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The GOAL Team

The GOAL family is made up of over 2500 individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, locations and disciplines. Everyday, our teams strive to support vulnerable and excluded communities in pursuit of a better world.

Combining knowledge and experience from within the humanitarian sector and many other fields, the team prioritises the safety and well being of all GOAL staff, our relationships with our partners and our work with the communities we serve

Senior Management Team

GOAL's Senior Management Team, led by CEO Siobhan Walsh, is responsible for delivering GOAL's organisational strategy.

Siobhan Walsh

Chief Executive Officer
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Mary Van Lieshout

Deputy CEO and Director of External Affairs
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Niall O’Ceallachain

Director of International Funding and Business Development
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Jean-François Forgeot d’Arc

Director of People and Organisation Development
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Alison Mitchell

General Counsel and Assistant Company Secretary
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Bernard McCaul

Acting Director of Programmes
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Janet Humphreys

Chief Technology and Business Development Officer
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Caroline Bocquel

Chief Financial Officer
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John Gowen

Director of Strategy and Special Projects
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Eamon Sharkey

Director of Fundraising & Marketing
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Denis O’Leary

Head of the Investigation Unit
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GOAL Ambassadors

GOAL is lucky to have the support of some of Ireland's greatest and best-known stars from across the sporting, media and literary world.

GOAL Ambassadors reflect the GOAL attributes and characteristics of leadership , commitment and resilience in the face of challenging circumstances and a deep commitment to equality for all.

You can find out more about our GOAL Ambassadors below.

Alan Brogan

Sonya O’Sullivan

Sinead Aherne

Rachel Allen

Jamie Heaslip

Paul Howard

David Clifford

Andy Lee

Jenny Murphy

Roisin Upton

Join our team

GOAL is recruiting

Would you like to use your talents to help GOAL in its mission? We live by our five core values - Humanitarianism, Courage, Integrity, Respect and Partnership - to help communities fight poverty and vulnerability.

If this sounds like you, and you would like to join our team, check our current vacancies.