John Ryan is Chief Executive Officer. Previously he led Great Place to Work Ireland for ten years and supported other affiliates around the globe. A former broadcast journalist and expert trainer he is well regarded on the international speaking circuit and a regular media contributor on Well-being, trust and organisational performance. John has been involved in a range of international transformation projects.
Outside of John’s passion for his work, his family take centre stage and he is never happier than when he is in his beloved home town of Bray, playing golf or walking the Wicklow Mountains with breath-taking views of the Irish Sea. A long suffering Arsenal fan he has been through the highs and lows supporting his team through thick and thin believing that loyalty is an underestimated quality that is at the basis of great relationships.
T. J. Byrne is Chief Operating Officer. For over 25 years he has been a Director of a number of start-ups in Training and Development, HR Consulting, Organisational Diagnostics and software development. He has worked as a consultant with leading global client organisations across a range of sectors throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia.
TJ has always had a love for adventure. Over the years he has canoed, climbed and scuba dived in many different countries, but caving has been his primary passion and was elected Chairman of the Speleological Union of Ireland on five occasions. Aside from outdoor pursuits, TJ has been a youth soccer coach with his local football club winning both League titles and Cups with teams from different age groups.
Peter Morris is Chief Marketing Officer. He worked for BT in Ireland for over 20 years until 2019. As Director of BT Consumer Peter led the Sales and Marketing operation in Northern Ireland and as Director of BT Ireland Corporate Services he was responsible for implementing a major people and culture transformation project, involving 2000 employees and running for over 4 years. Before joining BT Peter worked for Coca Cola.
He is very passionate about Hiking & Trekking and has completed the tough Mourne Seven Summits challenge on more than one occasion and completed the 131 kilometre Wicklow Way with John Ryan.
Doireann Gough graduated with a first class honours in a BSc in Psychology from the University of Groningen as well as completing an Erasmus programme in Trinity College Dublin. In a previous internship she co-authored a recently published paper with Dr. Gillian Murphy, lecturer in Applied Psychology at the University College Cork. When she is not busy writing and researching, she is keeping fit at the gym, going on long hikes or rambling around Cork in a wetsuit looking for new places to swim and go cliff diving. Volunteering is especially important to Doireann and is a volunteer for Children’s Charity Childline.
Charles Fair is Head of Insight. He played a key role in developing the Healthy Place to Work model and has held senior consulting and organisation development roles at Willis Towers Watson, Right Management and Peakon and spent three years as Head of Consultancy at Great Place to Work. He works with leadership and HR teams to design employee research programmes and turn HR and employee survey data into insight and action.
Aideen Waters is Head of Operational Support. She was formerly Operations Manager with Allianz Ireland and spent 8 years as Head of Client Services with Great Place to Work Ireland with responsibility for data protection and has built up great knowledge and expertise in this critical area.
Tove Griffin supports the global team in areas connected to Business Development and is specifically dedicated to supporting the UK market with Healthy Place to Work’s solutions and products.
She has worked as a consultant with leading global client organisations across a range of sectors throughout Europe, and has 15+ years experience of supporting small and large organisations’ on their transformation journey, through organisational diagnostic, advisory and consulting.
When she’s not working you’ll most likely find her with her daughters Erin and Lola, hiking through the nature reserves in her surrounding area, or reading a book whilst enjoying a glass of wine.