John P. Murphy B.A., HDipEd., MSc. Management
John has extensive senior management experience across business, social enterprise and local development companies. He began his career in education and later moved to the private sector where he held sales and business development roles with Coca Cola HBC Irl. and Tennents Irl. Prior to his current appointment, he was Employment Services Manager with Northside Partnership. John has led Speedpak since 2003 during which time the Company has evolved significantly. It has grown its commercial businesses and profitability, increased it social impact and won numerous awards for social entrepreneurship. He is Secretary of the Social Enterprise Task Force where he is an advocate for promoting social enterprise in Ireland. Following Ministerial invitation he worked on the interdepartmental research group that informed the development of the first National Social Enterprise Policy in Ireland published in 2019 and launched in Speedpak Group. He is also a member of the Board of Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education ETB.
Edel Moloney BA., MSc. Organisational Psychology, MSc. Management, Reg.Psych.,Ps.S.I.
Change & Development Manager
Edel worked for many years in the financial sector both in Ireland and the UK where she specialised in providing advice and training to corporate and individual clients in relation to legal and compliance issues. Edel is a Chartered Psychologist with the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and is also a member of its division of Work and Organisational Psychologists (DWOP). She was appointed to the Psychologist Registration Board of CORU by the Minister for Health in 2016. She is currently Vice Chair of the Board of the Northside Counselling Service and a Trustee of the Pobal Pension Schemes comprising 60 individual company schemes.
Patrick McCarthy BB HRM, H. Cert. Business, Dip Management
Patrick joined Speedpak in 2005 as Operations Manager. Prior to his appointment he worked for a number of large international manufacturing companies such as Dataproducts, Hitachi and Ricoh where he held senior management positions. Having begun in manufacturing and distribution he later moved on to be responsible for operations. He has brought with him extensive commercial experience and knowledge gained over the years from working in these environments.
Sabrina McDonald Cert. Business Management
Assistant Operations Manager
Sabrina has been with Speedpak since 1999 and has been in her current management role since 2015. She brings extensive knowledge and experience of all aspects of manufacturing. She also brings considerable experience mentoring and supporting long term unemployed people in developing workplace skills and positive work behaviours. Sabrina has qualifications in Business Management, Mentoring and Health & Safety. She is a member of Speedpak’s Health and Safety Committee. She has been a lead player in the introduction and development of software systems to improve quality and productivity in the organisation.