Paddi Leinster is Programme Manager of the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI). She received an MA in Arts Policy (2009, awarded 1.1.), a post graduate higher diploma in Business and Human Resource Management (2007), and a BA in Design for Multimedia (2002). Paddi is a PRINCE2 certified project manager.
Prior to the DRI she worked as Project Manager of the Royal Irish Academy’s Art and Architecture of Ireland project, with previous project management roles in the ICT and multimedia localisation industries. Paddi also worked with Clare County Arts Office as an arts administrator and with the Clare County Library as a researcher for the traditional music database. She lectured in Planning and Scheduling (Advanced Diploma in Project Management) and Event Project Management (Advanced Diploma in Event Management) at the Communications Management Institute for a number of years.