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Habitat for Humanity Ireland is an independent, nonprofit organisation that operates in partnership with and on behalf of Habitat for Humanity International in Ireland.

The Irish office coordinates all aspects of Habitat for Humanity’s programmes in Ireland, including volunteer recruitment, fundraising and local renovation projects.

Michael McKiernan – Chairperson. Michael joined the board in October 2011 as Human Resources Director. He is a Director of PwC, with 15 years of European public and private projects, and strong experience in coaching, change, cross-cultural management, leadership.

David Gunning – Director of Strategy (join the board in 2013). A former CEO of Coillte, he led it to become Ireland’s largest natural resources company.  Previously he was a leader for 20 years with blue chip organisations in the technology sector.

Siobhan O’Dowd – Director of Marketing (joined the board in 2012). Siobhan is an Integrated Marketing Manager for Accenture Ireland, has lectured at Dun Laoghaire VEC, and worked for Pod (that started Electric Picnic), with an MBA from the Michael Smurfit School of Business at UCD.

Mark Lohan (joined the board in 2015). As a qualified Chartered Accountant, he has 19 years experience in Private Companies (FTSE Plcs) and strong experience in Change Management and Corporate Recovery.

Greg Foster (joined the board in 2014). Greg is Vice-President of Habitat for Humanity Europe Middle East and Africa, where he started in 2007. He has over 20 years experience in international development and a Masters in Development from Eastern University in the USA.

Chief Executive Officer: Vinnie Cunningham

Partnership Engagement Director: Noel Keogh

International Programme Manager: Mary McGarry

Communications Manager: Anna Smith

Programme Support Officer: Clare Cullen

Communications Intern: Lily O’Mahony

Habitat for Humanity Ireland is a member of Dóchas and IDEA. We are signatory to the Code of Good Practice developed by Comhlámh, the Act Now on 2015 campaign and the Dóchas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages. If you would like give feedback on our use of images and messages email: info (at) Habitatireland (dot) ie.

For all general inquiries contact the office on 01 531 0033





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