Maeve Bateman (Director)
Maeve Bateman has worked on issues of social justice, both local and global, for more than ten years, with a particular focus on achieving economic and social rights and ending inequality. Prior to coming to DDCI she worked with Christian Aid's Middle East programme supporting civil society organisations to achieve their policy goals on issues including tax justice and employment rights. She has also worked with organisations including Christian Aid Ireland, Trocaire, and the United Nations in Ethiopia. She holds an undergraduate degree in history from Trinity College Dublin and an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Oxford.
Éilis Ryan (Global Citizenship Coordinator)
Éilis is Financial Justice Ireland's Global Citizenship Coordinator. She has worked in human rights, international development and global citizenship education for the past 15 years. She holds an MA in International Politics with a focus on trade policy and has in the past worked in Peru, Timor-Leste and in Ireland with the United Nations, Trócaire and a number of small charities.
Ashley Westpheling (Development Education Officer)
Ashley has worked on a wide range of issues related to education and youth engagement for the past 5 years with FJI, Amnesty International, Plan International, and Habitat for Humanity. She recently earned a MSc in International Humanitarian Action specialising in Forced Migration from University College Dublin. She has also previously served as a classroom teacher of both English and Sculpture in Switzerland and the Czech Republic.