We are Pavanu our goal is provide you with the means of truly understanding the issues faced by all who use our built environment. Our team is dedicated to making a difference to the lives of everyone regardless of ability.
Meet the Team
Little bit about us:
CEO Natalia Shiel is a business studies graduate with 10 years’ experience as a business manager and retail entrepreneur. She is a founding member of the Pavanu team and no stranger to the demands of building a business from scratch. As she puts it: “smooth sailing is only a dream for a startup. We have to work extremely hard to get results.
Darren Conroy, is an electronics engineer and the owner of the incessantly whirring “brain” behind the Pavanu sensory platform. He is a graduate of the Dublin Institute of Technology, an electronics genius, and the “mad scientist” every tech company has to have.
Noel Joyce is an internationally recognised product designer and the creator of Pavanu. His first hand experience as a wheelchair user inspired the project. Apart from his considerable talents as a designer, Noel has a great deal of experience working with startups both in Ireland and China in his role as creative director of hardware accelerator, HAX.
Darren Mealiff is a highly experienced industrial designer with a long track record in engineering. Darren has also been involved in the development of Pavanu from the beginning and is the practical member of the founding team that takes everybody’s ideas and makes them happen.