Dr. Paddy Tobin – Head of School of Design & Creative Arts
Atlantic Technological University, Galway
Paddy is Head of School of Design & Creative Arts, at Atlantic Technological University, Galway. The
school includes three departments, the Department of Creative Arts & Media (Galway City), the
National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology (Letterfrack), and the Dept of
Creative Education (Galway City & Letterfrack).
Paddy has previously been a lecturer on the Galway City and Letterfrack campuses, and Head of
Department at the Centre for Creative Arts & Media. Prior to his 26 years working in education, he
worked in a variety of industry sectors and positions in Ireland. He has also worked for a number of
years in consulting roles with companies and organisations in Ireland and the USA.