-10518424/

Owen Kirby

Owen Kirby





https://www.linkedin.com/in/owen-kirby-26a1474/


Patrick Molloy

Sn Designer - Senior Lecturer

Patrick Molloy

Sn Designer - Senior Lecturer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-molloy-47b63b1b8/

Paula McDonnell

Paula McDonnell





www.linkedin.com/in/ paulamcdonnell


Paula Phelan

Head of Quality, Support and Development

Paula Phelan

Head of Quality, Support and Development

Paula is Head of Quality, Support and Development for Music Generation, Ireland's national performance music education programme. In addition to this Paula works as a coach, mentor and facilitator.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/paula-phelan-70043b219


Pauline Clancy

Lecturer - Ulster University Belfast

Pauline Clancy

Lecturer - Ulster University Belfast

Pauline is a Lecturer in Design / Graphic Design at Belfast School, of Art, Ulster University. She is Course Director for BA (Hons) Art and Design (Foundation Year for Specialist Degree).

https://www.linkedin.com/in/pauline-clancy-241627121/

Paul McCormack

Lecturer in Interaction Design, Belfast School of Art.

Paul McCormack

Lecturer in Interaction Design, Belfast School of Art.



https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-mccormack-64778512/


Peter Rigney

Founder

Peter Rigney

Founder

I love retail design! I work with clients to create engaging spaces and experiences for people as they shop. Through research, creative thinking, environment design and branding I collaborate with other designers and clients to deliver exciting spaces.

www.linkedin.com/in/peterrigneyforge

Peter Donnellan

Service Designer

Peter Donnellan

Service Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-donnellan-4b7439127/


Peter Finnegan

Head, New Ventures

Peter Finnegan

Head, New Ventures

Peter is currently Head of New Ventures at Tyndall national institute, Ireland national ICT research institute. In this role he is responsible for driving entrepreneurship and new ventures across Tyndall, in cooperation with the research and operations centres in Tyndall, colleagues in UCC Innovatio

https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-finnegan-21a53a14/

Peter Murphy

Design Consultant - Healthcare

Peter Murphy

Design Consultant - Healthcare

I am a medical device designer who thinks with his hands. I have a passion for the non-conventional side of design; with getting my hands dirty and getting creative with a range of handmade rudimentary test-rigs and proof of principal prototypes to aid me in the creative journey.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/petermurphy21/

Patrick Mangan

Lecturer

Patrick Mangan

Lecturer

Experienced Lecturer with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education. I want to inspire significant development in the Environmental Protection arena. I have significant experience in evaluating European Projects on Sustainable Energy and Energy Conservation and behavioral change

https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-mangan-11350348

Rachel Earley

Rachel Earley





https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachearley/


Raomal Perera

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, INSEAD

Raomal Perera

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, INSEAD

Raomal Perera is a veteran of multiple entrepreneurial ventures and an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at INSEAD & UCD where he currently teaches and studies entrepreneurship, design thinking, innovation, and the management of rapidly growing companies.

www.linkedin.com/in/raomal

Rhys Jenkins

Digital Director

Rhys Jenkins

Digital Director



https://www.weareopen.ie

Robert Farrelly

Robert Farrelly





https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-farrelly/

Rohan Perera

Rohan Perera





https://www.linkedin.com/in/rohan-perera/

Roisin Lafferty

Roisin Lafferty





https://www.linkedin.com/in/risn-lafferty-00886317/
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ronan holohan

Managing Director
h

ronan holohan

Managing Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronan-holohan-30984713/


Ruby Corcoran

Senior Designer

Ruby Corcoran

Senior Designer

Ruby is a Designer with the Innovation Experience Team at The Dock, Accenture's R&D and global innovation centre. Her design focus is mostly in immersive digital experiences based on research, empathy and storytelling.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruby-corcoran-128365138/

Ruza Leko

Ruza Leko





https://www.linkedin.com/in/rua-leko/


Sarah Ryan

Designer / Illustrator

Sarah Ryan

Designer / Illustrator

Sarah Ryan is an Illustrator and Print Designer based in Cork. Having worked as a Designer in the fashion industry in New York, Paris and London, Sarah is highly adept at problem solving through design for a diverse range of clients and within a multitude of brand identities.


Sara Urasini

Sara Urasini





https://www.linkedin.com/in/saraurasini/


Sarah Heffernan

Service Designer

Sarah Heffernan

Service Designer

Sarah Heffernan is an award-winning designer & researcher based in Ireland. A curious & thoughtful person, she is happiest exploring and loves connecting people, places & things. Sarah embraces storytelling in her work & strives to create meaningful experiences across physical & digital landscapes.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahhef/


Sarah Coffey

Senior L&D Specialist

Sarah Coffey

Senior L&D Specialist



https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-coffey-243b0255/


Sean Lennon

Director

Sean Lennon

Director

Sean Lennon is managing director at Think Design where he leads a team of designers and makers focused on the area of brand experience. Sean and the team at Think Design work with brands such as Brown Thomas, Canon, Facebook, Intercom + Wella and have won numerous awards for their work.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-lennon-b8760a1b/

Sean Smyth

Sean Smyth





https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-smyth-5473b11b/


shane o donoghue

Product & Graphic Designer

shane o donoghue

Product & Graphic Designer

Shane is an advocate for collaborative design through research, craft and curation. He is a graduate of Central St. Martins, London, with an MA in Industrial Design, specialising in creating learning environments for early education. His interest is in human-centered design and design education.

www.linkedin.com/in/shane-o-​-donoghue-aa7a0741

Shane Barron

Senior Solutions Engineer

Shane Barron

Senior Solutions Engineer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/barronshane/

Sharon Tighe

Director of Marketing

Sharon Tighe

Director of Marketing



https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharontighe


Sheaffe Monteith

Senior Business Analyst

Sheaffe Monteith

Senior Business Analyst

Loving my current role in the digital transformation space working with a broad set of teams in insurance/AI. Spent last 15 years working in various industries helping teams with their system and process improvements, with a big focus on communications, strategic decision making and leading change.



