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Mary Scally, General Manager

Mary is the General Manager of TU Dublin Students' Union. Having joined the organisation in 2005, she was Director of Student Academic Affairs & Welfare previously.

Her core role is to support the work of the President and Officers in the achievement of their constitutional objectives, lead on the development and implementation of the Board’s strategic plan, in line with best practice and good corporate governance, and manage the staff and resources of the Union to ensure effective service delivery to students.  

Mary collaborates closely with senior management in the University on various student initiatives and is a member of the Academic Council.

Before joining the Students’ Union, Mary held senior management positions in pr & communications, theatre, film as well as training and development. 

She is a graduate of NUIG in History & English and holds a Higher Diploma in Education. 


Jason Aughney, Development Manager 

Jason Aughney has been the Development Manager for TU Dublin Students’ Union CLG, (previously DIT Students’ Union CLG), since 2018. In his multifaceted role he is responsible for onsite and offsite Events, Marketing bookings/activities, and overall communications across the organisation, of which he reports on to the CEO.
Jason is also responsible for maintaining our current services whilst identifying and investigating the possibility of providing new services for students. He acts as a support to our Events and Engagement Officer whilst keeping with the Communication needs of the Students’ Union President.
Prior to his role in TU Dublin Students’ Union, Jason worked in the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown as Students’ Union President for four years and later went to work in eBay for just under two years. You can see more on Jason’s LinkedIn profile here.


Bernard Kennedy, Finance Executive

Bernard was appointed Finance Executive in 2022, where his role is to provide Accounting and Reporting services for TU Dublin Students Union.

Bernard is responsible for keeping the Board and Management of the Students’ Union up to date with our current operations, and also collecting payments from customers and for paying suppliers in a timely and effective way.

Prior to Joining the Students’ Union, Bernard has worked in a Charity befriending the aged, and another that seeks to Empower Young Women in Leadership.

Bernard is a graduate of UCD, in Commerce, and holds a Master’s degree from DCU in Treasury. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.


Anna Perho, Representation & Engagement Executive