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Aviva Stadium

Stadium Management Company

Corporate Governance


Board of Directors:

John Delaney*, Philip Browne (Chairman)**, Donal Conway, Declan Madden, Michael Cody, Pat Whelan. 

*John Delaney is Chief Executive Officer of the Football Association Of Ireland.

 **Philip Browne is Chief Executive Officer of the Irish Rugby Football Union.


Management Team:

Martin Murphy, Stadium Director 

Vincent Murphy, Company Secretary

Michael Davoren, Head of Stadium


Aviva Stadium Mission:

Our mission is to run a world class international stadium, which is an outstanding venue for football, rugby, concerts and conference business, and which provides a top class experience for customer, players, coaches, media, commercial partners and staff.


Aviva Stadium Vision:

The vision of Aviva Stadium is to be an iconic model of excellence in its operation and customer experience.


This means:

An attractive venue

A benchmark and point of reference for other international stadia

A world class facility

Top quality pitch

Remarkable customer satisfaction

Increased attendances

Commercial success


Aviva Stadium Values:

Safe and Secure Events

Excellence - Embedded throughout the business in facilities, service, management and staff.

Customer-focused -  All customers to have an exceptional experience.

Collaborative - We will work collaboratively with all stakeholders including the Football Association of Ireland (FAI), Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), Concert Promoters, Dublin City Council, Statutory Agencies and Local Community.

Fairness - We will ensure that customers, teams, and stakeholders are treated fairly and equally.

Sustainable - We are environmentally conscious, and we will ensure high sustainability.



Aviva Stadium have collected a number of awards since the stadium opened its doors in May 2010. The stadium has received recognition for architectural design, build and for its commitment to sustainability.

World Architecture Festival – ONCE prize for accessible design 2010

World Architecture Festival – Sport Category Highly Commended 2010

Irish Concrete Society – Overall Award 2010

Irish Concrete Society – Best Building Award 2010

PLAN Expo – OPUS Award 2010

International Property Awards – The Architecture Award – Leisure & Hospitality 2010

Green Awards - Green Building Award 2011

Stadium Business Awards - New Venue 2011

Local Authority Members Association (LAMA) National Impact Award 2011

Local Authority Members Association (LAMA) Best Civil Engineering Project Award 2011

Local Authority Members Association (LAMA) Best Architect 2011

Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland – Best Leisure Building 2011

Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland – Best Accessible Project 2011

Royal Institute of British Architects - Regional Award – EU 2011

British Construction Industry Awards –International Award 2011

Association of Landscape Contractors Ireland – Sports Grounds Award 2011

ECCS 2011 European Steel Design Award 2011

Irish Hospitality Industry Awards- Catering Hospitality Manager of the Year (Martina Flood) 2011

Irish Association of Supported Employment – Job Shadow Initiative Participant 2011

EPSE European Award for the use of Polycarbonate 2011

BS8901:2009 Sustainable Management Certification 2011

UEFA Elite Status 2011

Local Authority Members Association (LAMA) Best Eco Friendly Building Award 2012

Event Industry Awards 2011 - Best Event Caterer