Currently, the Society has 7 full-time staff and 1 part-time staff. If you would like assistance with anything, please do not hesitate to contact any of the staff by phone on 01 6579900 or by email.
The current office team are:
Brian is the Chief Executive. He represents the Society on the statutory National Haemophilia Council and he is the Vice Chair of the Haemophilia Product Selection and Monitoring Advisory Board. Brian leads the organisation, prepares policies and plans for the organisation and oversees the implementation of the strategic plan. Brian also communicates with the Department of Health, Health Service Executive and various other stakeholders. He previously served as Chair of the Irish Haemophilia Society for 17 years from 1987 to 2003 and as President of the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) for 10 years from 1994 to 2004. Brian currently is the President of the European Haemophilia Consortium
Debbie Greene (Administrator & Office Manager)
Debbie joined the Society in 2003. Since joining the Society she has had various roles. Debbie is the current Administrator and Office Manager, having taken up the role in May 2009. Debbie is responsible for the day to day running of the office, is designer and editor of publications, oversees social media and the website, supervises staff, administers educational grants, attends board meetings, oversees the apartment facility for members, supports members and prepares policy documents for the organisation. Debbie represents the Society on the National Haemophilia Council, the Irish Haemostasis Research Foundation, and is involved in the World Federation of Hemophilia twinning programme. Debbie also attends regular team meetings with the Comprehensive Care Centres.
Nina Storey (Financial & Fundraising Co-ordinator)
Nina began working for the I.H.S. in 1998 and is employed on a part-time basis. Since joining the Society, her role has varied greatly. Currently, Nina is responsible for the financial administration of the organisation and is the Society’s fundraising co-ordinator, which includes planned giving and legacies. Nina’s current role also includes updating the database and memberships, along with phone contact with members, outreach and hospital visits. Nina represents the Society on the Haemophilia HIV Trust.
Lyndsey Connolly (Outreach Co-ordinator)
Lyndsey joined the I.H.S. in January 2017 as an Outreach Coordinator. Lyndsey provides a variety of support to members and is now the main point of contact for all our members, who need assistance. Lyndsey makes phone calls to members, visits members in their homes and also in hospital. Lyndsey also assists members with any questions or queries they have around social welfare entitlements, the HAA Card and liaises with healthcare workers in the three Comprehensive Care Centres.
Barry Healy (Publications Editor)
Barry joined the I.H.S in October 2017 and is responsible for producing materials, planning layout and design for all I.H.S. publications. Barry is responsible for producing articles for I.H.S. publications, updating, maintaining and developing the I.H.S. website and social media. Barry also distributes the monthly Mailchimp/Ezine electronic magazine to members. Barry is also involved with the logistics of our events.
Robert Flanagan (Children’s and Youth Programmes Co-ordinator)
Robert joined the Society in October 2017 and is responsible for the four children’s programmes at I.H.S. conferences. He is also be the first point of contact for Barretstown events, memberships, database and youth mentoring. Robert has great experience working with families and people of all ages. He has come to the I.H.S from the leisure industry where he was a co-ordinator for many different programs. He also has a creative eye and a passion for digital media which is a great help for our publications, social media and the website.
Julia Collins (Administrative Assistant)
Julia joined the I.H.S. in May 2018 as Administrative Assistant. Julia is responsible for the general office duties every day and carries out tasks and duties assigned by the Chief Executive and Office Manager. Julia is also responsible for Hyde Square; the I.H.S. apartment facility. Julia processes all accommodation bookings the I.H.S receives and deals with the handover of keys to people who have booked into Hyde Square. Julia also handles the administration for conferences and events when necessary.
Aoife Kelly (Administrative Assistant)
Aoife joined the I.H.S. in August 2018. Aoife is responsible for organising I.H.S. conferences and events as well as some general administrative duties. Aoife is the point of contact for members when processes bookings and registration for events and conferences, and handles any members’ queries in relation to events.