Meet Our Team

Jim Dunne

Senior Acoustic Consultant

Jim has over 30 years’ experience in the acoustics and noise control industry and have worked in a number of different roles in related industries. His previous work experience ranges from on-site construction activities, to recording studio design and build; from electro-acoustic equipment supply and install, to company management.

Jim worked for a number of years in the world famous Windmill Lane Studios. Windmill Lane Studios is recognised as the premier recording studio facility in Ireland catering for a range of international and local recording artists ranging from U2 to the Waterboys, the Virgin Prunes to Kate Bush.

In his role as a senior acoustic consultant, Jim Dunne endeavours to marry his theoretical knowledge with his practical experience in order to implement pragmatic acoustic designs and solutions, be it for architectural or studio design and build projects.

Glen Plunkett

Junior Acoustic Consultant

Glen graduated in 2018 with a first class honours degree (BAhons) in Music Production from Pulse College – a course held in the prestigious Windmill Lane Studios Dublin. Having immersed himself in the studio environment for three years, Glen has played the role of recording engineer, mixer & producer, having worked with the likes of Damien Dempsey. Glen had previously been working as a stage hand, setting up and decommissioning large-scale concert and sporting productions in arenas and stadiums. During that time, Glen made a habit of asking the touring FOH engineer if he could watch how the gig was mixed from behind the desk, and assist where possible. This proved to be invaluable to his experience as a young sound engineer. Glen now works an acoustic consultant and is a principle installer of the DSP system for Smart Studio.


Eoghan Tyrrell

Junior Acoustic Consultant

Eoghan Tyrrell has been involved in the audio industry for 10 years. His most notable designation is that of M.Phil., Music and Media Technologies, awarded by Trinity College Dublin with a distinction grade. Eoghan has experience working as a recording/mix engineer for both music and video. Therefore, he understands the need for an accurate critical listening environment for the production of content at professional standards. Eoghan is now employed as an acoustics consultant. He produces the architectural drawings, projections and schedules required for the assembly of a Smart Studio.

Derek Nolan

CNC Operator and Joiner

Derek is our chief CNC operator and has been part of the Smart Studio team since the beginning. Derek has expert knowledge of the CNC and other automated machines at the factory. Working closely with our acoustic consultants, Derek ensures that acoustic designs can be practically implemented on-site.

Andrei Ciubataru

Joiner and Assembly

Andrei has been part of the Smart Studio team early 2016. Having worked across various roles in the construction industry, Andrei bring a wealth of experience to the build process. Working closely with the rest of the team, Andrei has become an integral part of the Smart Studio family.  

Antonio Osman

Joiner and Assembly

Antonio is a skilled craftsman with 20 years’ experience in joinery. Antonio joined the Smart Studio team in 2018 and has since become an indispensable part of the team. His expert knowledge of joinery has resulted in improvements off and on site.


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