Our Crew

This is our crew of insanely passionate, creative and believers in human-centered design, and who help make things happen.

Gerry Scullion

Founder & Podcast Host (Dublin)

Gerry Scullion is founder of This is HCD, one of the most popular design podcasts on the internet. He is a service design consultant with 16-years professional experience and has held design leadership positions at Myspace.com, IGN, Cochlear, MYOB and CBA amongst others. He returned to Ireland in 2018 after 13-years in Australia. He is Service Design Principal at Humana, Ireland.

Aiden McGale

Event Manager (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. 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.

Shivaali Acharya

Event Organiser (Dublin)

Shivaali Acharya is a creative consultant with specialisation in design thinking and user experience in global organisations as well as start ups. She is currently part of EY-Seren in Dublin, EY’s design and experience consultancy. Previously, she worked in the user experience and innovation space at Accenture in London which served as a starting point in her ardour-filled and ongoing journey within design.