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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. He is also currently drafting a guide on whistleblowing for employers and has drafted guidance on the Protected Disclosures Act and on ethical lobbying in Europe. John holds an MA in Ethics from Dublin City University, specialising in whistleblowing and anti-corruption.

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 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. 

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 Acting Speak-up Helpline / Office Coordinator

Donncha coordinates the Speak Up helpline, and provides administrative support to TI Ireland. 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. In his role as Speak-up Helpline Case Co-ordinator, Donncha oversees the provision of information, referral advice (including referrals to Transparency Legal Advice Centre), and advocacy support to Speak Up Helpline callers. 

 

Volunteers/Associates

Integrity at Work Intern

  • Oilbhe Madden

Speak Up Helpline Assistants

  • Batool Aly