Dillon graduated from Maynooth University with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and is currently undertaking an MSc Management and Corporate Governance from Ulster University. Throughout his academic life, Dillon has been an active contributor to MSU with a multi-varied perspective of the organisation. Dillon was previously positioned as Deputy Returning Officer, assisting the Returning Office in supervising and executing elections and referendums. Dillon also functioned as an Operations Team member, providing assistance to the sabbatical officers and coordinating their events.
Dillon was elected as Vice President Education / Deputy President of MSU in 2015 and as President and CEO in 2016, overseeing budgets and annual workstream planning, and acting as a primary student representative to the Governing Authority & Academic Council and Chief Spokesperson of the Union. Subsequently, Dillon joined the MSU full time staff team as a Union Development Administrator, working to build upon successful policies enacted in his term as President of MSU.
In his current role of Director of Democratic Affairs, Dillon is primarily focused on enhancing student representation, transparency, and student engagement in decision making. His key areas of interests lie in bolstering student democracy, accountability, and constitutional compliance throughout MSU.
Dillon loves Maynooth so much! SO MUCH HE HAS NOT LEFT IT!
Dillon is a member of the Corporate Governance Association of Ireland (CGAI) and is studying to become a chartered member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).
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