John Devitt - Chief Executive
John is an ethics and communications specialist by training. He holds a first-class Masters degree in Ethics from Dublin City University, is a graduate of European Studies at the University of Limerick and the Public Relations Institute of Ireland. John founded TI Ireland in 2004 and has led TI Ireland’s whistleblowing research and support programme for the past nine years. He is author or researcher on numerous reports and guidance on the topic of whistleblower protection, ethics and anti-corruption standards, and has advised the Irish Government, United Nations, Council of Europe, and European Commission amongst others on whistleblowing legislation and procedures.
Judy O'Loan - Legal Counsel
Judy is a solicitor by training. Upon graduating from Queen’s University Belfast, she completed an MSc in Environmental Policy and Management. She then worked in EU regulatory affairs and public administration for seven years, before returning to law. She worked for five years with London’s leading human rights firms gaining significant experience in human rights and personal injury litigation as well as administrative law encompassing judicial review.
Stephanie Casey - IAW Programme Manager
Stephanie will be the point of contact for IAW members and manages the programme on behalf of TI Ireland. Stephanie has over sixteen years' experience in marketing, communications, fundraising, campaigning and community development. She has held senior managerial roles in Oxfam Ireland, the Irish Cancer Society and Arthritis Ireland. Stephanie is currently completing a Masters in Ethics in Dublin City University.
Niamh O’ Connor - Programme Executive
Niamh coordinates the IAW programme in addition to communications and fundraising initiatives for TI Ireland. Niamh previously worked as a Public Relations consultant in the UK and Australia. She has developed and implemented public education programmes for a wide range of organisations in the healthcare and non-profit sectors. Niamh graduated from University of Greenwich, London with a Master’s degree in Media and Communications.
Elliott Jordan Doak - Advocacy and Research Coordinator
Elliott is responsible for leading TI Ireland’s National Integrity Index project. He has researched and lectured at DCU’s Schools of Business and Law and Government on International Political Economy and Research Methods and worked previously as a sovereign credit analyst in the US, covering both emerging and advanced economies. Elliott graduated from Dublin City University with a PhD in political economy, examining financial market reactions to economic news releases.
Donncha Ó Giobúin - Speak-up Helpline / Office Coordinator
Donncha coordinates the Speak Up Helpline. A media and communications professional by training, Donncha graduated with a B.A in Journalism from Dublin City University. He joined the TI movement as a helpline volunteer in August 2014 and has previously worked as a researcher for Newstalk Radio and as a presenter for Radio na Life, Dublin’s Irish language radio station.
Speak Up Helpline Advisers
- Aoife McNamara