HR IR Governance Officer, BA (Hons), MBA, Assoc CIPD
Rachel, a graduate of the National College of Ireland, completed her undergraduate studies in Industrial Relations and Human Resources Management in 2000 and her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the South East Technological University in 2019. Ms. Byrne has almost twenty years experience working in human resources in the Education sector. Professionally, her role as the HR/IR Governance Officer in the Education and Training Boards Ireland (ETBI) is wide and varied but ultimately very rewarding. It facilitates and supports staff to develop professionally to lead and advance their roles in education, training, and youth work in Ireland. Her role is critical in attracting, recruiting, and retaining the highest possible calibre of staff to create a performing and diverse workforce. She is passionate about working with staff to promote a culture of equality, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of life in ETBI.
Patrice D. Gallagher
Human Resources Administrator, BA (Hons) M.Ed, Dip HRM
Patrice, a graduate from Maynooth University and St. Patrick’s College Carlow, holds a Professional Diploma in Human Resource Management, a Master of Education in Adult and Community Education, and a BA Honours in Social Care. She has a long history of Adult Education in the training and employment sector spending many years promoting and managing student work placements and employment for people with additional support needs. Patrice has an excellent track record in job placement and retention and this experience has provided a wealth of knowledge for working in the Human Resources department. It has also provided Patrice with a passion to ensure a high rate of employee satisfaction in the workplace with a particular interest in staff wellbeing and Equality, Inclusion and Diversity.