Geraldine Walsh

Chief Executive Officer

Geraldine Walsh founded Dublin Civic Trust in 1992 with fellow conservation colleagues with the aim of identifying the city’s historic building stock and leading by demonstration in its restoration and repair. A graduate in Economics from University College Cork, Geraldine has worked in environmental policy and publishing, and has participated in strategic policy formulation at local and national level. Geraldine has extensive involvement in organisations such as the European Environmental Bureau, European Partners for the Environment, as well as Dublin and national organisations.


Graham Hickey

Conservation Director

Graham Hickey joined Dublin Civic Trust in 2008. He a broadcasting graduate of Dublin Institute of Technology and a graduate of applied building repair and conservation from Trinity College Dublin. He is a regular writer on architectural heritage, the built environment and the development of Dublin.


The activities of the Trust are governed by a Board composed of professionals in the fields of Economics, Law, Public Administration, Architecture, Property Management, Building Contracting and Historic Landscape Design.

Chief Executive Officer: Geraldine Walsh

Chairperson: Alexander Downes, Director, Lambstongue Ltd.

Hon. Treasurer: James Kelly, MRIAI, MRIBA, Grade I conservation architect

Hon. Secretary: Rebecca Jeffares      


Board Members

Peter Keenahan, MRIAI, architect accredited in Conservation Grade III

Duncan Stewart, MRIAI, architect and broadcaster

Cól Campbell, Managing Director, Bewley's Grafton Street

Franc Myles, Archaeologist