Our People

The Marine Institute celebrates the diversity of its people. In these video animations and Q&A profiles, our people share their study and career paths, the work they do at the Marine Institute and the important contribution their work delivers.

Click on each profile to read their story.

Adam Leadbetter, Marine Institute

Adam Leadbetter - Team Leader, Data Management

Alina Wieczorek, Marine Institute

Alina Wieczorek - Post-Doctoral Researcher, Fisheries Ecosystems Advisory Services 

Bernie Ni Chonghaile, Marine Institute

Bernadette Ni Chonghaile - EurofleetsPlus Project Administrative Coordinator

Caitriona Nic Aonghusa, Marine Institute

Caitriona Nic Aonghusa - Section Manager, Marine Spatial Planning and Marine Marine Strategy Framework Directives Policy Support and Coordination

David Reid, Marine Institute

David Reid - Principal Investigator

Debbi Pedreschi, Marine Institute

Debbi Pedreschi - Post-Doctoral Researcher, Fisheries and Ecosystems Advisory Services

Diego Pereiro, Marine Institute

Diego Pereiro Rodriguez - Postdoctoral Researcher

Edel O'Connor, Marine Institute

Dr Edel O'Connor - Business Development Manager, Irish Maritime Development Office

Francis O’Beirn, Marine Institute

Francis O'Beirn - Section Manager, Marine Environment and Food Safety Services

Glenn Nolan, Marine Institute

Glenn Nolan - Section Manager, Oceanographic and Climate Services

Grainne Ryan, Marine Institute

Gráinne Ryan - Fisheries Laboratory Analyst at Dunmore East, Waterford

Hazem Nagy, Marine Institute

Hazem Nagy - Post-Doctoral Researcher, Ocean, Climate and Information Services

Jonathan White, Marine Institute

Jonathan White - Team Leader, Demersal Fisheries

Julia Calderwood, Marine Institute

Julia Calderwood - Post-Doctoral Researcher, Fisheries, Ecosystems and Advisory Services

Keillan Clancy, Marine Institute

Keillan Clancy - Scientific and Technical Officer, Policy, Innovation and Research Support Services

Linda O'Hea, Marine Institute

Linda O'Hea - Section Manager, Fisheries Ecosystems Advisory Services 

Liz Ryder, Marine Institute

Liz Ryder - Scientific and Technical Officer, HYDO-Fish Project

Louise Healy, Marine Institute

Louise Healy - Scientific Technical Officer, Benthos Ecology

Macdara O Cuaig, Marine Institute

Macdara Ó Cuaig - Fisheries Liaison Team Leader, Fisheries Ecosystems Advisory Services

Michelle Geary, Marine Institute

Michelle Geary - Laboratory Analyst, Fish Health Unit

Patricia Orme, Marine Institute

Patricia Orme - Director of Corporate Services

Rosemarie Butler, Marine Institute

Rosemarie Butler - Scientific Technical Officer, Research Vessel Operations

Roxanne Duncan, Marine Institute

Roxanne Duncan - Scientific and Technical Officer, Fisheries Ecosystems and Advisory Services

Sinead Keaveney, Marine Institute

Sinead Keaveney - Team Leader, Shellfish Safety – Microbiology

Vera Quinlan, Marine Institute

Vera Quinlan - Marine Scientist, INFOMAR

Yvonne Bogan, Marine Institute

Yvonne Bogan - Quality Manager, Marine Environment and Food Safety Services