Management Group

The Management Group supports the President and the Executive Board in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of managerial actions throughout all functional levels within the Institute. Its primary role is an operational one.

Management Group Membership

*Note: these details relate to Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT). GMIT merged with LYIT and IT Sligo on 1st April, 2022 to form Atlantic Technological University (ATU). Please refer to for further details.


School of Business    

Ms Deirdre Lusby, Head of Department of Business and Accounting

Mr Michael Gill, Head of Department of Organisational Development


School of Engineering    

Mr James Boyle, Head of Department of Engineering Apprenticeships

Dr Carine Gachon, Head of Department of TRANSCEND Industry 4.0

Dr Oliver Mulryan, Head of Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mr Des O'Reilly, Head of Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Ms Mary Rogers, Head of Department of Building & Civil Engineering


School of Science & Computing    

Dr Lisa Ryan, Head of Department of Sport, Exercise & Nutrition

Dr Eugene McCarthy, Head of Department of Analytical, Biopharmaceutical & Medical Sciences

Dr Sean Duignan, Head of Department of Computer Science & Applied Physics

Dr Seamus Lennon, Head of Department of Natural Resources and the Environment


Galway International Hotel School     

Mr Diarmuid Ó Conghaile, Head of Department of Heritage & Tourism; Humanities, Applied Languages & Communications

Ms Jacinta Dalton, Head of Department of Culinary Arts; Service Industries



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

Dr Dermot O'Donovan, Head of Department of Creative Education


School of Health Science, Wellbeing & Society    

TBC, Head of Department for Nursing, Health Science & Integrated Care

Dr Deirdre Garvey, Head of Department for Environmental Humanities & Social Sciences

Mr Michael Gill, Head of Department for Organisational Development


Finance & Corporate Services    

Ms Edel O'Connor, Finance Manager

Ms Bríd Prendergast, Finance Manager

Mr David Lee, Buildings and Estates Manager

Ms Sinead Donnellan, Human Resources Manager

Mr Dónal McGinty, IT Manager


Academic Affairs & Registrar    

Ms Aedin O'hEocha, Assistant Registrar

Ms Debbie Molloy, Student Services Manager

Ms Margaret Waldron, Librarian

Ms Carmel Brennan, Assistant Registrar (Quality)

Mr Gerald Gavin, Academic Administration Manager

Dr Carina Ginty, Head of Teaching & Learning Office


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion    

Ms Mary Nestor, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager



Mr George McCourt, iHub Manager

Dr Eoin Cullina, Head of Research

Dr Ian O’Connor, Head of Department of Graduate and Professional Development

Dr Shirley Wrynn, GMIT CUA Project Manager

Dr Mark Kelly, Head of Centre of Sustainability



Dr Orla Flynn