Joined Jan 13 2016
I am a registered Architect and a Planning and Development Valuer. I have variously worked ;- as an architectural assistant in commercial architectural practices, as studio master for 7 years in UCD School of Architecture, as a developer of inner city mixed-use properties, as an Irish furniture design gallery owner, as a technical expert for local community development, as a principle of an ecological architectural practice. I have also served voluntarily on public and voluntary sector boards such as Comhar, IEN, RIAI Sustainability Task Force, BREG Advisory Board, Environmental Pillar, and currently, on the Tipperary Energy Agency.
I have been an advocate of sustainability since 1980 firstly as a community architect for social change and since mid 90s mainly for environmental objectives. I co-founded Feasta, the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability in 1998. I am currently director of EOS Future Design a small multi disciplinary practice that develops real and virtual systems for sustainable living in both the built and natural environments.