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The Team at TI Ireland

John Devitt - Chief Executive

John Devitt is Chief Executive and founder of Transparency International’s chapter in Ireland. He has been analysing corruption risks, providing support to whistleblowers, and campaigning for greater openness and accountability in Ireland since 2004. He advised the Irish Government on the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 as well as a number of international organisations, including the United Nations, Council of Europe and European Commission on whistleblower protection. John holds an MA in Ethics from Dublin City University, specialising in whistleblowing and anti-corruption, a BA in European Studies from the University of Limerick and a Diploma in Public Relations.

Susheela Math – Legal Counsel

Susheela joined Transparency International Ireland as Legal Counsel in late January 2014. She is a solicitor admitted to practice in Scotland and Ireland.  After graduating with first class honours from the University of Glasgow, she worked at leading law firms in the UK and Ireland and was also seconded to central and local government.   Susheela has significant experience as a litigator and in providing legal advice and training on a wide range of issues including bribery, corruption, human rights, data protection and regulatory compliance.  In addition, she has volunteered extensively and undertaken pro bono work for individuals and organisations.  Susheela has been Managing Solicitor of Transparency Legal Advice Centre since January 2016.

Stephanie Casey - IAW Programme Manager

Stephanie is a specialist in the not for profit sector with 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. She has also spent time working overseas with Oxfam India in New Dehli and Breakthrough, a human rights organisation based in New York. 

Judy O’Loan – Speak-up Helpline / Integrity at Work Case Coordinator

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. In her role as Speak-up Helpline Case Co-ordinator, Judy oversees the provision of information, referral advice (including referrals to Transparency Legal Advice Centre), and advocacy support to Speak Up Helpline callers and liaises with Integrity at Work organisations as appropriate. 

Kelly McCarthy - Advocacy and Research Coordinator

Kelly is a statistician and data analyst by training with over eight years’ experience in the anti-corruption and international aid sector.  She began working in the anti-corruption field as an intern for TI Ireland in 2008, and has since worked at the TI Secretariat in Berlin and in its chapter in Mexico, working on international anti-corruption conventions. She has also worked for Columbia University in New York and on USAID projects in Mexico to promote anti-corruption and criminal justice reform. 

Donncha Ó Giobúin – Office Coordinator

Donncha provides administrative support to TI Ireland, and is a media and communications professional by training. He 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.

Volunteers/Associates

Integrity at Work Intern

  • Oilbhe Madden

Speak Up Helpline Assistants

  • Kate Murphy
  • Ethan Shattock