Smarter Surfaces is a world leader in providing innovative surface solutions with a variety of functionalities.
In 2009 the research and development process began for our initial product Smart Wall Paint, alongside expert coatings specialists from the UK, before launching the award-winning product in 2012.
Since then Research and Development has been a key component in our product creation process. It has remained core throughout our rapid growth as we continue to innovate and introduce new products.
We have gained a reputation for our ability to design and create truly innovative commercial wallcoverings, paints and plasters that have one purpose- to add functionality to surfaces.
Our versatile products can be applied to a number of surfaces in commercial settings including; walls and desks, meeting rooms and offices, classrooms and even entire buildings. Each can be transformed into collaborative and productive working environments.
Our business model comprises of four routes to market
- Global partner and reseller network
- Private Label
- Global, multi-lingual e-commerce sites
Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland we manufacture both in Ireland and the UK Contact us on +353 1 412 6200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Founder Ronan Clarke and fellow Director Denise Doran have been at the helm of Smarter Surfaces since its early days.
Director and Founder Ronan Clarke is a proven entrepreneur with a background in construction and property investment in Ireland and overseas.
From 1998 to 2008, he managed a successful multi-million euro construction business.
In 2009, Ronan founded Smart Wall Paint. His entrepreneurial talent has been recognised with the awarding of the 2013 David Manley Business Category Award and the 2013 PwC Docklands Innovation Awards.
Denise Doran, BBS MBADirector
Denise is an internationally accomplished, senior executive with 20 years demonstrated career success.
She has worked with Nortel, Hitachi and Dell, in a variety of global strategic, product, channel and marketing roles.
She has lived and worked in Ireland, the UK and France.
Denise set up the first marketing communications team in Dell UK and Ireland, with an annual budget of €30million, delivering 30% quarter-on-quarter lead generation increases. She also ran her own very successful consultancy company, working with many of Ireland's top tech start-up companies.
John Byrne FCA BCOMMFinancial Controller
John is a Chartered Accountant having trained with leading international accountancy firm, Mazars. A senior financial executive with a proven track record of business development and relationship management, John has 25 years’ experience in a range of industrial sectors including transport, retail, manufacture and export. He has managed turnovers in excess of €30 million and staffing of 50 plus.
Mark MullinsHead of International Sales
Mark has over 20 years international sales, negotiation, and relationship building experience.
He has been involved with advising overseas companies who want to increase their sales and margins by introducing the Smarter Surfaces product range into their market place.
Mark joined Smarter Surfaces in 2016 with responsibility for leading the rapid expansion of Smarter Surfaces network of distributors across Europe, Asia, Africa and South America