Neasa Ni Bhriain

Founder & Creative Director of A Playful City
Neasa practiced as a barrister at law from 2006 – 2015, with a special interest in environmental and planning law. She left the law library to pursue her passion in shaping the public realm with playful design. Neasa works closely with fellow director Marisa, as project managers, and is responsible for APC comms and marketing. Neasa also coordinates a Msc in Urban Studies at UCD and, a long with her fellow directors, lectures on this module.

Naomi Murphy

Founder & Creative Director of A Playful City
Naomi qualified in Creative and Cultural industries and worked in the event and festival industry in Ireland for 5 years before completing an MA in Design Practice. Naomi is responsible for APC’s consultation processes and is the lead for APC in relation to event management and logistics, project implementation and finances.

Aaron Copeland

Founder & Creative Director of A Playful City
Aaron has worked for 15 years in arts and community event management. A founding member of Upstart, he was a core project manager on the internationally award-winning Granby Park. Aaron is lead designer on APC’s projects and works closely with Naomi on APC event management and design.