Dulux Academy – Meet the team


Dulux Academy – Meet the team

The Dulux Academy sits in the heart of our manufacturing factory site in Cork. We have created a custom built space on our site to allow us to deliver face to face industry leading courses for you. These sessions cover a range of topics designed to support you and your decorating business. At every stage of your decorating career, our courses can deliver increased knowledge and understanding, enabling you to meet your personal and professional ambitions.

Our team of industry leading experts delivers learning experiences that celebrate our brand portfolio, proud Irish heritage. They will showcase product, application innovation and relevant technology developments.

Meet the team below!

Our team consists of a paint veteran in Derek Keyes who has been working in the Industry for his entire career. He leads our technical advice team and you may have met him on your Dulux journey or through some of the virtual classes we have run over the previous year. 

Next up is Cora Collins who is a specifier and fine arts master who's special skill is 'colour'. She has transformed buildings, streets and towns throughout Ireland and has created algorithms to break down and demystify colour to help you to have a considered conversation with your client.

And finally the newest member of our team is Dominic Crowley - a craftsman in the painting trade based in West Cork who will share his insights as a passionate spray expert, he will share his best practice, learnings that he has gained through on the job experience, his training and personal thirst and ambition to be at the cutting edge in the world of painting and decorating.

The team are delighted to be able to welcome you to Cork!