Dr Orla Flynn
President, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Dr Orla Flynn took up the role of President of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) in March 2020, having been Vice President for External Affairs at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) for the previous six years.
Earlier management roles in CIT included Head of CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, Head of School of Humanities and Head of Department of Media Communications. She was a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Computing for 13 years prior to that.
Dr Flynn served as a Director on the board of Cork Chamber of Commerce for four years and has a keen interest in driving strong relationships between GMIT and industry/business.
Dr Flynn holds undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in Maths Physics and Computer Science from University College Cork, an MA in Management in Education from WIT, and a PhD from the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick.