Gerry Scullion (Dublin)

Gerry Scullion is a service design consultant with 16-years professional experience. He has held design leadership positions at, IGN, Cochlear, MYOB and CBA amongst others. He is Service Design Principal at EY Seren, Ireland. He is the Founder and host of This is HCD.

He’s spoken at UX Australia, UX Scotland, Vivid Sydney, Product Camp Dublin, General Assembly, Product Tank, XXUX, iXDA, Service Design Days, Product Talks and many more. He’s a long-serving volunteer mentor for iXDA, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and former NSW Convenor for The Royal Society of Arts.

Most recently he contributed to the service design book ‘This is Service Design Doing‘ (O’Reilly Media, 2018) on chapters relating to ‘Embedding service design into organisations’ and ‘Effective prototyping for businesses’.

His interests lie heavily in using design methods to improve social outcomes. He lives and breathes design, is an ex-singer songwriter, amateur barista, football fanatic, and tech gadget geek.

Aiden McGale (Dublin)

Aiden McGale is a headhunter working with some of the leading design studios across Europe to identify and hire design leaders. His role as Practice Director at Affinity Recruitment affords him the opportunity to work with the leading design talent from across the globe and match them with the most exciting opportunities on the market.

Prior to establishing Affinity, Aiden was Global Head of Recruitment for Accenture Interactive – home to Fjord, Chaotic Moon, and Accenture’s other acquisitions in the design space.

Since leaving the world of management consulting Aiden has been building Affinity from the Tara Building, the creative co-working hub in the heart of Dublin city centre.

He is the Curator and Host of the Dublin chapter of CreativeMornings and is passionate about building communities that support and inspire each other to achieve their goals.