Our People

Senior Management

Allison Aldred - CEO

Allison joined Suas as CEO in late 2014. Prior to joining Suas, Allison spent five years with Trocaire as their Head of Strategy and Impact where she led organisation-wide initiatives on planning, impact assessment and accountability. Allison has also spent ten years with Oxfam GB, including seven years as their Regional Director for South Asia and a period as Oxfam’s global lead on Gender Equality. Before moving into the INGO sector, Allison worked as a management consultant initially in the private sector and then in the not for profit sector in UK. Allison has a first degree in Political Theory and an MBA from London Business School. Allison believes that education plays an important role in tackling disadvantage and driving equality and has joined Suas to contribute to this positive social change, in Ireland and internationally.

Volunteer Programme

Claire Faithorn - Volunteer Programme Manager

Global Citizenship Programme

Joanne Malone - Global Citizenship Programme Manager

Joanne joined the Suas team in October 2009.  She first came to know about Suas in 2003 when an old friend took part in the Suas Volunteer Programme and has stayed involved in various over the years since. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2005 with a degree in European Studies. She later completed a Masters in Public Administration in the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. Prior to working full-time with Suas, Joanne worked as a teaching assistant in the Sorbonne in Paris and as a project executive with Middlequarter Consultancy, working on projects for the One Foundation and the Children's Rights Alliance in Ireland. 

Board of Management

Eanna McHugh: Chairperson, Company Director and former Senior Partner with Deloitte & Touche

Sadhbh Coyle: Educational Psychologist with experience overseas, working with the Department of Education

Michael King: Founder of Suas and Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Trinity College, Dublin.

Mike Williams: International Development Consultant

Mary Rose Greville: Assistant Professor in Business Studies in the TCD School of Business.

Connell Foley: Director of Strategy, Advocacy and Learning at Concern Worldwide.

Bryan Patten: Executive Director of the Washington Ireland Programme.

Bob Semple: Company Director, Facilitator and former partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers