Darren Ryan

Chief Executive

Darren is responsible for the overall leadership and vision of the organisation. He provides the strategic direction to ensure SEI successfully achieves its mission, to support high-potential social entrepreneurs to tackle Ireland’s social problems.

Darren is responsible for the overall leadership and vision of the organisation. He provides the strategic direction to ensure SEI successfully achieves its mission, to support high-potential social entrepreneurs to tackle Ireland’s social problems.

Sara Dennedy

Director of Impact

Sara leads the design and direction of our support programmes under Spark, Seed and Scale, ensuring social entrepreneurs receive the highest quality supports, from start-up to scale-up.

Sara leads the design and direction of our support programmes under Spark, Seed and Scale, ensuring social entrepreneurs receive the highest quality supports, from start-up to scale-up.

Jovana Jovanovic

Selection Executive

Jovana manages the SEI selection process to ensure SEI identifies the highest-potential social entrepreneurs to support in the Academy and Awards programmes.

Jovana manages the SEI selection process to ensure SEI identifies the highest-potential social entrepreneurs to support in the Academy and Awards programmes.

Siobhán O'Keeffe

Director of Operations

Siobhán leads on the organisation’s operations and systems, supporting the team to ensure we are the best run organisation that we can possibly be. This includes managing the team’s overall development to achieve strategic goals.

Siobhán leads on the organisation’s operations and systems, supporting the team to ensure we are the best run organisation that we can possibly be. This includes managing the team’s overall development to achieve strategic goals.

Ronan Lynagh

Programmes Manager

Ronan manages the Academy and Awards Programmes

Ronan manages the Academy and Awards Programmes

Robbie Semple

Scale Manager

Robbie runs the scale programme at SEI. He supports high potential social entrepreneurs to prove their ideas at a national scale and build sustainable organisations.

Robbie runs the scale programme at SEI. He supports high potential social entrepreneurs to prove their ideas at a national scale and build sustainable organisations.