IDI Board and Council

Since the beginning of 2017, IDI has become a CLG. It is a fully incorporated company limited by guarantee, a non-profit entity, led by an executive board of directors, monitored and steered by a guardianship council, directed by its members. The direction of the Institute of Designers in Ireland is given by a Council of up to16 people. The IDI President provides leadership and direction.

The strategic direction of the Institute of Designers in Ireland Council meet, monitor and steer IDI. This number increased to 24 after the May  2017 AGM and when our period of  transition has been completed. Each council member is a leader or member of a committee that implement IDI strategy and run activities in a very proactive way.

The day to day activities of the IDI is the charge of the IDI Board which is currently made up of President Kim Mackenzie-Doyle, President Elect, Kirk McCormack; President Emeritus, George Boyle; Andrew Bradley, Past President; Claire Dowling; Lynda Smith; David Wall and John Moore. The management of most IDI activity is carried out by Denis O'Kelly who is also IDI Company Secretary.

President Emeritus, George Boyle; President of IDI 2017/18, Kim Mackenzie-Doyle and President Elect, Kirk McCormack.

IDI Board and Council 2017

Full List of IDI Council 2017-2018

Aileen Dempsey, James Hubbard, Con Kennedy, Paul Finnegan, Marc O'Riain, Orla McAvinue, Patrick Morgan

Moya Farrell, Dominic Southgate, Danielle Townsend, Donal Lally, Eamonn Hurley, Lorenzo Tonti, Mick Torrans

Niamh-Healy-Moore, Daire Lyons, Zeljka Zupanic, David Rice, Carol O'Grady, Michelle Hetherington, Gavin McAuley

Fiona Duffy, Leon Butler, Jill Deering and Gillian Henderson 

Kim Mackenzie Doyle, President  of IDI<br />

Kim Mackenzie Doyle, President of IDI

HUB Controls Ltd

president@idi-design.ie

Kim took over the IDI Presidency on May 5th 2017 

DIRECTOR of IDI

George Boyle - Outgoing President (2016/17)

George Boyle - Outgoing President (2016/17)

Founder of Fumbally Exchange

Head of George Boyle Designs architectural practice.

grgboyle@gmail.com

DIRECTOR of IDI

IDI Political Policy Chairperson-Andrew Bradley

IDI Political Policy Chairperson-Andrew Bradley

Andrtew is a Director Bradley Brand

DIRECTOR of IDI

IDI Business Membership Chairperson-John Moore

IDI Business Membership Chairperson-John Moore

John is a Director Clickworks

john.moore@clickworks.ie

DIRECTOR of IDI

President Elect and Awards 2017 Chairman - Kirk McCormack,

President Elect and Awards 2017 Chairman - Kirk McCormack,

Kirk Is an architect and Principal of Longform

kirk@longform.ie

Kirk is  IDI President-Elect 

DIRECTOR of IDI

IDI Design Social Representative-Lynda Smith

IDI Design Social Representative-Lynda Smith

Lynda is a Creative Director and DIRECTOR of IDI

IDI Design Social Representative and responsible for Bread and Butter

Claire Dowling

Claire Dowling

Claire Dowling is an award winning designer and creative director for Deloitte Digital.

DIRECTOR of IDI

David Wall

David Wall

David is Director of WorkGroup and DIRECTOR of IDI

IDI Regional Chairperson-Lorenzo Tonti

IDI Regional Chairperson-Lorenzo Tonti

Director Lorenzo Tonti Design, Lecturer WIT

lorenzo.tonti@icloud.com

IDI CPD/Training Chairperson-Aileen Dempsey

IDI CPD/Training Chairperson-Aileen Dempsey

Director of Designing Business

aileen@designingbusiness.ie

Marc O'Riain

Marc O'Riain

Director of Rua Architects and Lecturer CIT - IDI President Emeritus 2015 and Fellow of the IDI

IDI Design Social Chairperson-Paul Finnegan

IDI Design Social Chairperson-Paul Finnegan

Snr. Interior Designer MOLA

pfinnegan@molaarchitecture.com

IDI Graduate Awards Chairperson -Dominic Southgate

IDI Graduate Awards Chairperson -Dominic Southgate

Founder │ Director Boxclever

dominic@boxclever.ie

IDI Graduate Awards Chairperson 

IDI Education Committee Chairperson- Danielle Townsend

IDI Education Committee Chairperson- Danielle Townsend

Danielle is Chair of the IDI Education Committee creative director at Danielle Townsend Design and also lectures in design.

IDI Iterations and Research Chairperson-Con Kennedy

IDI Iterations and Research Chairperson-Con Kennedy

Lecturer at DIT

info@conkennedy.ie

IDI Universal Design Representative-James Hubbard

IDI Universal Design Representative-James Hubbard

James Hubbard is a Senior Design Advisor with the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design.

JEHubbard@nda.ie

Moya Farrell- Kingston Lafferty Design

Moya Farrell- Kingston Lafferty Design

Moya Farrell works in Design Management as Business Development Manager for Kingston Lafferty Design 

Denis O’Kelly- IDI Executive Officer and Company Secretary

Denis O’Kelly- IDI Executive Officer and Company Secretary

Institute of Designers in Ireland

info@idi-design.ie

IDI Company Secretary