Meet the Team

The TCD Alumni Society of Paris is run by a team of alumni from the College and Graduate Schools who represent a diversity of degrees, nationalities and professional activities. The 2018 / 2019 executive committee was elected during the General Assembly meeting held on September 21st, 2018

Gabrielle PUGET, President

Audit Junior within Mazars in the Dublin office since October 2016. Prior to joining Mazars, Gabrielle spent 6 months as an Investment Analyst in the Funds of Funds of Amundi Private Equity Funds in Paris and 6 months with the Financial Advisory & Restructuring team of Mazars in Dublin.

Gabrielle graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an MSc in International Management and received a Master’s degree in Finance, with Economics and Law from the University Paris II- Panthéon Assas. She is currently studying towards a professional accountancy qualification through the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Louise TAYLOR SCOTT, Vice-President

Together with her American husband, Louise co-owns ‘I Love Paris Apartments,’ a short-term rentals company specializing in apartment renovations, vacation lets and property management.

With a shared love for art and antiques, in 2013 the couple founded the Loire Valley Inspiration Studios in the village of Brehemont; a multi-disciplinary artist’s residence dedicated to supporting the revival of the atelier tradition and the preservation of age-old techniques in the production of oeuvres d’art. Louise graduated from TCD with a BA in History of Art and Architecture and Ancient History and Archeology from Trinity College, Dublin and has been living in France for twelve years.

Grainne DIRWAN, Secretary and Communications

Gráinne graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2006 with a Bachelors in Social Studies (Social Work). After graduating, Gráinne practised for nine years as a Social Worker in different fields of social and health services across Ireland. Living in Paris since 2015, she has completed a Masters at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) Sciences Po Paris, and currently works at the OECD.

Conan DALTON, Treasurer and website

Conan graduated in 1993 with a BA in English Language and Literature and has been living in Paris since 2000, is now building administration software for schools and adult training organisations.

David DOYLE, executive committee member

David is the Ambassador of the Caribbean, Commonwealth state, St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis, to UNESCO

He is a long-serving International diplomat based in Paris since 1975, spanning assignments with Enterprise Ireland (formerly the Irish Trade Board),  and the OECD.

He is an author of a number of works include Cost Control—A Strategic Guide (CIMA/Elsevier: London, 1994 and 2002) which was translated into 15 foreign languages, as well as contributing EU chapters to The Future of Finance after SEPA (Wiley: London, 2008), and A Practical Guide to Corporate Governance (Sweet & Maxwell: London, 2010 and 2014).

Over the late 80's and early 90's, David also held the title of visiting professor in management control at the HEC School of Business and in strategic cost control at ESSEC Business School.

He qualified from TCD in June 1975 with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistics.

His other alumni include the Dublin Institute of Technology, the Marketing Institute of Ireland, and Kingston University (UK).

Fabien AUFRECHTER, executive committee member

Niamh FARRELL, executive committee member

Patricia DELANEY, executive committee member

Quentin FISCHER, executive committee member

Msc Management, Trinity Business School, 2017 ; Consultant at Oneida Associés in Paris

David GEAR, executive committee member

Graduated in 2002 with a M.A. Mathematics, David is currently working as Business Intelligence Project Manager in Gennevilliers.

Donal O'REGAN, executive committee member

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