Board Members

Maura Moran

Maura Moran
RGN.RM.RPHN.BN (Hons) MSc Hons LLM Hons International Human Rights Law.
Voluntary CEO of i4Life

Co- Founder and voluntary CEO of i4Life an NGO providing care to children and provision of Primary Health Care Services in Zambia.

Registered PHN,RM,RN  Dual masters qualified including  Masters in International Human Rights Law, with 30 years professional experience.

Extensive training and teaching experience. Doctoral Candidate at the UCD (Submission of thesis in September,2023.

Roisin Molloy

Roisin Molloy
Chairperson

Roisin is Managing Director of Merck Healthcare In Ireland. She is a registered nurse and midwife and was Clinical Nurse Manager in St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin for 10 years as an Oncology Nurse Specialist. Roisin then provided oncology  care in the home where her specialist skills enabled her to administer chemotherapy to clients at home. She also worked in a sales role in Baxter Healthcare for a number of years prior to joining Merck in 2004. Roisin is an active member of the Corporate Social Responsibility  Division of Merck and Co- chair of their Rainbow Network. She is also a member of the Dublin Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association and a member of the strategy board of the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association. Since 2007, Merck has been supporting the WHO in the fight against schistosomiasis with the Merck Praziquantel Donation program and to date, more than 74 million patients in total in 23 African countries have been treated.
Dr Kevin Connolly

Dr Kevin Connolly

Dr. Kevin Connolly is a retired Paediatrician. Kevin has developed Immunisation Training Programme. Member of NIAC (National Immunisation Advisory Committee Ireland) on which he chairs the Paediatric sub-committee. Kevin is a member of the Advisory Committee for Human Medicines of the Irish Medicines Board and the Irish Representative on the Paediatric Committee of the European Medicines Committee. Kevin is Medical Director of i4Life since it’s inception, and has worked in a shanty town in Zambia for short periods 2-3 times per year since 2010.
Carmel Whiriskey

Carmel Whiriskey
Fertility Nurse Specialist, RM, RGN

Carmel currently works with a progressive and dynamic IVF unit based in Galway City where her specialties include ultrasound scanning, venepuncture and co-ordination of Client care. Working with Mothers and their partners, Carmel is committed to Health Education including the promotion of vaccinations in the Infant.
Joan Whiriskey

Joan Whiriskey
Voluntary i4Life Company Secretary

Joan began working as an Administrator with i4Life since 2012. Joan has a background in Administration from the private sector. As an Administrator, Joan supports and assists the i4Life Team with the day to day office administration duties. Joan has now incorporated the role of the Company Secretary as part of her duties
Grace Sweeney

Grace Sweeney

Grace has a BA degree in Applied Social Studies and she works part-time with adults with intellectual disabilities since 2004 in Tuam, Co. Galway. She supports i4life on a voluntary basis with office administration.
Sinead O'Mahoney

Sinead O’Mahony
Voluntary Nutrition Advisor i4Life

Sinead is a Registered Dietitian with an MSc in Public Health and Health Promotion from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Sinead has worked in regulatory, clinical, research and humanitarian nutrition for ten years. Sinead currently works for the Food Safety Authority of Ireland in the Public Health Nutrition Team. Prior to this Sinead worked as a Nutrition Manager and Advisor with Concern Worldwide and GOAL Global. During this time Sinead worked in both humanitarian and development nutrition sensitive and specific programme across East Africa, the Middle East and Central America. Sinead has a particular interest in programming to address the underlying determinants of malnutrition to address the root causes as well as providing high quality services for the identification and management of acute malnutrition across all vulnerable group’s including infants, young children, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women and the elderly. Sinead joined i4Life in 2018 as a voluntary Nutrition Advisor and supported i4Life in securing a significant grant form Irish Aid.
Sinead O'Mahoney

Nixon Miyoba

Nixon Miyoba is a Lecturer of Clinical Nutrition at The University of Zambia and holds a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Kenyatta University, Kenya and a PhD student at the University of Zambia. He has worked in the Public Service in Zambia under the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and under the Ministry of Health. Nixon has authored several scientific publications and an is author of childrens nutrition books.