Meet The Team


Name: Paul Davis

Job Title: CEO

Favourite aspect of your job working at Davis Events?
Getting the chance to work with an amazing team delivering outstanding work for clients we love working for. It feels like a privilege to get to work with clients that really want to make a difference for their employees, their cause or their brand .

3 things that interest you and why?
People, culture and sport. I love meeting, getting to know and working with new people from all over the world and I have learned so much from other people. Culture, music and the arts are more and more important to all of us for fun, mental health and a great way to escape! I’m largely an armchair sports fan but still love running and it’s a great way to see the world whether it’s Killarney or Koh Samui

Life before Davis Events?
I was lucky to get to work with DJ’s and bands like The Chemical Brothers, Fat Boy Slim, U2, and Carl Cox as well as Irish DJ’s and producers on live shows, festivals and music publishing. I set up Davis Events Agency to help companies, organisations and brands harness the magic of events.

Name: Thomas Monaghan

Job Title: Marketing & Account Exec

Favourite aspect of your job working at Davis Events?
My favourite aspect of working with with Davis Events is the camaraderie and support that is felt by each team member! This close-knit team are always willing to help with tasks, give feedback and advice whatever the situation! You really feel like you belong to fantastic team that looks out for each other.

3 things that interest you and why?
As a Mayo man, Gaelic Football is always on the agenda but I tend to have a love/hate relationship with Croke Park. I do quite a lot of volunteering with Tusla and my local Foroige club as I love working with young people and I also love to travel, I have been all around Europe, New York and South East Asia is next!

Life before Davis Events?
Before I joined Davis I worked in the UCD Students Union for 2 years as Campaigns and Entertainments Officer which was a job I absolutely loved, I was sad to leave the student life! I also completed a (covid) Masters degree and worked in the events and festival industry since, no going back now!

Name: Ben Rowe

Job Title: Senior Event Producer

Favourite aspect of your job working at Davis Events?
Variety! Never a sense of sitting still, every day is an opportunity to learn and to apply our skills and experience.

3 things that interest you and why?
a) Design – it’s the satisfaction of seeing something you and your team have designed translating into a great result – be that graphics, print, a site, or a schedule. 
b) The Outdoors – No better way to reset after a high pressure job than to throw the phone in the fridge for a few hours and get out into nature. We also get to work outdoors a lot and that’s great too!
c) Fatherhood – The never ending challenge!

Life before Davis Events?
Went to School & ran events, went to College & ran events, managed a record shop & ran events, taught English in South Korea & ran events.
10 years ago I surrendered to the signs of the universe, joined an events agency full time and haven’t looked back since. I’ve worked for Davis Events for the last 4 years and it’s a fantastic team that I have the privilege of working with every day.

Name: Edel Doran

Job Title: Account Executive

Favourite aspect of your job working at Davis Events?
To be able to work on events where the attendees have a shared, collective experience, something they will talk about for years.

3 things that interest you and why?
Travel because it’s great to have new experiences and see more of the world. Baked goods because they are delicious. Animals- specifically the collection of my friends’ cats and dogs that I somehow have become Godmother to.

Life before Davis Events?
Edel has been active in the arts sector for over a decade. She worked for a mental health arts charity for 7 years and co-ordinated the First Fortnight Festival, including Ireland’s hosting of the European Mental Health Arts Festival 2019. She produced Bealtaine Festival 2022 and has also been involved with Temple Bar Trad Festival, Scene + Heard Festival, Secret Garden Festival and numerous community arts events including storytelling, circus and sober events.

Name: Julie Gartland

Job Title: Social Media Community Manager

Favourite aspect of your job working at Davis Events?
Diversity: Our team and my role.
Our team, I’m a people’s person and I love getting to work with very open-minded, talented individuals who have come from a variety of life experiences. In my role, I love interacting with others as my work enables me to be creative and connect with people from a range of industries and backgrounds.

3 things that interest you and why?
Psychology, I find people very interesting! Fitness, taking care of myself mentally and physically is non-negotiable for me. Food, in particular dessert! I love eating: good food = good mood!

Life before Davis Events?
After school, I went straight into broadcasting and worked for 5 years as a Radio Presenter, fronting my own show and taking on other duties in the station such as Content Creator, Street Team Lead and Social Media Presenter. A crucial element of my role was connecting with my on-air listeners even when the mic was off – cue social media which is 24/7. This sparked my interest for social media and communications, leading me to upskill in the area and as they say, the rest is history!

Name: Julie Sebode

Job Title: Project Manager

Favourite aspect of your job working at Davis Events?
The team!! The diversity of events and clients. The buildup to create exceptional events dealing with all different stakeholders, lots of suppliers and teams and then the day the event is happening and things work perfectly together.

3 things that interest you and why?
Scuba diving, sailing, motorbikes and prog-rock concerts – I know they are 4 but they are all equally important in my life. And why, will be explained in the next question.

Life before Davis Events?
I used to live in France, Germany, Greece, Australia and Thailand before moving to Ireland. While living in Europe I criss-crossed Europe by motorbike with friends every weekend and longer during the summer in my free time. I then moved to Oz and South-East Asia where I worked as dive instructor spending many years on boats and at the sea, before working as operations manager for a dive company in Thailand. I then moved to Ireland working for a few years in the Convention Centre Dublin before joining Davis Events full-time. If I’m not on the bike, in the water, on a boat or working at an event, I might be at some great prog-rock festival somewhere in Europe – some things never change.

Name: John Burns

Job Title: Assistant Event Producer

Favourite aspect of your job working at Davis Events?
The variety of work, great combination of in office and out in the field.  

3 things that interest you and why?
Big car and motorsport nerd, lifelong affliction. Italian cooking, no matter the toll on the waistline. Keeping up with my two dogs can be very interesting too.

Life before Davis Events?
Switched from bookkeeping to the world of events. A stint as a massage therapist preceded bookkeeping.

Name: Nadine Chambers

Job Title: Administrator and Company Secretary

Favourite aspect of your job working at Davis Events?
For me, it really is the people! In my 41 years, I have never met a sounder team!

3 things that interest you and why?
People because I’m a people person! Fitness because I try everyday to be healthier and to improve my swimming skills!! DIY because I’m always upcycling, drilling and rehoming my belongings, it drives my family mad!

Life before Davis Events?
I had two major jobs before joining Davis. I was in Finance for 11 years and then Energy Services for 3 years, mainly over the pandemic from 2018 to April this year! Then I joined Davis and I have not looked back since!

Name: Caitríona Bairéad

Job Title: Senior Account Manager

Favourite aspect of your job working at Davis Events?
This job and agency excites me! It’s great working with a team that goes the extra mile for each other and our clients. I love meeting new people and working with clients on a range of diverse events from festivals to conferences to product launches!

3 things that interest you and why?
Seeking out new experiences whether it’s an event, a physical challenge, food or a new town or country – life is for living and these types of experiences give me life! 
Arts and culture, in particular live music, film and art – it has helped shape my perspectives on life and it brings people and communities closer together, that feeling of connection is so important.
My rescue cat, Travis! – He’s a 12 year old cat who has seen it all but he’s now living the good life, getting plenty of cuddles! I’m a big advocate for fostering and adopting where possible.