Dr Edmond Harty
Engineer and Entrepreneur Dr Edmond Harty was inaugurated as the 131st President of Engineers Ireland on Thursday, 1 June 2023.
Dr Harty is the Founder of Innovalogix, an investment and consultancy firm focusing on strategy, product development, engineering and customer success. The company derives its name from a combination of innovation and logic. Previously Dr Harty was the CEO and largest shareholder of Dairymaster, a world-leading dairy innovation and technology company that he built and led over a 22-year period.
Dr Harty was awarded a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Limerick, and a PhD in Biosystems Engineering from University College Dublin (UCD). He has also studied at some of the world’s leading universities, including Stanford University, California and IMD, Switzerland. His entrepreneurial endeavours have delivered a strong track record of innovation and product development, having filed over 130 patent applications, and commercialising technologies across the globe.
In addition to his role as President of Engineers Ireland, Dr Harty holds key positions on several organisational boards. He serves as Governor and non-Executive Director of The Irish Times Trust, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Agritech Centre of Excellence, non-Executive Director of Irish Manufacturing Research focused on digitalisation in manufacturing, and Adjunct Full Professor at the UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering.