Policy Councils

Chambers Ireland has a number of Policy Councils made up of subject matter experts which advise Chambers Ireland on key policy areas.

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Karina Howley – Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, KPMG (Chair)
  • Sinéad Hickey – CSR Manager, Abbott Ireland
  • Jill Johnston – CSR Manager, Three Ireland
  • Deirdre Kennedy – Corporate Community Relations Manager, IBM
  • Bernadette Phelan – Membership Services Manager, BITC
  • Sarah Hoolahan – Sustainability Manager, SSE 

CSR Policy Council Terms of Reference

Employment, Workplace and Skills

  • Siobhan Kinsella – Noel Recruitment & Fingal Dublin Chamber
  • Helen Downes – Shannon Chamber
  • Karl Fitzpatrick – Chevron Training and Recruitment & Wexford Chamber
  • Alan Hickey – Peninsula Business Services (Ireland) Ltd
  • Joyce Rigby-Jones – Voltedge & Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber
  • Fergus Sharpe – Dublin Chamber
  • Allan Shine – County Kildare Chamber
  • Michelle O’Sullivan – Cork Chamber

Ratepayers and Local Government

  • Tony O’Brien, Principal, Tony O’Brien & Associates (Chair)
  • Joe Allen – Former PO, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
  • Hilary Haydon – Joint Managing Partner, Hilary Haydon & Company
  • Graeme McQueen – Public Affairs Manager, Dublin Chamber
  • Allan Shine – Chief Executive, North Kildare Chamber
  • Sarah Foley – Policy & Research Executive, Cork Chamber
  • Andrea Carroll – Sustainable Business Executive, South Dublin Chamber

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