Managing Director of Designer Group in Ireland

Pat Gilroy

Pat has worked in the Energy, Waste, Water and Construction sectors for the last 17 years at CEO or COO level.

He has worked for Veolia, Dalkia, ESB and was a founder of a facility management company FP2 which was later acquired by Dalkia. Pat is a Board Member of Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). He holds a BA BAI (Mech) Honours Degree from Trinity College, Dublin.

Pat successfully managed the Dublin Senior Gaelic Football Team to All Ireland victory in 2011 as well as winning All Ireland medals as a player with St Vincents and Dublin. Pat was awarded a Chevalier of the Ordre Du Merite in November 2015 in recognition of his work in developing a French business in Ireland and also his contribution to Gaelic games.

Pat is an active contributor to the community on a number of levels and has a keen interest in ideas that work to enhance performance culture in both the workplace and in the sporting arena.

With his business and sporting experiences He is ideally placed to present his ideas on “Optimum performance and Reliability of the most complex machines…..People”