SharingPoint is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors with a broad range of professional, commercial and industrial experience.
Aidan Horgan joined the SharingPoint Board in June 2019. Aidan has held a number of Senior Manager and Executive roles within 33 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry. His roles have included Head of Life Operations within Bank of Ireland Life, Operations Director with the Capita Group responsible for the Zurich International Business, and currently COO for Spry Finance. Aidan brings extensive stakeholder, project and operations management experience to the Board.
Mary held a number of Senior Executive positions with the Bank of Ireland Group, prior to the formation of her own company, Perfect Fit Recruitment. Her key Executive roles included responsibility for Information Technology Support, Operations Management, Contact Centre Management and IT Infrastructure Outsourcing. Mary brings her strong interpersonal capability and negotiation skills, in addition to her deep financial services expertise, to the recruitment sector.
Elizabeth Jenkins, M.I.A.C.P. M.G.W.I.I. Integrative Counsellor Psychotherapist & Supervisor.
Elizabeth has over 25 years experience working with groups creating, facilitating and delivering courses on many levels of personal development, self-esteem and inner child. In recent years Elizabeth’s main body of work has been working with survivors of historical physical emotional and sexual abuse. Elizabeth works in private practice as an Integrative Counsellor Psychotherapist & Supervisor.
Seamus is a community support assistant in the disability sector and has spent the last 17 years working in social care supporting clients to reach their full potential. He has been associated with Sharingpoint for the past 7 years and has found it to be a life changing experience and will bring this unique and important perspective to his board membership.
Susie Markey is a compliance professional working in the financial services industry. During her career she has also worked in internal audit, operations management and project management roles. She has extensive experience in overseeing internal operating controls, processes and practices and is a Certified Ethics and Culture Advisor and Licentiate of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland. Susie joined the SharingPoint Board in 2017.
Padraig is the co-founder and Chief Executive of SharingPoint and has over 30 years continuous experience in working with people affected by addiction, mainly through group work. He has been with SharingPoint since its foundation in 2002. He facilitated addiction recovery groups in the Rutland Centre for the previous 12 years.
Padraig is an accredited member and past Chairman of Addiction Counsellors of Ireland. He holds a distinction in his degree in Addiction Studies and has attended numerous educational seminars and training programmes on counselling / psychotherapy / addiction and group facilitation.
Up to 2008, prior to taking up the position as full-time CEO of SharingPoint, Padraig worked as a senior Human Resource professional in Bank of Ireland in a career spanning twenty two years.
Our accredited counsellors are deeply experienced and are held to the highest professional standards which include the requirement to;
Our approach to date is to train suitable former clients to become the facilitators of our recovery groups. This practice ensures that all facilitators have extensive personal experience in addiction recovery and fully understand how we work with our clients.
Each facilitator is bound by a set of stringent requirements which include:
All SharingPoint facilitators are fully covered by Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance.