Management Group

Responsible for implementing operational plans

School / Function Name Department / Function
School of Business

Ms Deirdre Lusby 

Head of Department of Business and Accounting

  Mr Eamon Walsh

Head of Department of Enterprise and Technology

School of Engineering Dr Carine Gachon

Head of Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering


Mr Des O'Reilly

Head of Department of Electronic Engineering

Ms Mary Rogers

Head of Department of Building & Civil Engineering
School of Science & Computing Dr Lisa Ryan

Head of Department of Natural Sciences


Dr Eugene McCarthy

Head of Department of Biopharmaceutical & Medical Science

Dr Sean Duignan

Head of Department of Computer Science & Applied Physics
Galway International Hotel School  Mr Diarmuid O'Conghaile

Head of Department of Heritage & Tourism; Humanities, Applied Languages & Communications

  Ms Jacinta Dalton

Head of Department of Culinary Arts; Service Industries

International Mr John Joe O'Farrell

Director of International Engagement

Galway School of Design & Creative Arts Ms Celine Curtin

Head of Centre for the Creative Arts & Media

  Mr Paul Leamy

Head of Letterfrack Campus

Mayo Campus Mr Justin Kerr

Head of Department of Nursing & Health Sciences


Mr Michael Gill

Head of Department of Business, Humanities & Technology

Finance & Corporate Services Ms Edel O'Connor

Finance Manager


Ms Bríd Prendergast

Acting Finance Manager
  Mr David Lee

Buildings and Estates Manager

  Mr Tony McDonogh

Human Resources Manager

  Mr Dónal McGinty

IT Manager

Academic Affairs & Registrar Ms Aedin O'hEocha

Assistant Registrar

  Ms Debbie Molloy

Academic Administration & Student Services Manager

  Ms Margaret Waldron


  Ms Carmel Brennan

Assistant Registrar (Quality)

Research Mr George McCourt

iHub Manager

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Ms Mary Nestor Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager
Graduate & Professional Development

Dr Ian O’Connor

Head of Department of Graduate and Professional Development