Sheena Flynn

Senior Brand Designer

Sheena Flynn

Senior Brand Designer

Brand Designer working in the design industry for over ten years. Holds an MA in Professional Design Practice, a Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Advertising and Digital Media and currently studying for a Post Grad in UX at IADT.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheenaflynn/


Dmitry Sheremetiev

Senior R&D Engineer

Dmitry Sheremetiev

Senior R&D Engineer

Dmitry is a Research & Development Engineer working in the field of Minimally Invasive Medical Devices development. Throughout his carrier Dmitry achieved expertise in the worlds of objective, conventional engineering led approaches to developments of products, as well as more user centred, empathet

www.linkedin.com/in/dmitry-sheremetiev-9769b333


Sharon Walsh

Designer

Sharon Walsh

Designer

Sharon is a freelance designer and researcher with over 10 years of international experience. She is passionate about helping solve the problems of companies, who want to solve the problems of the world.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-walsh-52821475/


Siobhan Fitzpatrick

Founder and CEO

Siobhan Fitzpatrick

Founder and CEO

CEO, The Networking Hub | Coach & Mentor | Liaison Architect | Facilitator & Trainer | Motivational Speaker - helping professionals be more strategic & tactical in networking so they achieve ROI

https://www.linkedin.com/in/siobhanfitzpatrick/

Siobhan O'Neill

Research Support Officer

Siobhan O'Neill

Research Support Officer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/siobhan-o-neill-20311438?originalSubdomain=ie

Siobhan Cox-Carlos

Siobhan Cox-Carlos





Siobhan Cox-Carlos


Sorcha Harman

Design Manager

Sorcha Harman

Design Manager

Having returned from working in the well-known design studio - Studio Unltd in Los Angeles, California, I joined Suzie Mc Adam Design, an Interior Design Studio that celebrates uniqueness. and the extraordinary into residential design! My university background is in Textile Design from NCAD!

Www.LinkedIn.com/sorchaharman


Stephen Smith

Graphic Designer

Stephen Smith

Graphic Designer

Hello. I graduated from Limerick School of Art and Design (BA Hons). I am a graphic designer specialising in all areas of branding and design for print and screen. My work is built around the principles of simplicity, clarity and elegant problem-solving.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-smith-8006b245/


Stephen McGilloway

Design Director

Stephen McGilloway

Design Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-mcgilloway-458a5823/


Stephen Cummins

UX Designer

Stephen Cummins

UX Designer

An award-winning designer, with over 16 years’ experience, I have worked across all areas of visual design, with a focus on user-centered design for web since 2015. With Unum's Innovation Team, I use Design Thinking to solve business problems and design interfaces to support these solutions.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mr-stephen-cummins/

Stephen Ledwidge

Stephen Ledwidge





https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenledwidge

Stephen Labanyi

Stephen Labanyi





https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenlabanyi/


Mir Fitzgerald

creative designer / illustrator / artist

Mir Fitzgerald

creative designer / illustrator / artist

Hi I'm Mir and I work as a freelance Creative Designer / Illustrator at studiomir.ie My focus is on communication design that adds value to both humans and nature. In addition to my commercial work i'm also an artist.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mirfitzgerald/


Sunny Bonnell

Author, Founder & CEO

Sunny Bonnell

Author, Founder & CEO



https://www.linkedin.com/in/sunnybonnell/


Tanja Bueck

Creative Director

Tanja Bueck

Creative Director

Tanja holds a degree in Communication Design from the University of Applied Sciences, Wuerzburg, Germany. She has also undertaken further studies in UX Design, Design Thinking, the Foundations of Positive Psychology and is currently enrolled in 'The Inner MBA' a Conscious Business Programme.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tanja-bueck-30152656/

Tony Grey

Tony Grey





N/A

Torlac O'Byrne

UX & Motion Designer

Torlac O'Byrne

UX & Motion Designer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/torlac-o-byrne-401162150/


Mike Treanor

Company Director

Mike Treanor

Company Director

Having trained and studied as an architect, I have always been inspired through design creativity. In 2009, I established Mullan Lighting Design which now has 90 employees and a turnover of 6 million per year. In 2020 i established Mullan Ceramics which is also a growing creative business.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-treanor-88157b52/?originalSubdomain=ie


Una Healy

Creative Director

Una Healy

Creative Director

I own and run an award-winning, branding and graphic design studio, based in the beautiful fishing village of Howth, Co. Dublin. We work with a wide variety of clients based nationally and globally. We have been in business for over 25 years.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/unahealy/


Becks Butler

Lecturer

Becks Butler

Lecturer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/becks-butler-4617431b0/


Paul Lyons

Design Director

Paul Lyons

Design Director



https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-lyons-26817021

Will Hogan

Will Hogan





https://www.linkedin.com/in/williamjohnhogan/


Zintis Jones

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Zintis Jones

Senior Mechanical Engineer



https://www.linkedin.com/in/zintis-jones


Zoran Zelenika

Prinicipal Designer

Zoran Zelenika

Prinicipal Designer

Designer and illustrator. Working as in-house designer and as part of multidisciplinary teams on various projects in fields of branding, product design and art direction. Collector of thick paper, history books and abandoned traffic signs.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoranzelenika/