IDI Team

The IDI is led by a dedicated and dynamic interdisciplinary team, working to make every IDI and Design Skillnet initiative a success.

Charlotte Barker <br /> CEO

Charlotte Barker
CEO

Charlotte is the CEO of the IDI. She leads the overall stategic direction and management of IDI, delivering the activities determined and agreed by the board. 

charlotte.barker@idi-design.ie

Catherine Jordan <br /> Membership Manager

Catherine Jordan
Membership Manager

Catherine is IDI's Membership Manager, and first point of contact for IDI members. 

Catherine@idi-design.ie 

Deirdra McBeth <br /> Regional Development Officer

Deirdra McBeth
Regional Development Officer

Deirdra is IDI's Regional Development Officer. With thanks to Creative Ireland’s Economic Action Fund and support from consortia partners including Sligo County Council and the Western Development Commission, Deirdra's work focuses on developing supports and opportunities for design businesses in the West of Ireland. 

deirdra.mcbeth@idi-design.ie

Niamh O'Shaughnessy <br /> Design Skillnet Learning & Development Manager

Niamh O'Shaughnessy
Design Skillnet Learning & Development Manager

Niamh is the Network Manager of the Design Skillnet, delivering valuable discounted CPD and training to IDI members as part of the Skillnet Ireland subsidised training programme. 

niamh@designskillnet.ie

Charlotte Haffner <br /> Marketing Manager

Charlotte Haffner
Marketing Manager

Charlotte oversees the marketing and communications of Design Skillnet and supports the promotion of their world-class activities, events and training with campaigns that resonate with design and creative professionals.

​chaffner@designskillnet.ie