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Meet the team

Kieran Mulvey

Non-Executive Director, Chairperson

Kieran Mulvey was Chief Executive of the Labour Relations Commission since its inception in 1991 and subsequently took on the role of Director General of the Workplace Relations Commission in 2015, retiring in June 2016.

John Murray

Non-Executive Director

John Murray has worked for over 25 years in leadership roles within a variety of industry sectors nationally and internationally including start up technology, product distribution, professional services, manufacturing and corporate finance.

Derek McKay

Founder and Director (Executive)

Derek McKay, BBS, Chartered MCIPD, is an experienced Human Resource and Employment Law practitioner who has worked extensively in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors.

Sarah Fagan

Managing Director

Sarah ‘s role as Managing Director involves overseeing the strategic direction of the business and the provision of HR and Employment Law support services.

Katie Ridge

Head of Employer Relations

Katie Ridge, Chartered MCIPD, Barrister at Law, has practical Human Resource experience combined with substantial employment law knowledge and workplace investigation know how.

Tommy Cummins

Head of Industrial Relations

Tommy Cummins advises Adare Human Resource Management clients on significant and large scale industrial relations issues. Tommy regularly represents Organisations in the Workplace Relations Commission and the Labour Court.

Michelle Mc Donagh

Head of HR Consulting

Michelle Mc Donagh, MSc. HR Strategies, Chartered MCIPD, PGDip Employment Law is an experienced Human Resources and Employment Law practitioner.

Amanda Finnegan

Head of Retained Services

Amanda has extensive experience in best practice Human Resource Management, delivering strategic HR to clients throughout the Private and Public Sector.