IUA Staff old

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.

Director General

Jim Miley Director General of IUA

Jim Miley – Director General

Office Manager

Marguerita Lardner – Office Manager.

Finance & Operations

Michael Casey – Director Finance & Operations.


Aidan Mullany –  Asst. Director Finance & Ops/ Head of Governance

Academic Affairs

Lewis Purser – Director of Learning & Teaching and Academic Affairs


Sinead Lucey – Head of International Affairs and External Engagement

Campus Engage

Kate Morris – Campus Engage Mgr.


Emma KavanaghEmma Kavanagh  – Campus Engage Officer


Lia O’Sullivan – Head of Communications 

Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI)

Alison Campbell – Director KTI

Access Programme

Colm Downes Access ManagerColm Downes – Access Programme Mgr


Siobhan Ni FhlannchadhaDr Siobhan Nic Fhlannchadha Access Research and Operations Officer

Marie Skłodowska Curie Ireland Office

Dr Geraldine CannyDr Geraldine Canny – Head of Office


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


Jennifer Cleary – EURAXESS Ireland Mgr. & HR Mgr.


Dr Magda Wislocka – EURAXESS Ireland Officer & Hosting Agreement Mgr.