Our Leadership Team
Having begun his career in Communications Niall has been a leader in the not-for-profit sector in Ireland for many years. Previously CEO of the Irish Youth Foundation he was appointed to his position in World Vision Ireland in 2018. He is passionate about ensuring that donors’ generosity provides the best possible opportunities for children, young people and communities around the world; and nurturing the great team of people working in World Vision Ireland to make this happen.
Danny joined World Vision Ireland from the tech industry where he was the Director of Growth and held responsibility for proposing, developing, and implementing growth infrastructure.
Prior to this, Danny spent over 6 years working with the Irish Red Cross (IRC) where he held the position of Fundraising Corporate Manager before becoming their Head of Fundraising and Commercial Services. Some of his key achievements while with the IRC include developing and growing the supporter base by while reducing administrative costs. Danny also has a strong background in raising income from major and corporate donors.
Danny has also served in the Defence Forces and served on Irish and UN Peace Missions overseas. He sits on several charity boards.
Operations and Finance Director
Clodagh joined World Vision Ireland in 2017 as Financial Controller and moved to her current role in June 2018. She and is a CPA qualified accountant, EPS qualified Emergency Manager and CILT qualified Humanitarian Logistician, ex DCU and Maynooth University. She is also a registered City of Dublin CDVEC teacher. Prior to joining World Vision Clodagh has previously worked with CLM (Community Law & Mediation) in Ireland, Reconnaissance in Haiti during Hurricane Matthew & Goal in Sierra Leone during the 2015 Ebola outbreak. Clodagh has also worked in financial management roles in the private sector including Microsoft, J2, Ebay & AOL.
Communications & Public Engagement Director
Fiona O’Malley is the Director of Communications and Advocacy for World Vision Ireland. She previously worked as the Head of Communications for CMRF Crumlin. She has over 12 years’ experience in Communications, having worked for USI, The Sunday Times, VOGUE, and The Connacht Sentinel. She has a keen interest in sustainability, women’s rights, children’s rights, and environmental justice. She sits on the board of the Smock Alley theatre and is doing the BL degree part-time in King’s Inns. She holds a BA International from NUIG, a cert in Justice from Harvard University, and the Diploma in Legal Studies from King’s Inns.
Maurice Sadler is World Vision Ireland’s Programmes Director and has overall responsibility of WV’s development and humanitarian Programmes. He is a development specialist with a background in programme management including climate justice, health, nutrition and livelihoods programmes. Maurice has worked at senior management level for the last 13 years managing both Non-governmental and government development programmes in Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania. Prior to joining World Vision Ireland, he was Deputy Director of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Studies from NUIG and a Masters in Development Studies from UCD.