Fiona Mc Grath


Fiona joined Junior Achievement in April 2021 as Financial Accountant. Fiona is an experienced Chartered Management Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in various finance roles predominantly in the not-for-profit sector.  Now working with JAI, she loves the opportunity to … Read More

Carol O’Buachalla


Carol joined Junior Achievement in May 2021 as Office Administrator. Having graduated from UCD in 1996 with a BComm International degree and a Diploma in Public Relations a few years later, Carol worked predominantly in the Telecommunications industry, gaining experience … Read More

Marie Farrell


Marie’s college work placement in JAI had quite the impact on her as was eager to rejoin the organisation in 2017 after completing her degree in Business Management from Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT). Marie is … Read More

Aoibheann Doyle


Aoibheann joined Junior Achievement in 2018 as a Programme Coordinator for the Dublin region. Having been inspired by the team when she completed her 2-week work experience with JAI when she was a TY student, Aoibheann has dedicated her career … Read More

Ann Butler


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. … Read More

Clodagh Dunleavy


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 … Read More

Lisa McKittrick


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 … Read More

Aisling Andrews

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Aisling is Junior Achievement Ireland’s Operations Manager since 2019 and has worked for the organisation since 2009. Aisling worked in HR for several years following her graduation from National College of Ireland with a BA (Hons) in Human Resources. Aisling … Read More

Damien Henehan


Having previously worked as a Marketing Executive, as well as a teacher and cultural ambassador for the JET Programme (Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme), Damien joined Junior Achievement in 2011. Damien is responsible for investigating all tools available to JAI … Read More

Helen Raftery


Helen joined the Junior Achievement team in late 2012 having had the chance to teach at primary, secondary and third level and to work across the public, private and voluntary sectors. Working with JAI’s board of directors and an experienced … Read More