IUA Staff

Day-to-day management and administration of the IUA is the responsibility of a central office based on Merrion Square in Dublin.

The office is responsible for organising and convening a large number of IUA groups, facilitating collaborative projects and pursuing collective policies and actions on behalf of the Irish university sector.

The IUA also consists of a number of operational units; acting as Marie Curie National Contact Point and Co-ordinator of the EURAXESS Ireland Services Network Office & Portal. IUA is also home to the Campus Engage Network and the DARE HEAR Shared Services Unit.

Chief Executive

Ned Costello – CEO, RTI, HR

Office Manager

Marguerita Lardner – Office Mgr.

Finance & Operations

Michael Casey – Finance & Ops.


Aidan Mullany – Finance & Ops.

Academic Affairs

Lewis Purser – Academic Affairs


Sinead Lucey – International

Campus Engage

Kate Morris – Campus Engage


Emma KavanaghEmma Kavanagh  – Campus Engage


Lia O’Sullivan – Communications Mgr.

Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI)

Alison Campbell – Director KTI

Access Programme

Kieran Houlihan – Access Programme Mgr


2016-09-08 13.58.24 crop 2Siobhan Nic Fhlannchadha Access Programme Officer

Marie Skłodowska Curie Ireland Office

Grace McCarthy2Grace McCarthy – Marie Curie Programme Mgr. (SFI Projects)


Jennifer Cleary – EURAXESS & HR


Magdalena Wislocka – EURAXESS


Rosemarie Fuller – International Project Assistant