Pat Reidy is the Executive Director of the ENABLE research programme, headquartered at Trinity College Dublin.
Pat joined Enable from the CONFIRM Centre for SmartManufacturing a Science Foundation Ireland research Centre hosted by the University of Limerick, where he held the role of Business Development Manager and is experienced in building and maintaining strong client relationships between key stakeholders in Academia & Industry. In his role with CONFIRM Pat worked with companies across multiple sectors to develop research projects in relation to Industry 4.0 and specific challenges companies are facing around smart/advanced manufacturing and the key enabling technologies involved.
Prior to joining CONFIRM Pat worked with a number of Irish SMEs and a large UK based plc and held management roles in both national and international markets and developed an extensive knowledge base across various industry sectors through continual research and evaluation of markets.
Pat recently joined NSAI’s TC45, which is the Standards Committee that contributes to Innovation Management Standards in Ireland. He is also a member of MTU’s REEDI Steering Committee.
Pat holds an MA in Business Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Technology in Wood Science & Technology all awarded by the University of Limerick.