People who create a new job in Ireland
Here is a selection of people starting new positions at Adare HR Management, Sidero, ESMA, Teagasc and Cognate Health.
Michelle McDonagh has been appointed Senior HR Client Relations Consultant at Adare Human Resource Management. Michelle will be responsible for providing advice and guidance to clients nationwide on their organizational culture, strategic management of human resources and people, as well as supporting organizational performance. Michelle joins Adare Human Resource Management after successfully running her own human resources consulting firm, Aspire HR Consulting, for seven years. Previously, she was Associate Director at HRP Group. Michelle is a licensed MCIPD with over 15 years of experience and a proven track record in leading strategic HR initiatives for businesses. Adare Human Resource Management is one of Ireland’s leading human resources and employment law consultancies, providing specialist and expert advice to clients in key industries. It has offices in Dublin, Cork and Shannon.
Wayne Byrne has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer of Sidero, an Irish specialist in software, cloud and digital transformation. He brings over 20 years of technology experience in senior technical and business development roles. He comes from Sungard Availability Services, where he spent two years as Regional Vice President of Europe for Cloud Services, leading a team in Western Europe, and the previous two years as Director of Cloud Services. UKI cloud services sales. He was part of the team that created Sungard’s cloud services division. Previously, he was National Data Protection Officer at EMC Ireland for four years. He will now lead Sidero’s new sales and marketing division on the island of Ireland, in addition to expanding the company’s presence in the UK and Europe.
Derville Rowland, Chief Financial Officer of the Central Bank of Ireland, has been elected Chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Standing Investment Management Committee for a two-year term, effective July . These committees are groups of experts drawn from ESMA staff and the competent national authorities of the Member States. The Standing Committee on Investment Management oversees the investment fund industry and develops policy and supervisory convergence activities. Ms Rowland said: “The assumption of this role by the Central Bank of Ireland reflects our commitment to contribute to the ongoing international regulatory work on asset management and financial stability, which will be an important part of the work plan. of ESMA in the coming period. It also reflects the breadth and depth of knowledge of the investment fund industry in Ireland and its position in European policy forums. ”
Joe Kelleher was appointed Organic Specialist at Teagasc, where he previously worked as a Dairy Business and Technology Advisor based in the Limerick / Kerry Advisory Region. He joins Elaine Leavy in the national organic farming team at Teagasc, and will support advisors and work with organic farmers. He occupies the post left vacant by Dan Clavin who is on a career break. Joe holds a BagrSc from UCD. He also obtained a Level 6 Special Purpose Certificate in Facilitation Learning and a Level 9 Leadership Development Diploma from UCC / IMI. He also worked as an REPS planner, advising farmers on ways to improve the environmental impact of their farms. It will join the LIFT (Low-Input Farming and Territories) EU Horizon2020 project.
Dr Stephanie Maher has been appointed as a new permanent biodiversity researcher at the Teagasc Environment Research Center, Johnstown Castle, Co Wexford. She is an ecologist with a broad interest in ecology and the management of agricultural systems for biodiversity. She was previously an IRC Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, examining the status of wild bees on Irish farmland and their protection in politics. She also worked as a postdoctoral researcher on the FARM-ECOS project, a multi-institute research project funded by the Department of Agriculture on biodiversity in Irish agricultural landscapes. She worked in China at the Kunming Institute of Botany and Zoology. She holds a degree in Zoology from TCD, an MA in Wildlife Conservation and Management from the University of Reading and a PhD from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.
Dr Shane Farrelly has been appointed senior medical consultant to occupational health provider Cognate Health in response to the company’s rapid growth. With over 30 years of experience in occupational medicine, Dr Farrelly will provide health advice and expertise to clients going through the pandemic, while informing risk assessment and policy recommendations according to guidelines. He is a consultant and medical director of several international companies. It is also helping companies in the UK and Europe to introduce antigen testing to allow their staff to work safely. He was also an independent medical expert with the Irish State Claims Agency (2001) and the Irish Public Bodies Mutual Insurances (1991). In 2014, he became one of the Health & Safety Authority’s three senior medical advisers.