Paddy graduated, in joint first place, with honours in 1976 from U.C.D. In 1978 he qualified as a member of the RIBA and the RIAI and was elected a fellow in 2011. He is a qualified Conservation architect. Having worked on city office developments in London with Fitzroy Robinson, he joined Stephenson Associates, one of the largest Dublin practices. As an associate and latterly as a director, he was responsible for the design and delivery of HQ buildings for prominent multi national corporations.
In 1982 he was a founding partner of Traynor O'Toole, now incorporated as The O'Toole Partnership. The client base of the company has expanded over these years from small private individuals to include large scale institutional, governmental, community and multi national corporations. As a principle Paddy managed the successful delivery of many of these prestigious projects.
He has developed alliances with design and construction professionals worldwide to position the practice to provide international services on to our clients. He is now providing leading edge advice to our customers in asset enhancement, development strategies and design/ build projects.
Paddy is a champion of the practice ethos, A great place to work, a place where great people work, a place where great projects are created with passion and fun.