Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Faculty staff

Academic staff

Thomas Kearns
Prof. Thomas Kearns
Executive Director

Thomas Kearns was appointed Executive Director of the Faculty in April 2014. Thomas is accountable for providing leadership and direction in the development and delivery of the key strategic and operational aims and objectives of the Faculty. Thomas is currently on secondment as the Interim CEO of the International Council of Nurses in Switzerland.

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Photograph Catherine Clune Mulvaney
Ms Catherine Clune Mulvaney
Acting Executive Director

Catherine was appointed to the role of Operations and Programme Manager in the Faculty in May 2015. She is the former Honorary Secretary of the Faculty Board. She manages and oversees all Faculty CPD Programmes and project management. Catherine is currently the Acting Executive Director while Thomas is on secondment.

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Maria Neary
Ms Maria Neary
Project Coordinator

Maria has co-ordinated several projects, nationally and internationally and has extensive experience in education and regulation. As Project Coordinator for the RCSI Aptitude Test, she is accountable for providing leadership and direction in the development and delivery of the test.

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Administrative staff

Photograph Pamela Peppard
Ms Pamela Peppard
Faculty Administrator

Pamela oversees the day-to-day running of the Faculty office including providing comprehensive administrative support to the Dean and Executive Director. Pamela is the main point of contact for the Overseas Aptitude Test. She also assists with the management of departmental budgets, Faculty website (internal and external) and social media.

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Ms Maria Fox
Faculty Administrator

Maria oversees the day-to-day running of the Faculty, providing support to Faculty projects and programmes. She is the secretary to the Board and is Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference Secretariat. Maria also coordinates all CPD programmes and courses in the Faculty along with the Fellowships and Conferring ceremonies.

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