Maria Roddy Freyne
Lecturer in Event & Hospitality Management, Dundalk Institute of Technology
Maria Roddy Freyne is an Event Management Lecturer in Dundalk Institiute of Technology. She has a Degree in Hospitality Management, a Master's in Hospitality and Tourism Management and a Masters in Learning & Teaching and is a member of EMEI (Event Management Educators Ireland).
Prior to her academic career Maria gained a wealth of experience in the event and hospitality industry, having worked within the Irish & UK hotel market for 16 years for Stakis Hotels & Hilton International. She was part of the management team for the opening of both the Hilton Dublin City and the Hilton Dublin Airport where she held the position of Revenue Manager responsible for both the rooms and conference and events departments.