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OUR TEAM

We passionately believe in collaborative design.

Our team of talented, engaging and dedicated staff, headed up by an experienced management team, bring specialist skills covering architecture, interior design, urban design, technical design, specification writing and sustainability.

Our team of talented, engaging and dedicated staff, headed up by an experienced management team, bring specialist skills covering architecture, interior design, urban design, technical design, specification writing and sustainability.

Mark McCann
Managing Director

Mark McCann

Dip Arch BArch Sc FRIAI Accredited in Conservation Grade 3

Mark joined the practice in 1995 and was a founding Director of Coady Partnership Architects. He brings over 30 years’ experience to the practice, particularly in residential healthcare, primary care facilities, student housing developments, sport facilities and campus master planning. Mark is extremely skilled in bringing together multi-disciplinary teams with international expertise which enables projects to be delivered with a world class quality finish.

Director

Tomás Sexton

Dip Arch BArch Sc MRIAI Accredited in Conservation Grade 3

Tomás joined COADY Architects in 2001 and has over 25 years of experience specialising in commercial and residential design. He takes a lead in master planning projects including in sensitive urban environments with critically live services and where a high-level of strategic planning and design is required. He leads the Practice’s mixed use and residential team engaged in high and medium density schemes for the private, public and voluntary sectors. He has led HQ office buildings achieving BREEAM Excellent, LEED Gold, LEED Platinum, WELL Platinum and WiredScore Platinum accreditations.

Director

Donal O’Donohue

BArch MRIAI SEI BER Assessor 2008 Accredited in Conservation Grade 3

Donal joined us in 2003 and was appointed Director in 2016. Donal has a broad range of experience and leads a team specialising in healthcare, workspace and the delivery of residential projects. He is a talented designer and highly skilled project manager with extensive experience leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams across multi-site projects – with specific experience in the effective use of modern methods of construction.

Luise Volschenk
Associate Director

Luise Volschenk

BArch BArch (Stud) MRIAI Accredited in Conservation Grade 3

Luise has been with COADY’s since 2000 and brings significant experience in detail design, specification and project management to the practice. She has delivered numerous complex buildings from various sectors including educational buildings of all levels, sports and student accommodation. She leads our Specification Writing Unit, supporting our designer’s selections of materials and construction. Her knowledge on detailing ensures projects are delivered to an unrivalled high spec finish.

Associate Director

Paul Lennon

BSc Arch BArch MRIAI

Paul joined COADY in 2003 and is a highly skilled architect and contract manager. He developed the office BIM protocols and standards in our transition to full BIM project delivery. Paul has led several large commercial developments including offices for Government Departments and Local Authorities. He also brings in-depth knowledge of contemporary design standards and current regulations in the residential sector, and leads an experienced team of architects and technologists specialising in residential design for the public and private sectors.

Ruth McParland
Associate Director

Ruth McParland

BArch MRIAI Accredited in Conservation Grade 3

Ruth joined COADY in 2005 and was appointed Associate Director in 2020. She has a broad range of experience in the workspace, education and residential sectors.  She also leads the Fit-out and Interiors team within the Practice which has completed multiple award winning fit-out projects. Ruth combines innovative and exciting design skills with technical expertise in the detailing and delivery of projects. She has in-depth knowledge and experience of construction detailing, specification and project procurement.

Associate Director

William Gleeson

BSc Arch BArch MRIAI Accessibility Auditor

William joined the Practice in 2005 and was appointed Associate Director in 2020. With a wide variety of experience across multiple sectors His recent work has focused on the education and residential sectors, leading teams specialising in the design of primary and post-primary education buildings, and in the development of affordable purchase and cost rental housing developments. William has a keen interest in procurement, contract administration, and inclusive and sustainable design.

Associate

Arkadiusz Szumlas

MSc Arch MRIAI

Arkadiusz graduated from Wroclaw University of Technology and joined COADY in 2007. He has specific expertise in education and residential design and has led design on large scale apartment buildings, residential schemes and complex education buildings. Arkadiusz has a prominent role in the design of primary and post-primary education buildings, and has extensive experience in building envelope design and design for modern flexible educational spaces, putting the student experience at the forefront. He is involved in the continuous improvement of our design systems ensuring design quality and efficiency across the office.

Associate

John Hennigan

B Arch BSc (Arch Sc) MRIAI

John joined COADY in 2014 and leads the Galway office. He has a deep understanding and knowledge of construction detail design with strong skills in Building Information Modelling. John has extensive experience in healthcare, education and student accommodation projects. 

Associate

Conor Morrissey

BSc Sc BArch MRIAI

Since joining COADY in 2011, Conor has a broad range of experience in both building design and interior fit-out of public and commercial projects. He is a highly skilled, creative architect who combines design and technical skills in equal measure.  Conor is involved in developing our standard specifications, and templates for contract administration within the office.

Associate

Stephan Carter

Dip Arch BArch RIBA MRIAI

A graduate of the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Stephan joined COADY in 2000. He is an experienced and gifted designer with an extensive track record in residential, healthcare, sports and education buildings. Stephan plays a key role in our residential team and has significant experience leading design development and managing multi-disciplinary teams for developments in both the public and private sectors. Stephan also takes a lead in Improving the quality and production of tender documentation office wide through standarisation and ongoing review.

Associate

Neal Keaney

Dip Arch Tech MRIAI Dip Project Management

Neal joined COADY as a Senior Technologist before becoming an Associate in 2007 and a registered Architect in 2015. He has exceptional skills in construction detailing and management and long-standing experience in the healthcare and education sectors As a qualified Project Manager, he brings these specialist skills to his projects and the wider office. Neal coordinates the project management and construction management systems on all our work ensuring construction quality through continuous staff training.

Associate

Sarah Brophy

B Arch MRIAI

Sarah joined COADY in 2012 and her experience in the education sector includes delivery of school projects through the Rapid-Build and Devolved Schools Programmes. Having worked both as Client Technical Advisor and with the Design & Build Contractors, Sarah has a unique insight and experience in all aspects of Design & Build and PPP delivery processes. She takes a lead in developing and updating compliance and health & safety protocols within the Practice.

Associate

James Matthews

BSc Arch Tech MSc Arch Energy & Sustainability 2013 | Revit Certified Professional

James is a highly skilled architectural technologist who brings in-depth knowledge of current building control regulations and design standards in the residential sector. He joined COADY in 2014 and was appointed Associate in 2023. He also takes a lead role in the management of our BIM processes and in office wide CPD’s and focused team-based workshops for continuous upskilling in industry standard software and technology.

Associate

Garrett Keane

BArch FRIAI

Garrett is a highly skilled designer with in-depth experience and knowledge of contemporary design standards in the healthcare and residential sectors. He joined COADY in 2015 bringing in excess of 30 years of experience. He has contributed significantly to a number of large-scale developments including student accommodation and residential healthcare buildings. Garrett also plays a key role in initial site analysis, capacity and feasibility studies within the Practice. He is involved in the continuous improvement of our design systems ensuring design quality and efficiency across the office.

Associate

Cormac Flood

BSc Arch Tech PhD Integrated Thermal Assessment and Design 2018 | Revit Certified Professional

Cormac joined COADY in 2013 and was appointed Associate in 2023. He is highly skilled in building construction detailing, building regulation compliance and the development of comprehensive drawings and specifications. Having completed a PhD in Integrated Thermal Assessment and Design Cormac has continued a process of research and practice and is taking part in the EU research project Drive 0, a concept based on developing circular deep renovation solutions to retrofit existing buildings using circular principles and modular construction techniques. He is passionate about sustainability and drives the improvement in energy performance of our projects.

Senior Architect

Shane Meehan

Senior Architect

Cormac Fahey

Senior Architect

Simon Keogh

Natalia Bralkowska – Architect
Senior Architect

Natalia Bralkowska

Senior Architect

Deirdre Parkinson

Senior Architect

Sinead McKenna

Senior Architect

John Meehan

Senior Architect

Kevin McGirr

Senior Architect

John Campbell

Senior Architect

Sinead Long

Architect

Grace Carmody

Olwen Coady
Architect

Olwen Coady

Architect

James Hanlon

Architect

Leanne Sweeney

Fiona Gueunet – Architect
Architect

Fiona Gueunet

Architect

Mark McCormack

Architect

Jesus Aguilar

Georgina Vernon – Architect
Architect

Georgina Vernon

Architect

Daire Kelly

Senior Technologist

Sean Colley

Lee-ann Ford
Senior Technologist

Lee-Ann Ford-Glynn

Architectural Technologist

Mark Doyle

Senior Technologist

Enda Daly

Architectural Technologist

Danny Kelly

Architectural Technologist

Shane Coppinger

Architectural Technologist

Chris Daly

Architectural Technologist

Brian Lee

Architectural Technologist

David Lavin

Architectural Technologist

George Drury

Architectural Technologist

Kegan Fox

Joy Butdeekham
Architectural Technologist

Joy Butdeekham

Architectural Technologist

Christopher O'Neill

Architectural Technologist

David Glynn

Architectural Technologist

Simon Rae

Architectural Technologist

Ian Kelly

Architectural Designer / Technologist

Eimear McGonigle

Architectural Designer

Elvinas Palcauskis

Architectural Designer

Peter Staunton

Architectural Designer

Caitlin Owens

Warwick Manley – Architect
Architectural Designer

Warwick Manley

Interior Designer

Edelita Costa

Graphic Designer

Maria Escorihuela

Architectural Graduate

Ross Brennan

Architectural Graduate

Joseph Kavanagh

Architectural Graduate

Jessica Doherty

Architectural Graduate

Garreth Byrne

Architectural Graduate

Molly Bauer Dowling

Architectural Graduate

Gizem Kabasakal

BIM Manager

Rob Cross

Digital Design & IT Manager

Anthony Eastwood

Jim Coady – Consultant
Consultant

Jim Coady

HR Manager

Jennifer Rafferty

Financial Controller

Bill O'Leary

Accounts Assistant

Jhoanne Dela Pena

Una Allemby – Business Development
Business Development Co-ordinator

Una Allemby

Administrator

Kim McCormack

Administrator

Alison Keech

Administrator

Debbie Mooney

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