Our Team

Meet the amazing people who make UTOPIA possible through their energy, experience,
and dedication to pursuing our goals

Damian Dalton

Damian Dalton

Founder & Tech and Science Editor

Assoc Prof of Computer Science, UCD.

Chair ICT4s (ICT for Sustainability) International Conference 2025, Dublin. Sustainable Media Production CEO of the Year 2023 Ireland. Chair Environmental Assoc of Universities and Colleges, Ireland chapter 2018-2022. Regular guest to media events in EU on Sustainability in data centres and I.T systems. Currently engaged in Harvard University’s Sustainability Leadership programme. Other activities, chair of the UCD Symphony Orchestra.

Tasneem Filaih

Tasneem Filaih

Operations director

UCD graduate, completing a Masters degree in Modern Irish History and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History. Currently holds a diploma in Project Management and is a qualified Make-up Artist. Tasneem currently works as the School Manager for the department of Classics in UCD were she co-founded the award winning outreach initiative Access Classics. Also a published writer and has worked as volunteer tour guide in the Chester Beatty Library since 2012.

Victoria Brunton

Victoria Brunton

Fashion & Lifestyle Editor

Published Fashion Journalist with eight years of professional experience in a multitude of areas across the Fashion & Media Industry including but not limited to; Luxury Retail, Branding, PR, Content Creation, Modelling and Journalism. BA International Graduate: English & Philosophy, University College Dublin. Level 8 Diploma in Digital Literacy & Data Methods, UCD. Currently engaged in ‘The Future of Fashion & Media’ Certificate Course with Condé Nast.

Meg O'Doherty

Environmental Editor

Sustainability journalist with experience in the corporate and NGO sustainability space. University College Dublin graduate – BA English with Film Studies, MSc Environmental Policy.

Saibh Downes

Saibh Downes

Art & Culture Editor

Published music journalist and cultural commentator. Classically trained musician – former RIAM pupil. Final year BA Music student at Trinity College Dublin.

Meg o'Doherty

Meg o'Doherty

Environmental Editor

Sustainability journalist with experience in the corporate and NGO sustainability space. University College Dublin graduate – BA English with Film Studies, MSc Environmental Policy.

Robbie Boyle

Robbie Boyle

Web Developer

Founder & CEO WebStudio.ie. A Full Stack Developer who specializes in Technologies ranging from HTML, CSS, Javascript to PHP. Working with over 157 clients for both startups,SMEs and medium sized enterprises throughout Ireland. Recipient of Irish Enterprise Award 2020.

Meg O'Doherty

Environmental Editor

Sustainability journalist with experience in the corporate and NGO sustainability space. University College Dublin graduate – BA English with Film Studies, MSc Environmental Policy.

Caoimhe Mahon

Caoimhe Mahon

News Letter Editor

University College Dublin graduate – BA in English and History, MA in Media and International Conflict. Caoimhe has written for a number of publications with a particular focus on current affairs and global conflict. However, with an array of interests Caoimhe has also covered stories centred around themes of culture, travel and history. 

Meg O'Doherty

Environmental Editor

Sustainability journalist with experience in the corporate and NGO sustainability space. University College Dublin graduate – BA English with Film Studies, MSc Environmental Policy.

Andrea Beyer Fraile

Contributor

Kate Burke

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Hannah Byrne

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Verona Farrell

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Tara Finn

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Hannah Ernst

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Elena Jacob

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Faye Kinsella

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Beth Fuller

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Saoirse Goes

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Maeve Harris

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Eva Jennings

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Bronagh Loughlin

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Adeshina Ibraheem

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Michael Bergin

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Hannah McKenna

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Katie McKenna

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Keelin Moncrief

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Clara Roche

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Ella Sloane

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Tom Davis

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