Barra Heavey

Marketing Director

As Marketing Director, Barra works collaboratively to lead and streamline RKD’s marketing & communications and to promote design thinking across the organisation. His responsibilities extend to supervision of RKD’s brand and management of our quality management systems to maintain independent certification to the ISO 9001 standard. He advises the management team on all aspects of marketing, communications and branding, shaping strategy to develop and execute effective marketing projects and communication campaigns.

Core Expertise

  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Brand Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Quality Management Systems



  • HND (Dist), Higher National Diploma Graphic Design (Distinction), Dublin Institute of Design, 2016
  • PGDip BS (Hons), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (Honours), University College Dublin Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, 2004
  • BA (Hons), Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University College Dublin, 2003