Inspirefest 2017

Lesley Tully

Head of design thinking, Bank of Ireland

Lesley Tully is head of design thinking at Bank of Ireland, a role dedicated to helping define new market opportunities; build innovative solutions based on unmet user needs, emerging behaviours and digital technology; collaborate with start-ups; and deliver the practice of design thinking through the organisation.

Over her 15-year career, Tully has worked with a range of private and public sector clients and start-ups including Advanced Organisation, The Armory Show, Coillte, Culture Ireland, Department of Jobs, Department of Arts, Fund IT, Failte Ireland, KPMG, Health Founders, HSE, Startup Gathering and Trinity College Dublin (TCD). As project director, she designed and delivered the award-winning Dublin Contemporary 2011, VOLTA Show NY and Basel.

Tully holds a bachelor’s degree in design and a master’s degree in entrepreneurship from TCD and Goldsmiths, London.