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Our Team

The GOAL family is made up of over 2,500 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

Our Global Leadership Team

GOAL's Global Leadership Team, led by CEO Siobhan Walsh, is responsible for delivering GOAL's organisational strategy across our HQ and country programmes.

Gabriella Prandini

Country Director, Zimbabwe
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Luigi Loddo

Country Director, Honduras
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Alphonsus Martyn

Director of Investigations
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Chris McElhinney

Regional Director, West and Southern Africa
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Philippa Sackett

Country Director, Malawi
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Lorraine Marriott

Regional Director, Middle East
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Dawit Beyene

Country Director, Sudan
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Jennifer Williams

Country Director, Uganda
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Jeannie Zielinski

Country Director, Syria
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David Kilcline

Interim Director of People and Organisational Development
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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.

Ronan Finn

Alan Brogan

Sonya O’Sullivan

Sinead Aherne

Rachel Allen

Jamie Heaslip

Paul Howard

David Clifford

Andy Lee

Jenny Murphy

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.