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Ireland Chapter

Welcome to Iasa Ireland

Iasa Ireland is the professional association of and for IT architects. Iasa Ireland functions as the authoritative voice for IT architecture in Ireland providing it's members with a voice and identity. Iasa Ireland will support professionalization efforts by facilitating certification at all levels: Foundation, Associate, Professional, Master. Iasa Ireland will also provide education opportunities in the form of public conferences, member-only conferences and through the provision of Iasa education programs such as Architect Core and Associate.

Our chapter is open to any individual with a desire to learn about IT Architecture and connect with individuals in the profession. Membership in your local community entitles you to:

  • Free access to quarterly member events
  • Discounts on full-day educational or training events
  • Local networking opportunities
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities
  • Access to the private community web portal
  • Participation in Ireland specific chapter programs

 The Iasa Ireland Chapter offers a number of exciting activities and events for local members including:

 Iasa Ireland Conference. The inaugural conference will be on the themes of Agility, Simplicity and Innovation. Find out more here

 
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Leadership

Gar Mac Criosta - Chapter Board Member

Gar is current president and founder of Iasa Ireland. Gar is also on the Iasa Board of Education Certification Committee which is currently working to deliver Iasa Certification programs. In addition Gar has been works with An Garda Síochána as an IT architect on a wide range of projects and programs across software development life-cycle, integration, enterprise architecture, mobile and others. Over the past 12 years Gar has worked in Ireland, UK and Australia for financial services & insurance institutions, public sector bodies and systems integrators including Anglo Irish Bank, An Post, Cap Gemini, Compaq, GE and others. Gar is actively involved in the technology community in Ireland through user groups, speaking at events and most recently with launching Iasa Ireland. Gar has a real ‘grá’ for technology and is currently pondering how touch based applications can change the world.

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Brendan Healy - Chapter Vice-President



Brendan is an architect working for Triangle Computer Services specialising in VMware, Storage, AIX and retail solutions. Brendan specialises in storage, data protection and infrastrucutre analysis for multiple enterprises. Brendan formerly worked for Glanbia Plc and IBM as an infrastructure architect specialising in AIX, Microsoft, Virtualisation and SAN technologies.
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Mark Greville - Chapter Secretary


Mark is a Director in Bank Of America, Mark currently manages development and architecture for International Regulatory technology and acts as a consultant architect for an EMEA technology group. Mark previously managed a Prime Brokerage Margining development team in Dublin office as part of a large international project and acted as Architect for Dublin and work in various capacities for the RDI (Research Development and Innovation) centre. Member of IIA Cloud computing group and co-author of Whitepaper (www.iia.ie/about-us/working-groups/cloud-computing-working-group/)

Joao Reginatto - Chapter Board Member


Joao Reginatto works as an IT Architect for the Services & Consumer group at Dell. Joao specifically works with systems integration, being responsible for minimizing systems incompatibility and reducing implementation costs. Joao also works in defining integration best practices and coordinating middleware development teams. Joao has over 10 years experience in the IT industry as a Developer, Business Analyst and Project Leader. Before joining Dell in 2004, Joao has worked in the insurance and banking sectors. Joao has a Bsc. in Computer Science from UFRGS, in Brazil. He has written one of the articles that form Iasa’s Aspiring Architect Skills Library

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David Jones - Chapter President


David is a Head Architect within the CIO function of Irish Life & Permanent Group Holdings Plc, a Financial Services company based in Dublin, Ireland.
David is also part of the Iasa Ireland Leadership team with responsibility for the Ambassador programme to promote the development, professionalism and certification of architects in the IT industry within Ireland.
In his current role he provides architecture consulting services to divisions across the financial group of companies, promoting best practice and owning some of the group wide shared infrastructures e.g. Service Bus.
With 17 years in the IT industry David has held various senior technical/leadership positions in both system/software houses and end user companies spanning a range of sectors.
He has presented at a number of local and international conferences on customer adoption of CBD, SOA and BPM related architectures and technologies.
In 2009, David and his team were awarded Oracle Magazine's Fusion Middleware Architects Of The Year.

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Declan O'Brien - Chapter Board Member

Gerry Hanifin - Chapter Board Member

Gerry has over 15 years experience in the IT industry working within the investments, financial services, and telecommunications sectors. Most of his career has been focused on server-side technologies and distributed object architectures. Currently he is a technical architect with Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM), a position that entails numerous project roles and involvement in all stages of the systems design and development life-cycle from inception, through approval, to delivery. For the last few years he has been involved in the adoption of an enterprise service oriented architecture (SOA) strategy within the organization. More recently, he has been given overall responsibility for ILIM’s UI architecture and in addition is beginning to take on the role of SOA security expert for Irish Life & Permanent Group’s Common Application Service Competency Centre.

Michael Callan - Chapter Board Member

Mick works as an Analyst for the IT Planning and Design group at EirGrid, Irelands national grid operator. Mick liaises with the core Grid business to recommend IT solutions to meet requirements and acts as an interface between the IT department and the business. Mick has over 12 years experience in the IT industry as a Developer and Business Analyst. Before joining EirGrid in 2006, Mick contracted for 4 years in Australia as both a senior Developer and Analyst in the finance sector. Mick has a Bsc. in Computer Applications from DCU. Outside the IT sphere Mick writes travel articles and enjoys reading history and politics.

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Alistair Herriott - Chapter Board Member

Alistair is Head of Bearing Point Consulting UK and Ireland Architecture practice. He is responsible for, and involved in, a wide range of consulting assignments covering business and IS/IT/ICT strategies and architectures, technology audits, development methods and service management.

Telecoms, Online, Customer Management, Business Intelligence and Customer Experience are his key interests.

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