About The CCD

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) is a Public Private Partnership between the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Spencer Dock Convention Centre Dublin DAC (SDCCD), with the operations and maintenance of the business contracted to an associate company, Spencer Dock Convention Centre Dublin No2 DAC (O&M Co), which trades as The CCD.

The building is owned by the state with the group of companies contracted under licence to commercially operate the business until 2035. In XX 2023, both businesses were acquired by John Laing. John Laing is a leading international investor and manager of PPP projects and low-risk, mid-market infrastructure businesses across a range of sectors.

They hold a diverse portfolio of infrastructure projects globally with The CCD being one of their first PPP businesses in Ireland.

Meet the leadership team
Chief Executive

Stephen was appointed Chief Executive of The CCD in February 2017. Stephen leads our passionate and experienced team in realising The CCD’s visions and goals...

Director of Event Operations

Alan joined The CCD team in June 2017 and is responsible for driving event operations strategy and leading the Events, Technical and Hospitality teams.

Finance Director

Barry joined The CCD in November 2021 and is responsible for finance and reporting, as well as overseeing the Business Information Systems functions and ICT ...

Director of People and Culture

Debbie joined The CCD in 2013. She is responsible for planning and implementing an HR strategy that meets business needs, as well as overseeing the training ...

Sales Director

Paul joined The CCD in December 2011 as Sales Director. He is responsible for setting and delivering sales strategies across our business and developing an i...

Facilities and Infrastructure Director

Paul joined The CCD in October 2009 and is responsible for all facilities, maintenance and cleaning of The CCD, overseeing infrastructure projects and the ge...

Director of Marketing and Communication

Suzanne joined The CCD in March 2016. She is responsible for developing integrated marketing and communications strategies and plans, managing the brand iden...

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