Meet The Team
Cathy GibsonAcademic Services Division
BSc, Chartered MCIPD, Dip in HRM, Dip in Employment Law
Cathy has extensive experience in all areas of HR. She is particularly interested in organisational development and design, leadership development, coaching and employee engagement.
Anita KeoghFaculty of Engineering Maths & Science
B.A. (N.C.E.A.), Dip. Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations (I.C.M.), Grad.C.I.P.D., M.I.I.T.D
Anita has extensive experience in all areas of HR with strong technical knowledge and is particularly interested in Staff Development, Change Management and Strategic Business Development.
Eimear LeonardFaculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Eimear has strong interests in Workplace Mediation, Academic and Professional Staff Induction, Diversity & Inclusion and Coaching. She is very experienced in Recruitment, Performance and Review and has strong technical knowledge.
Ann-Marie FarrellFaculty of Health Sciences
B.B.S. (Hons) (N.U.I.), M.A. (H.E.T.A.C.), DIP. P.R. (P.R.I.I.), DIP Employment Law (D.B.S.), P.G. DIP Conflict and Dispute Resolution Studies (T.C.D.)
Ann-Marie has many years experience working with different organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, and internationally with NGOs.
Prior to her HR Partner role, Ann-Marie worked in the Recruitment team and in Staff Performance and Review. Ann-Marie’s HR areas of interest are recruitment, employee engagement, coaching and mediation.
Joanne O’HanlonCorporate Services Division
Joanne has a strong interest in Mentoring, Coaching, Academic and Professional Staff Induction.
Siobhan O’SheaManager, HR Partnering
BA, UCDI; Cert. in Employment Law, NCI; ACIPD
Siobhán is the Interim Head of HRBP team. She is a seasoned HR professional and has worked as a strategic HR adviser, manager and consultant. She has extensive experience in financial services, professional services, SME and public sector organisations. Her expertise covers all areas of strategic and operational HR activities. She works with organisations to ensure that their business and HR strategies are aligned for successful outcomes.