Padraig Daly


Padraig Daly is an entrepreneur, social entrepreneur and engineer. He is a passionate advocate for how innovation and design thinking can lead to next generation engineering and community solutions. A TEDxUCD speaker, Padraig’s knowledge and expertise of the energy sector, particularly renewable energy sources, is a potent resource for UpThink’s clients.

Using his research and design expertise, Padraig facilitates undergraduate entrepreneurship programmes, validating the innovation thinking of tomorrow’s graduates.

He co-founded The Think Academy, a creative maths education programme for post-primary students.

Padraig has worked with UpThink for 4 years as an innovation facilitator, and as a teaching assistant during his PhD. He is highly regarded as a deep thinker who focuses on creating value and impact for customers and society.