Currently, the Society has 6 members of 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 O’Mahony (Chief Executive)
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 and on the Consultative Council for Hepatitis C. Debbie is responsible for the day-to-day running and administration of the office and staffing. Debbie 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 with 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.
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. Robert also assists the organisation with photography and digital media from time to time.
Suzanne Fitzgerald (Administrative Assistant)
Suzanne joined the I.H.S in late March of this year, 2022, and is settling into a varied and busy role. Suzanne is the first point of contact through reception and directs all incoming calls and emails to the relevant I.H.S. staff members to ensure efficient responses. Suzanne also offers general administrative support, assists with the organising of events and meetings, assists with the day-to-day running of the office and manages the members’ apartment bookings.
Roisin Burbridge (Publications, Website and Social Media Coordinator)
Roisin is the newest member of the team at the I.H.S and joined in July 2022. Roisin is the Society’s Publications Editor and is responsibile for content management, researching, collating and designing all I.H.S. publications, including programmes and flyers for events. Roisin also manages and maintains the website and is responsible for the Society’s social media platforms. Additionally, Roisin produces and distributes the regular Mailchimp/e-Zine electronic magazine to members.