IPU Staff

IPU Staff

Sharon Foley

Secretary General

Roisin Molloy

Head of Membership & Operations

Roisin Molloy

Responsible for overseeing Membership, the Secretary General’s office and Garda Vetting. Secretary to Executive, PCC, CPC and EPC. 

Derek Reilly

Head of Contracts

Derek Reilly

Responsible for all remuneration and pharmacy contract related issues and resolution of reimbursement disputes 

Jim Curran

Director of Corporate Affairs & Education

Jim Curran

Oversees the Communications Department and the Training and Education Department.  Responsible for developing and monitoring the IPU's strategy. 

Clare Fitzell

Head of Professional Services

Ciara Enright

Head of Finance

Ciara Enright

Secretary to Finance Committee. Responsible for management and reporting of all the finances of the IPU and IPU Services Ltd. Assists members with taxation and accountancy problems. 

Susan O’Dwyer

Head of Governance and Pharmacy Services

Susan O’Dwyer

Head of Governance and Pharmacy Services

Alan Reilly

Head of Information & Digital Strategy

Alan Reilly

Responsible for the overall ICT function of the IPU and, as secretary to the IT Strategy Group, implementing the IPU ICT Strategy which includes participating in the national eHealth agenda.

Alma Barr

Education Coordinator

Alma Barr

Responsible for the administration and coordination of IPU Academy. 

Patrice O’Connor

Reception and Facilities Manager

Patrice O’Connor

Responsible for reception and provides support on members queries. 

Nadia Cashin

Finance & Membership Executive

Nadia Cashin

Responsible for membership administration and the processing of income and expenditure. 

Aisling Walsh

Administrative Executive

Aisling Walsh

Provides administrative support to the Secretary General’s Office, Contracts and Professional Departments.  

Zrinka Bulj

Claims Analyst

Zrinka Bulj

Supports members with reimbursement, remuneration and other contractual queries or issues, pharmacy security as well as collating and disseminating information on stolen and/or forged prescriptions. 

Joyce Mulpeter

Member Relationship Manager

Joyce Mulpeter

Responsible for member engagement and support, calling to pharmacies throughout the regions, helping to identify and resolve any issues or concerns that members have.  

Susan McManus

Training Manager

Susan McManus

Responsible for creating the strategy and coordination of education and training for pharmacy personnel, specifically, pharmacy technicians, and medicines counter employees. Also, manages/supervises assessor team, awarding bodies and students. In addition, responsible for researching, selecting and promoting training courses for upskilling all pharmacy personnel. Advises members on HR matters. 

Janice Burke

Education Coordinator

Janice Burke

Responsible for the administration and coordination of IPU Training Unit. This covers the Pharmacy Technicians, Medicines Counter Assistant, Pharmacy Interact and (CPD) for Qualified Pharmacy Technicians courses and consulting with the Education Training Boards (ETBs).   

Lara Marín

Professional Services Pharmacist

Lara Marín

Responsible for the promotion of pharmacy services, supporting the pharmacy profession, and also supporting the profession with matters relating to the Pharmacy Regulator (PSI). 

 

Susan O’Donnell

Professional Services Pharmacist

Susan O’Donnell

Responsible for the promotion of pharmacy services, supporting the pharmacy profession, and also supoorting the Influenza and COVID-19 vaccination services.  

Fiona Hannigan

NHPC Manager

Fiona Hannigan

Responsible for the ongoing development, management and day-to-day administration of the National Health Products Catalogue (NHPC) while ensuring compliance with international standards

Gerardine Gahan

Medicines Information Pharmacist

Gerardine Gahan

Responsible for providing medicines information to IPU members and for maintaining and verifying the professional aspects of the NHPC, including ATC Classifications, Warnings and Counselling Codes. 

Tara Kelly

Medicines Information Pharmacist

Tara Kelly

Responsible for providing medicines information to IPU members and for maintaining and verifying the professional aspects of the NHPC, including ATC Classifications, Warnings and Counselling Codes. 

Diana Pavel

Communications & Marketing Executive

Eilish Barrett

NHPC Administrator

Eilish Barrett

Responsible for the daily updating of the NHPC and the dissemination of Product File related information to members. Deals with products in short supply. 

Kelly Toland

NHPC Administrator

Kelly Toland

Responsible for the daily updating of the NHPC and the dissemination of product file related information to members. Deals with discontinued products. 

 

Toni Urena

IT Consultant

Toni Urena

Responsible for all internal IT operations, infrastructure, and development projects. 

Jonas Luis Schweizer

IT Systems Administrator

Jonas Luis Schweizer

Responsible for all IPU systems and day-to-day IT support. 

Gloria Carrillo Sierra

Website Administrator

Gloria Carrillo Sierra

Responsible for managing IPU website, analysing and improving its usability.