Meet Our Team

Welcome.  We are very lucky to have a Team of professional, talented and experienced individuals, who contribute so much to our business.  We have the capacity and expertise within the team to meet the diverse range of challenges of our clients across all sectors. 

 margaret-considine-ceo-equita-consulting NAME: Margaret Considine

TITLE: CEO

PRACTICE AREA:  Investigations, Mediation and Training

EDUCATION:  First class BA degree in Management, MA in Conflict Resolution, Post-graduate Higher Diploma in Conflict and Mediation Skills, Post-graduate MSc in Management (Organisation Behaviour), Certified Master Trainer and Fás-approved trainer, Qualified and certified mediator [MII & CEDR], Post-graduate studies in Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School and The Kellogg School of Management, North Western University, USA, Published Author

PROFILE: Margaret Considine is a highly qualified management consultant and one of the country’s foremost experts in the field of Dignity at Work. She is CEO of EQuita Consulting Ltd, which she established in 2001. Margaret’s extensive work and her commitment to helping both employers and employees prevent and resolve workplace bullying and harassment, led to the publication of “Bullying and Harassment – Values and Best Practice Responses” which she co-authored in 2008. Now, four years on, Margaret’s commitment remains steadfast with the launch of WorkplaceBullying.ie. a unique site focused on providing information and services on workplace bullying and harassment.

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margaret-ramsey-senior-consultantNAME: Margaret Ramsey

TITLE: Senior Consultant

PRACTICE AREA: Executive Education, Investigations, Mediation & Training

EDUCATION: MA [Mediation & Conflict Intervention], H. Dip [Personnel Management], BA [French & English], Fellow [CIPD]

PROFILE: Margaret Ramsay is a senior HR practitioner with 30 years management experience of strategic HRM in Ireland and the UK. She has operational experience at the most senior level of all aspects of HRM and HRD, including staff development, employee relations, HR services, recruitment and selection and performance management.

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 caroline-gill-senior-consultant NAME: Caroline Gill

TITLE: Senior Consultant

PRACTICE AREA: Investigations, Legal, Conflict Resolution & OD

EDUCATION: MSc.[Organisation Behaviour], BA, Barrister at Law, Dip. Corporate Governance. Graduate Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow CIPD, Graduate Member Marketing Institute of Ireland, Graduate Member Public Relations Institute of Ireland

PROFILE: Caroline works with EQuita as an Investigator, Legal Advisor and OD Consultant. She is very practiced in employment law and HR related matters and has conducted multiple workplace investigations bringing best practice procedures with particular emphasis on the legal aspects to each and every case.

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 william-moloney-senior-consultant NAME: William Moloney

TITLE: Senior Consultant

PRACTICE AREA: Investigations & Mediation

EDUCATION: Fellow of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (FIIS)

PROFILE: William has spent forty years in Local Government administration and management, including Human Resources management.  He spent the final seven years of his Local Government career as Clare County Manager.  He is a trained Counsellor, Mediator and Investigator and has worked extensively in the areas of family counselling, human resources recruitment, mediation and investigation.

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 alan-howard-senior-consultantNAME: Alan Howard

TITLE: Senior Consultant

PRACTICE AREA: HR Strategy & Investigations

EDUCATION: Dip. [Personnel Mgmt], Dip. [Employment Law], Dip. [Business & Executive Coaching]. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (FCIPD).

PROFILE: Alan is a highly experienced HR professional, with a strong blend of strategic, general and operational skills combined with practical organisational change and employee engagement expertise.

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 cathy-farrell-senior-consultantNAME: Cathy Farrell

TITLE: Senior Consultant

PRACTICE AREA: HR Strategy & Investigations

EDUCATION: Dip. [Legal Studies], Post Grad Dip. [Healthcare Risk Management], Member CIPD, Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators – Level I & II

PROFILE: Cathy is a senior experienced HR professional having worked for over 20 years in the field of HR and related areas. She has worked in public sector, with SME’s and multinational environments and her career spans the healthcare, medical devices, FMCG and information technology sectors. She has wide ranging and practical experience of all principal HR disciplines within progressive and high growth business environments.

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tracy-tierney-case-managerNAME: Tracy Tierney

TITLE: Case Manager

PRACTICE AREA: Mediation, Investigation, Research and Note taking

EDUCATION: Certified Member of the Mediator’s Institute of Ireland, PGE Honours [Post Graduate Diploma in Education], BA Honours [Natural Science], Diploma Business Studies, JEB Diploma in. Teaching Information Technology

PROFILE: Tracy is experienced in a range of multinational and public sector organisations including I.T., education, telecommunications, healthcare and many Local Authorities as well as smaller, privately owned businesses across a wide range of sectors.

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julie-mcauliffeNAME: Julie McAuliffe

TITLE: Senior Consultant – Mediation & Conflict Resolution

PRACTICE AREA: Mediation & Conflict Resolution

EDUCATION: IMI BA Management Programme – First Class Honours, MSc Degree Mediation & Conflict Resolution, UCD

PROFILE: Julie McAuliffe is an accredited practitioner mediator of the Mediators Institute of Ireland since 1999 and has worked full time in this field since.  She obtained a Masters Degree in Mediation and Conflict Resolution in 2005 from UCD.  Julie is the Director of Conflict Positive which offers Mediation, Conflict Coaching and Mediation Training.  In addition to her own practice Julie also works for the Family Mediation Service and the Clanwilliam Institute of Family Therapy.  She mediates complex multi party disputes, as well as interpersonal misunderstandings, bullying and harassment issues and family disputes.

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susan-donohoe-manager-corporate-servicesNAME: Susan Donohoe

TITLE: Manager Corporate Services

EDUCATION: B. COMM, F.C.C.A

PROFILE: Susan brings a wealth of experience to her role as Manager of Corporate Services. She is a qualified accountant and most recently held the position of Financial Controller in industry for a period of 4 years up to 2011. In 2010 Susan was appointed a non-executive Director of Bus Eireann, a position she holds for three years.

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lyndsay-mason-NAME: Lyndsay Mason

TITLE: Executive Education Co-ordinator

PRACTICE AREA: Education and Office Management

EDUCATION: H. Dip. Psychology, BA Sports Management (UCD), currently studying H. Dip. Employment Law in UCD

PROFILE: Lyndsay joined our team in January 2011 following the completion of a Higher Diploma in Psychology. Having developed a keen interest in employment ethics and organisational conflict, Lyndsay is now gaining an in-depth knowledge of employment law through her studies – Higher Diploma in Employment Law in UCD.

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