DCU Governing Authority

Pat Gilroy

Pat is the Managing Director of Designer Group in Ireland. 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 One51 PLC and 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.