David Browne


As Director of RKD and President of the Royal Institute of the Architects in Ireland, David is one of Ireland's preeminent design leaders promoting the value that architecture brings to society for the benefit of all. He is internationally recognised for his ability to unite and lead design teams, advancing a legacy of architectural excellence built over four generations.

Core Expertise

  • Construction Industry Leadership
  • Design Team Leadership
  • Masterplanning
  • Fast Track Programming
  • Complex Project Realisation



  • B Arch, Bachelor of Architecture, University College Dublin, 1979
  • RIAI President, 2018 – 2020
  • FRIAI, Fellow of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
  • RIBA, Royal Institute of British Architects
  • ARB, Registered with the Architects Registration Board UK