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Our Team

All of our team members are experts in their specialist fields. We employ over 50 full-time geoscientists and environmental experts in order to provide the highest standard of work to clients. The hard-working, dedicated team has led the Icon Group to become the European leader of earth imaging services and are Ireland’s largest processor of optical and image data.


Emmet is a Director of Icon and has been focused on the continued growth of the company both internally and externally over the last two years. Emmet has worked with a number of internationally recognised brands and has a background in driving sales, heading up international markets and generating business and revenue.


Tom is the Founder and CEO of Icon and brings over 30 years of Geospacial Data experience to the table. With his wealth of knowledge, Tom has provided technical advice and delivered spatial data systems in Ireland, The United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Hungary. Tom works closely with the project managers here at Icon, ensuring each project is run in a timely and efficient manner.


In 1997 Brendan joined Icon with over 20 years experience in the manufacturing and service industries. He helped build Icon from a start-up company with 2 employees to the Company it is today, employing over 50 people. Brendan’s key skills are Strategic Planning, Project Management, Data Analysis, a deep understanding in Image Interpretation of aerial and satellite imagery and a vast knowledge of EU CAP Regulations.

Senior Systems Developer

Kieran is our Senior Systems Developer with over seven years of experience. Kieran is responsible for the design and implementation of the support systems required to deliver our projects, and has a demonstrated history in the creation of bespoke GIS systems and applications for our clients.

Senior Project Manager

Ciara began working for Icon in 2008 with a background in Geomatics. Over the past 13 years Ciara has been heavily involved in advising best practices for various projects by creating Business Decisions and creating a sustainable and achievable framework with the client to ensure the projects’ success. Ciara currently works with Icon as a Senior Project Manager and has over three years’ experience in this role on a major project at Icon.

Business Development Manager

Alex is Business Development Manager here at Icon. As a Smurfit Business School graduate, Alex has experience in strategic marketing, market research and brand management, working with brands such as the Volkswagen Group, Monster Energy and Blenders. His current responsibilities in Icon include the design and implementation of business and sales strategies within the company to achieve the growth target.

Operations Manager

Ronan currently works with Icon as Operations Manager. Ronan has in-depth knowledge of European data protection laws and practices, experience with information technologies and data security, and a demonstrated ability of promoting a data protection culture within an organisation. Ronan has developed and implemented new operational policies and procedures for the Icon Group and is committed to helping the company achieve its short and long term goals.

Project Manager

Elaine currently works as a Project Manager at Icon. As a Project Manager, Elaine liaises regularly with the client regarding policy, decision making and project progress. Managing a team on one of Icon’s larger projects requires the control of a substantial number of inputs, client supplied data, acquired imagery software and processing resources, and labour. Elaine has a number of years previous experience in sales, customer service and staff supervision. She has brought this previous effective leadership experience to her current role in managing a large team to ensure high standards, strict timescales and strong client relations are upheld.

Project Manager

Diarmuid currently works with Icon as a Project Manager. Diarmuid leads a team of 20 staff in conducting a quality assessment of field boundaries and associated sub-features, ensuring that they are updated in accordance with current year satellite imagery. Diarmuid works closely with our client to oversee the payment of €1.2 Billion to applicants each year and ensures that high standards are met to comply with EU Commission and national regulations.

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