+353 (0) 1 614 6700

The Foundation has a small team of five full time staff, all of whom have backgrounds working in the development sector. The Foundation is also very fortunate to have the support and expertise of our colleagues in the Irish League of Credit Unions, which helps us to share the Irish Credit Union experience to support the development of fellow credit union movements.

Alan Moore – CEO

Alan has overall responsibility for the day to day management of the Foundation covering areas such as; managing its staff; providing assistance and support to the Foundation Board; strategic development; monitoring & evaluation; communication; financial management; fundraising; innovation and learning.

Tel: +353 0 (1) 614 6930
Email: amoore@creditunion.ie


Sinéad Lynam – Engagement Officer

Sinéad’s main focus is leading and enhancing the promotional and fundraising activities of the Foundation at local and at national level. Sinead’s role also includes organising and managing specific engagement programmes, and she is responsible for managing key administrative work.

Tel: +353 0 (1) 614 6945
Email: slynam@creditunion.ie


Irina Ignatieva – Programme Manager

Irina is responsible for managing major current projects, developing donor proposals, securing new funding, and managing the monitoring, evaluation, impact and learning in the Foundation. Irina manages a number of contracted technical advisors who implement country programme projects and the Gambian/Sierra Leone Coaching Programmes.

Tel: +353 0 (1) 614 6750
Email: iignatieva@creditunion.ie


Sonja Hayes – Compliance Officer

Sonja’s main roles are to ensure that the Foundation is fully compliant with all Foundation and donor rules and regulations; in addition to assuming responsibility for the coordination of donor audits.

Tel: 353 0 (1) 614 6768
Email: shayes@creditunion.ie


Gilly O’Sullivan – Sierra Leone Programme Lead

Gilly is responsible for managing all Sierra Leonean projects and leading in the implementation of ILCUF Ltd’s Sierra Leone country strategy. Her work includes donor reporting, monitoring systems establishment, contract management, and design of technical resources to support the credit union movement in Sierra Leone. In May 2019, she was seconded to ILCUF Ltd. based in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Tel: 353 0 (1) 614 6749
Email: gosullivan@creditunion.ie

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