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.

Director General

Jim Miley – Director General

Office Manager

Marguerita Lardner – Office Mgr.

Finance & Operations

Michael Casey – Director Finance & Ops.


Aidan Mullany – Asst. Director Finance & Ops.

Academic Affairs

Lewis Purser – Director Academic Affairs


Sinead Lucey – International Education Mgr.

Campus Engage

Kate Morris – Campus Engage Mgr.


Emma KavanaghEmma Kavanagh  – Campus Engage Officer


Lia O’Sullivan – Communications & Projects Mgr.

Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI)

Alison Campbell – Director KTI

Access Programme

Colm Downes – Access Programme Mgr


2016-09-08 13.58.24 crop 2Dr 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.


Rosemarie Fuller – International Project Officer