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Speaker Advice and Expertise

Louise Power
Learning & Development
Tel: HR: 01 896 1964



Louise has developed and is leading the seminar series.  She will be available at each of the seminars. And, will be presenting at the Your Career Supports and Mentoring.

Louise is currently Learning and Development Manager, in Human Resources, provides leadership and management in the area of staff performance and learning and development, delivering programmes and initiatives.  A seasoned HR professional, Louise has worked across a range of specialist areas including recruitment and resourcing; industrial and staff relations; equality; promotions; probations; pensions and benefits.    Louise has worked in Trinity College Dublin since 1984, having previously worked in a Faculty Office; a Student Service Area; and Facilities.  She has a special interest in equality, justice, fairness and team development.

B.A. (N.C.E.A.), (Industrial Relations and Personnel Management); M.A., DIP. Advanced Computer Programming, C.M.C.I.P.D.


Linda Gorman,
Executive Officer,
Human Resources
Tel: HR: 01 896 2580


Linda Gorman

Linda will present Work Life Balance Supports & Schemes seminar.

Linda joined Trinity College in 2015 having previously worked on Department of Education initiatives. She has extensive experience coming from many years working in the commercial industry. Linda was originally recruited to HR Performance & Review team working on probations and promotions dealing with senior college staff. In her current role as Learning and Development Executive Officer, Linda’s areas of expertise includes organising for staff training and development, Induction, Mentoring, Usshers, FIS procurement and iExpenses, Funding support for externally accredited courses, Study and Examination Leave.

B.A. (Hons) Psychology, H Dip Psychology, Dip Forensic Psychology.

David Hurcombe,
Pensions Manager,
Human Resources.
Tel: HR – 01 896 2422
Email –


David Hurcombe

 David will present seminars on the University’s three pension schemes.   

David joined Trinity College in December 2016 having previously worked for Mercer. During his 15 years with Mercer he worked on a number of private and public sector pension schemes ranging from small to large multinational clients.

MIIPM (Member of the Irish institute of pension management); RPA (Retirement Planning Advice); QFA (Qualified Financial Advisor); BA/Bsc (Hons) Business Administration, Marketing and HR Management.

Pensions Team
Email –
  The pensions team members will, over the course of the 3 seminar days, deliver 27 personal appointments to individual staff who have pension related questions.   The appointments will be with:
Mr David Hurcombe
Ms Sharon Nelson
Mr Fergal Watt
Mr Luciano Yamanaka
Amie Kerrigan,
Payroll Manager,
Human Resources
HR:   01 896 3333

Amie will deliver seminars on understanding your payslip and the deductions, and how to calculate USC and PRD.

Liza Toye

Tel: 01 8963866

Liza Toye phot

Liza will deliver, with Amie Kerrigan, seminar on how to access your pay records and download your P60s.

Liza joined Trinity's HRIS team in August 2011. She provides support for all users of HR systems, including backend users within HR and FSD, Core Portal and HR Forms Hub users across Trinity. Liza is also involved in project work, developing new functionality for HR systems and supporting users.

B.A. M.Litt.