Organisation Chart

The National Disability Authority’s staff are:

Director: Dr. Aideen Hartney

Governance & Compliance Officer: Mr. Stephen Patten


Head of Policy, Research & Public Affairs: Dr. Rosalyn Tamming

    • Senior Policy / Public Affairs Advisor: Mr. Edward Crean
    • Senior Policy / Public Affairs Advisor: Mr. Dharragh Hunt
    • Senior Policy / Public Affairs Advisor: Ms. Susan Kennefick
    • Senior Policy / Public Affairs Advisor: Ms. Marion Wilkinson
    • Senior Research Officer: Dr. Carly Cheevers
    • Senior Research Officer (Economics & Statistics): Dr. David Hallinan
    • Senior Research Officer: Dr. Frances Hannon (part-time)
    • Senior Research Officer: Dr. Caroline O’Nolan (part-time)
    • Policy & Public Affairs Advisor: Ms. Maeve O'Reilly
    • Policy & Public Affairs Advisor: Ms. Janelle Veitch
    • Research Officer (Research & Data Analyst): Dr. Chloe Walsh
    • Research Officer: Ms. Cliona Doherty
    • Research Officer: Vacant
    • Administrative Assistant: Ms. Heather O’Leary
    • Administrative Assistant: Ms. Damhnait O'Malley (part-time) and Ms Cate Jennings (part-time)


Chief Officer, Centre for Excellence in Universal Design (CEUD) and Standards & Monitoring: Dr. Gerald Craddock

    • Senior Built Environment Advisor: Ms. Ruth O'Reilly
    • Senior Design Advisor: Mr. James Hubbard
    • Senior ICT Advisor: Dr. Donal Fitzpatrick
    • Senior Standards & Monitoring Officer: Mr. Dónal Rice
    • Senior Standards & Monitoring Officer/Senior Policy Advisor: Ms. Niamh Fawl
    • Senior Standards & Monitoring Officer: Ms. Áine Higgins Ní Chinnéide
    • Senior Standards & Monitoring Officer: Ms. Naomi Oldenburg
    • Standards & Monitoring Officer: Vacant

    • Standards & Monitoring Officer: Vacant

    • Administrative Assistant: Ms. Jacinta Byrne
    • Administrative Assistant: Ms. Linda Rowan
    • Administrative Assistant/Library: Ms. Emma Doyle
    • Administrative Assistant: Ms. Radwa Mostafa


Head of Corporate Services: Ms. Suzanne Lambe

    • Finance & Procurement Officer: Ms. Evelyn Wilde 
    • Executive Officer: Mr. Cormac McCarthy
    • Executive Officer: Ms. Sylvia O’Reilly
    • Administrative Assistant: Ms. Carmel Clarke (part-time) and Ms. Toni McDonald (part-time)
    • Receptionist/Switchboard/Library: Ms. Martina McTiernan (part-time)
    • Clerical Officer: Ms. Claire McGann