Currently, the Society has 6 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. Brian previously served as Chair of the Irish Haemophilia Society for 17 years from 1987 to 2003, as President of the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) for 10 years from 1994 to 2004 and as President of the European Haemophilia Consortium from 2011 to 2019.
Debbie Greene (Administrator & Office Manager)
Debbie joined the I.H.S. in 2003. Since joining the Society she has had various roles. Debbie is the Society’s Administrator/Office Manager, having taken up the role in May 2009. Debbie represents the Society on the statutory National Haemophilia Council on the Consultative Council for Hepatitis C and on the Irish Haemostasis Research Foundation. Debbie is responsible for the day to day running of the office, supervises staff, staff recruitment, runs and oversees all I.H.S. events, administers educational grants, attends monthly board meetings, attends regular team meetings with the Comprehensive Care Centres, oversees the apartment facility for members and outreach to members. Debbie also oversees the Society’s obligations in relation to the Charity Regulatory Authority and prepares policy documents for the organisation. Debbie has also been involved and has actively taken part in the WFH Twinning Programme since 2005 with Bosnia & Herzegovina, Vietnam and Jordan.
Nina Storey (Financial & Fundraising Co-ordinator)
Nina joined the I.H.S. in 1998. Since joining the Society, her role has varied greatly. Currently, Nina is the Society’s Financial & Fundraising Co-ordinator. 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 prepares and provides monthly reports to the governing body of the Society on the finances of the organisation and is responsible for overseeing the yearly audited accounts. Nina also prepares documents for the Revenue Commissioners and the Companies Registrations Office. Nina’s current role also includes updating the database and memberships, along with phone contact with members, outreach and hospital visits. Nina also represents the Society on the Haemophilia HIV Trust.
Barry Healy (Publications Editor)
Barry joined the I.H.S. in October 2017. Barry is the Society’s Publications Editor and is responsible for researching, collating and designing all I.H.S. publications. Barry also manages and maintains the website and is also responsible for the Society’s various social media platforms. Barry also distributes the monthly Mailchimp/Ezine electronic magazine to members. Barry is also involved with audio-visual projects and designs programmes and flyers for events.
Robert Flanagan (Outreach & Children’s and Youth Programmes Co-ordinator)
Robert joined the I.H.S. in October 2017. Robert is currently the Society’s Outreach Co-ordinator and gives support and information to all our members around the country through phone calls, hospital visits, home visits and school visits. Robert is involved with data collection and surveys and oversees the four children’s programmes at I.H.S. conferences. Robert is also the first point of contact for volunteers. Robert initiated a Youth Leadership Programme in 2018 and looks after child protection and garda vetting for the organisation. Rob also assists the organisation with photography and digital media from time to time.
Julia Collins (Personal Assistant)
Julia joined the I.H.S. in May 2018. Julia is a Personal Assistant and is responsible for general office duties every day and carries out tasks and duties assigned by the Chief Executive and Office Manager. Julia is also responsible for the handover of keys and processes bookings for the I.H.S. apartment facility at Hyde Square. Julia also oversees administration for conferences and events when necessary, assists with financial administration and assists with other administration in relation to child protection and garda vetting.
Aoife Kelly (Events Coordinator)
Aoife joined the I.H.S. in August 2018. Aoife is the Society’s Events Co-ordinator. Aoife is responsible for liaising with hotels and various venues in relation to the Society’s yearly events. Aoife is also the point of contact for members in relation to registrations for events. Aoife also looks after new memberships and membership renewals and the updating of the database. Aoife also carries out tasks and administrative duties for Chief Executive and Office Manager and assists with other administrative duties in relation to Barretstown and data collection.