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Chief Executive Officer
Kathryn manages the overall operations and resources of the Institute to promote the profession and the work of its Members.
Email: Kathryn Meghen
Registrar of Architects
Frank is responsible for administering the RIAI’s functions under the Building Control Act 2007 including: keeping the Architects’ Register and providing administrative supports to the four statutory boards and the Registration Body. He is also the RIAI company secretary and in-house legal counsel.
Email: Frank Turvey
Antje duties includes processing of applications for admission to the Register of Architects and/or RIAI membership, administrative and organisational support to BAEAC and the Technical Assessment and the Admissions Board.
Email: Antje Baeger
Professional Standards Officer
Geraldine administers the fitness to practice process on behalf of the Professional Conduct Committee and appeals to the Appeals Board. She is responsible for investigating misuse of the title and for the non-statutory mediation process.
Email: Geraldine Hall
Registration and Membership Officer
Sharon is responsible for registering new RIAI Members and new Practice Members, annual charges, maintaining the RIAI database and Online Practice Directory, Membership Stamps, Registration Certificates, Membership Certificates,RIAI Good Practice Guide and RIAI Marks.
Email: Sharon Maguire
Architecture & Communications
Dr. Sandra O'Connell
Director of Architecture and Communication
Sandra works with the Architecture and Public Affairs Committee and is responsible for the RIAI's communications strategy and architecture programme, including awards, design reviews, competitions, conferences and RIAI publications.
Email: Sandra O Connell
RIAI Online Communications Officer
Sonila administrates the RIAI communications plan for the members and the public, and maintains content for the RIAI website and newsletters. Sonila also works on public events, exhibitions and membership services.
Email: Sonila Papa
Daniel works as part of the Communications team, developing and delivering internal (member) and external (public) communication to reflect the vibrant and diverse range of activities and initiatives delivered by the RIAI. Daniel also writes and copyedits for RIAI publications and press releases, while identifying and creating content for the RIAI website and the RIAI social media channels.
Email: Daniel O Sullivan
Sandra Campbell MRIAI
Sandra works with the Board of Architectural Education, responsible for all matters relating to Education and CPD including prescription and notification of qualifications in architecture.
Email: Sandra Campbell
Carol works with the Board of Architectural Education, responsible for all matters relating to Education.
Email: Carol Curran
Teresa manages RIAI CPD Events, RIAI CPD Bookings and CPD Lottery, CPD Certificates, RIAI CPD Links, RIAI Job Search, Admin Support for RIAI CPD Providers, Administration of RIAI Conservation Accreditation Module Grade III.
Email: Teresa Harte
Máire Mullarkey Byrne
Máire is responsible for ensuring effective financial management and control within the RIAI and contributes towards the financial planning, strategic growth and development of the Institute.
Email: Maire Mullarkey Byrne
Finuala is responsible for the recording and retrieving of RIAI financial details, including maintaining financial records, processing payments, managing payroll and monitoring cash flow.
Email: Finuala Hurley
Pranash Ramanundh MRIAI
Pranash oversees the development of RIAI Practice and Regulatory Policy and is responsible for Practice information, information support for Members and the public, policy support to the Practice, historic buildings, sustainability, accessibility, Part L committees and co-ordinates RIAI Regulatory submissions.
Email: Pranash Ramanundh
Assistant Practice Director
Deirdre supports the Practice Division and is responsible for the development of RIAI Practice and Regulatory Policy, Practice information, information support for Members and the public, policy support to the committees and co-ordinates RIAI Regulatory submissions.
Email: Deirdre Keeley
Joe Miller FRIAI
Joe oversees the development of RIAI Practice and Regulatory Policy, Practice information, information support for Members and the public, policy support to the Practice, historic buildings, sustainability, accessibility, Part L committees and co-ordinates RIAI Regulatory submissions - on a limited time basis as he is due to retire.
Email: Joe Miller
Catherine is responsible for supporting and co-ordinating RIAI operations, looking after facilities, developing and implementing administration systems ensuring effectiveness, efficiency and safety.
Email: Catherine Bolster
Bróna manages the bookshop which stocks the largest number of Architectural and Design titles in Ireland, stocks building contracts and members' forms and provides information to members of the public and to RIAI members.
Email: Brona King
Karlo organises hospitality arrangements including catering, car parking and the organisation of conference facilities to ensure the smooth and efficient running of meetings and events. He is also responsible for ensuring that the building internally and externally is clean, tidy and clutter free.
Email: Karlo Benic
Elaine supports the IT function at the RIAI, managing the Member Database and RIAI Website, project managing new IT software and hardware developments, liaising with suppliers and managing outsourced contracts.
Email: Elaine McCarthy