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The Integrity at Work Team

Our expertise

The Integrity at Work (IAW) team brings expertise in whistleblowing, ethics and anti-corruption. We provide tailored guidance and training on developing and implementing whistleblowing/ protected disclosures policies and procedures; fostering ethical workplaces and developing anti-corruption frameworks. 

Our people

John Devitt, TI Ireland Chief Executive
John directs the IAW programme on behalf of TI Ireland. He founded TI Ireland in 2004 and has extensive experience in developing policy, leading research and providing support to whistleblowers and witnesses. He was a contributor to Transparency International’s ‘International Principles for Whistleblowing Legislation’ and advised the Irish Government and legislators on the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 as well as the United Nations, European Parliament, and Council of Europe on whistleblower protection. John is an ethics and communications specialist and holds a first-class Master’s degree in Ethics from Dublin City University.   

Stephanie Casey, Integrity at Work Programme Manager
Stephanie will be the point of contact for IAW members and manages the programme on behalf of Transparency InternationaI 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 Master’s in Ethics at Dublin City University. For more details on the IAW programme, call Stephanie at (01) 5543953 or email

Niamh O’ Connor, TI Ireland Programme Executive
Niamh coordinates communications, training and PR activities for Transparency International Ireland and the IAW programme. 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 in Media and Communications. 

Lauren Kierans, TI Ireland Associate
Lauren provides training and policy guidance to IAW members She is a practising barrister specialising in Whistleblowing Law. Lauren has completed a PhD relating to Protected Disclosures and has published articles, book chapters and national reports on whistleblowing law. She has recently co-authored ‘Protected Disclosures Act 2014 -Annotated Legislation’ with Anthony Kerr (published by Round Hall). Lauren was awarded the governmental project for the drafting of the protected disclosures procedures guidance for public bodies on behalf of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

Gráinne Madden, TI Ireland Associate
Gráinne delivers training on whistleblowing procedures,, anti-corruption and ethics to IAW members. She is the founder and senior consultant of GMJ Associates, which provides guidance to Irish businesses on responsible business practice. Her work includes development of corporate responsibility strategy, non-financial reporting and report assurance, development and implementation of ethical compliance programmes and protected disclosure policies. Gráinne also lectures on Corporate Responsibility to MBA students in Trinity College Dublin and Griffith College Dublin.