Board of Directors

Aidan Greene (Chairman)

Aidan Greene (Chairman)

Aidan Greene is the Deputy CEO of Core Media. As part of his role, he has strategic responsibilities across the nine Core Media companies. He was previously Managing Director of media planning and buying agency, Mediavest, and has 27 years' media experience.  He launched the direct response media agency, Clear Blue Water, in 2005, before taking the reins of Mediavest in 2007. He previously was a director of Catseye, the internet solutions company in the Dialogue Group.

He has also worked in Ogilvy & Mather and Carat.  Aidan represents the advertising industry as Chairman of the Joint National Readership Survey (JNRS) committee and sits on the management committee of the Joint National Outdoor Research (JNOR).  He has lectured in media in the Dublin Institute of Technology and the Fitzwilliam Institute. Aidan is also the former President of IAPI, the trade association and professional institute for Irish advertising agencies.

Anne-Marie Curran

Anne-Marie Curran

Appointed Managing Director of Drury Porter Novelli in June 2010, Anne-Marie has over 15 years’ experience in the public relations industry. Anne-Marie combines her management role with strategic client support across a range of publicly quoted companies, blue chip corporates and public sector clients.

A graduate of University College Dublin (U.C.D) with a B.A.  International in French and German, Anne-Marie has an MA in Public Relations from the Dublin Institute of Technology. In 2007, she graduated with a Diploma in Legal Studies from King’s Inns and in 2009 completed a diploma in Executive & Business Coaching. Prior to joining Drury Porter Novelli, Anne-Marie was with Fleishman-Hilliard for five years. Anne-Marie is a guest lecturer in Public Relations at DIT and the Smurfit Business School. She sits on the board of Orbis Ireland and the Irish Heritage Trust and has been involved with the Oesophageal Cancer Fund’s Lollipop day for over a decade.

Jonathan Kelly

Jonathan Kelly

Jonathan Kelly is a solicitor and head of the media and finance practices of law firm Philip Lee. 

His professional involvement in the film and television industries spans more than twenty years and his clients now include many producers, banks and other financiers. He also works extensively in the area of PPP and project finance. Jonathan is a member of the main board of educational charity Camara Education. He joined the board of the Dublin International Film Festival in 2007.

Hugh Linehan

Hugh Linehan

Hugh Linehan is Culture Editor at The Irish Times. Previously, he held the position of Features Editor, and prior to that was the first editor of the newspaper’s weekly entertainment supplement, The Ticket. 

He was previously a film and television critic, and editor of the magazine Film Ireland. Prior to that, he spent five years in film and TV production, working on feature films including The Dead, The Commitments and Into the West

Ronan Murphy

Ronan Murphy

Ronan Murphy is currently COO of leading Irish ticket agency, Tickets.ie. Ronan oversees all elements of the company's agency business from strategy to ticket delivery. Ronan is recently returned from the USA, where he established and managed the US operations for Irish SME, Stimare. He previously served as Head of Ticketing in the GAA for 6 years and has worked in the finance industry for several years.

Suzanne Noble

Suzanne Noble

Suzanne Noble is a leading film publicist and communications professional and has been the Head of UK Publicity and Corporate Communications at STUDIOCANAL in London since 2009 spearheading strategic campaigns for titles such as TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, FOUR LIONS, RUSH, ALAN PARTRIDGE: ALPHA PAPA, LEGEND, PADDINGTON and SHAUN THE SHEEP THE MOVIE.

 Previously VP International Publicity at The Weinstein Company and Head of Publicity for Icon with 20 years of industry experience. 

Mark O'Halloran

Mark O'Halloran

Mark O‘Halloran is a writer and actor from Co. Clare, Ireland. On screen, he has appeared in numerous films, most notably as one of the eponymous heroes in Adam & Paul for which he also wrote the screenplay and the lead role of MP in History’s Future directed by Fiona Tan for which he was nominated as Best Actor at IFTA awards 2017. He also appears in The Guard, Viva and Calvary.

Mark‘s screenwriting credits include the multi-award-winning film Garage, Viva and the television series Prosperity. As an actor, he has worked with all the major theatre companies in Ireland, most recently in the acclaimed production of The Importance of Nothing with Pan Pan Theatre and The Shadow of a Gunman with The Abbey Theatre Dublin.