Welcoming a New Chair of the Board of CREW

Dr. Paddy Tobin has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors of CREW (Creative Enterprise West).

Dr. Tobin is the Head of the School of Design & Creative Arts at Atlantic Technological University. The school includes three departments: the Department of Creative Arts & Media (ATU Galway City, Wellpark Rd), the National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design & Technology (ATU Connemara), and the Department of Creative Education (ATU Galway City, Wellpark Rd & Connemara).

Paddy is a founding director of CREW, established in 2017. He has worked in third-level education for many years, particularly driving collaboration and engagement with the creative industries and industry support organisations. Prior to working in education, he held various positions across a range of industry sectors in Ireland and spent several years in consulting roles with companies and organisations in Ireland and the USA.

“I am delighted to continue to work with the excellent team at CREW. We are on an exciting journey to become a leading hub and regional catalyst for creative entrepreneurs, and to help creative enterprises to develop and grow to achieve their full potential. ” said Dr. Tobin.

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