Founder of Galvin Sports Management, Sinéad Galvin has over 15 years professional experience in brand management, sports marketing, communications and sponsorship coupled with a real love and passion for sport, fitness and wellness.
After graduating from DIT with a first-class honours degree in Marketing, Sinéad started her career in Brand Management and gained seven years’ significant experience in the FMCG sector with Bewley’s Coffee, KittenSoft, Boyne Valley and Seven Seas. During this time Sinéad also pursued her passion for fitness by qualifying as a personal trainer from the National Training Centre.
Sinéad then took on the role as the first Marketing & Sponsorship Manager with Athletics Ireland. Key projects included marketing the European Cross-Country Championships which were hosted in Dublin in 2009 and the Grant Thornton Corporate 5k Team Challenge (organised by Athletics Ireland). She oversaw the development of a digital strategy for the association including the website and social media platforms. Core responsibilities also included sponsorship acquisition and management and PR/communications for the association.
In recent years, she was part of the sports team at PR agency Wilson Hartnell. Her role as Account Director gave her the opportunity to work with leading brands and sponsorship including Electric Ireland/Team Ireland: #ThePowerWithin, AIB GAA: #TheToughest, Swim Ireland, Hockey Ireland and the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon.