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IAF Board

Six new board members for the IAF


Six exceptional people have joined the board of the Irish Architecture Foundation, each due to spend at least three years working with us to expand the organisation’s horizons and sustain its activities and impact. They are:

Mr Neil Dalton is Head of Product & Marketing of SEAT at Volkswagen Group Ireland. Previous to this he was Marketing Communications Manager at Audi Ireland and before joining VW Group was Marketing Manager of Honda Motor Importer Universal Honda Ltd. Last year he was recognised by Business & Finance Magazine as one of Ireland’s top 100 Chief Marketing Officers.

Ms Terre Duffy has worked in public sector cultural development and management for over almost three decades both in Ireland and abroad. She leads a team to develop Grand Canal Dock, Spencer Dock and the Dublin Canals for Waterways Ireland and was a former Chairperson of Centre for Contemporary Art Derry~Londonderry.

Dr Muiris Ó Ceidigh is Chief Executive of the National Milk Agency, a member of the Property Services Regulatory Authority, the secretary of the Irish Museums Association and a director of An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland. With extensive experience practising law, Muiris also holds a Doctorate in Governance from Queens University Belfast.

Mr Ciarán ÓGaora is the founder of Zero-G, a Dublin based brand strategy and design studio. His experience covers design and strategic communications across a wide range of sectors and is recognised for his expertise in destination and place branding. He is a former director of Fáilte Ireland.

Ms Louise O’Reilly specialises in developing and delivering strategic projects in creative and cultural sector, having successfully fundraised for major projects at the Irish Film Institute and the IFI Irish Film Archive and the Global Science Gallery Network. She is an alumna of the international Clore Leadership and Common Purpose Meridian Programmes and  a committed Ireland Funds Young Leader.

Ms Carole Pollard (FRIAI) is a registered architect and Past President of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland 2016-2017. Carole’s practice includes teaching, writing and research work in the area of architecture and design and she is an advocate for excellence in the built environment.