Operations Team

Helping achieve Digital Manufacturing Excellence in Ireland

Bill O'Leary

General Manager

Before joining CONFIRM in April 2018 Bill was a Senior Manufacturing Operations Director with over twelve years operations experience and full P&L responsibility for Global multi-sites operations in minerals processing and renewable energy with a turnover in excess of €100M. Holding a PhD, MBA, B.Sc, Six Sigma Black Belt and a certified Quality Auditor, he is recognised as highly communicative, a clear thinker with a strategic nous, trustworthy, innovative, analytical and highly motivated.

Lise-Ann Sheahan

Funding Manager

Lise-Ann has previously worked with Limerick City & County Council and the University of Limerick in roles which include Funding Proposal Manager and Project Developer working in areas of Economic and Physical Development. Lise-ann has considerable experience with European and National funding and an established network of potential funding proposal partners at home and abroad.

Trish Bourke

Reporting, Compliance & Accounting Manager

Having joined the University of Limerick in 2002 coming from Industry Trish Bourke has worked in the Research Finance Department of the University of Limerick for the past 16 years where she provided a range of financial services, support and advice to the Research community within UL and also externally to the funding agencies, HEI’s and Industry partners to the University.

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