Gregory Kelly joined the Museum in 1998 as Facilities Manager. He is responsible for the provision of all Facilities Management Services throughout the Museum. Some of his principle duties include: security, health and safety, communications, utilities, contract management, transport, project management, fire safety, storage of the collections, front of house services, and energy conservation. As buildings officer he, in consultation with the OPW, has put a comprehensive buildings and maintenance programme in place to increase safe access throughout all Museum sites.
Prior to joining the Museum he served as an officer in the Defence Forces, where he attained the rank of Captain and served on United Nations, Peace Keeping Operations in the Middle East on three separate occasions.
In addition to his Military career courses in leadership and man-management he has third level qualifications in HR, Security Management, and a Business Diploma in Facilities Management.