Lisa McKittrick is Director of Finance with responsibility for financial management and strategy, fundraising and project management. In keeping with the organisation’s core values and as a Chartered Management Accountant, Lisa is committed to ensuring full transparency and accountability so that resources raised, invested and controlled by JA are effectively deployed in achieving the organisation's aims, encouraging young students to complete their education and realise their full potential.
As Director of Development, Ann is predominantly involved in raising resources for JAI via new corporate support and educational projects. Ann liaises with JA Worldwide on new programme content and foundation opportunities which ensures JAI’s menu of programmes/workshops remains relevant. A graduate of UCD with a BA (Hons) in History and Politics and Diplomas in Marketing and PR she came to JA in 1999 having volunteered for JA while working in 3M Ireland. Ann is committed to ensuring that all JA programmes are delivered to the highest standard, that volunteers and schools are fully supported resulting in each student having a meaningful experience.
Clodagh is Director of Operations and enjoyed several years experience working across the Financial and Professional Services sectors before coming to JAI in 2007. A Project Management Professional, Clodagh has a Masters Degree from DCU in Work and Organisation Behaviour and Post Grad in Business Administration from UL. Clodagh has responsibility for the internal development of JAI and its people and ensures that the quality of services provided across the network to all stakeholders is consistent with JA high standards.
Patricia joined Junior Achievement Ireland in 2009 as the Office Administrator/Accounting, working between the Cavan and Dublin offices. With over 25 years' financial experience, she is qualified as an Accounting Technician, Tax Technician and Payroll Technician.
A learning and teaching masters graduate, Emma has always been passionate about learning and education. Emma’s primary degree is in English and French, she is CIPD and MBTI qualified and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. With more than ten years experience in the corporate training field, having worked with Deloitte and KPMG in Ireland; Emma is also a past JA volunteer.