Facilitating those on their path to recovery

Our Board of Directors

SharingPoint is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors with a broad range of professional, commercial and industrial experience.

Aidan Horgan (Chairperson)

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 Dillon (Company Secretary)

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.

Mary Woodnutt (Treasurer)

Mary Woodnutt is a retired Senior Manager with 40 years experience in the banking industry. Mary has successfully led both Cash and Clearing Operations across Ireland and the UK with large numbers of staff across multiple locations. She has led a number of operational programmes and projects involving extensive management of key external customers and stakeholders.

Kay Hanneffy (Board Member)

Kay Hanneffy is a HR Director. During her career she has been the Head of HR for a number of diverse businesses and has led a number of significant change programmes. Kay has been involved with SharingPoint since its inception and facilitated a weekly recovery group for a number of years. Her focus now is supporting the CEO on a broad range of strategic and operational agenda items.

Susie Markey (Board Member)

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.

Our CEO (Padraig Langan)

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

Our accredited counsellors are deeply experienced and are held to the highest professional standards which include the requirement to;

Our Facilitators

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:

  • Attendance at monthly supervision sessions with a Clinical Supervisor accredited by Addiction Counsellors of Ireland
  • Attendance at fortnightly professional development sessions
  • Attendance at ongoing training and development seminars
  • Compliance with all SharingPoint’s policies including the code of conduct and code of ethics adapted from those developed by Addiction Counsellors of Ireland

All SharingPoint facilitators are fully covered by Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance.