CEO & General Manager
Peter Brabazon, CEO and General Manager, Specialisterne Ireland.
Peter is a Dubliner, and an electrical engineer with a diploma in Business Strategy. He is married with three sons, one of whom has Asperger autism.
In 2012 after 35 years in communications, industrial energy conservation and education Peter became a founder and the General Manager of Specialisterne Ireland, CLG, a social enterprise company and charity.
Emma is the Junior Business Manager with Specialisterne Ireland and is responsible for supporting business needs in addition to providing some assistance to the assessment and support of our candidates, their managers and mentors.
Emma has a background in Psychology and has completed an M.sc. in Behavioural Analysis. She has several years experience managing Autism services and supporting individuals on the Autism spectrum and their families to reach their goals.
Noreen is the operations lead for Specialisterne Ireland and is responsible for assessing candidate needs, working with candidates on an individual basis to develop skills necessary for employment and providing ongoing support to candidates in the workplace
Noreen has a background in psychology and has completed an MSc in Psychological Science. She has several years of experience in the area of research and implementation of interventions to improve communication skills in people on the autism spectrum.
Assessment & Support Executive
Adie is responsible for CV preparation, assessment of candidate needs, working with them on a one to one basis to aid them to develop skills for employment as well as supporting our candidate to be successful in the workplace.
Adie has a background in Psychology and has completed an MSc in Social Policy. She has several years previous experience working with both adults and children on the autism spectrum helping then to reach their potential.
Junior Assessment & Support Executive
Assessment and Support Executive: Aoife is responsible for supporting candidates to create up-to-date, professional CV’s as well as assessing the supports needed for candidates and supporting them in the workplace.
Aoife is a recent MSc Work & Organisational Psychology graduate with a background in Social Care and has experience working with people on the autism spectrum in a variety of settings to help them gain skills necessary for independence.
Employment Training & Well-being Executive
Disha is responsible for providing on-going support to our candidates, their managers and mentors to ensure smooth transition of candidates into their new organisational roles and to make it a successful experience for both. She also looks after the administration of Specialisterne Ireland.
Disha has completed a postgraduate degree in Psychiatry and an MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology. She has several years of experience in the field of psychology; working as a Special Needs Assistant, Counsellor and a Trainer.
Terry supports our candidates in the Munster region. She is responsible for the assessment of candidate needs, working with them on a one to one basis to aid them to develop skills for employment. She provides on-going support for our candidates placed in employment roles to make the experience a positive one for all involved.
Terry has a BSc in Business and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. She worked in finance in the Pharmaceutical industry before moving into the training and recruitment sectors.
Susan is responsible for supporting our candidates to settle into their new employment roles. She also provides ongoing support to both our candidates and their managers to make the experience a positive on for all involved.
Susan has a background in Psychology, HR and Recruitment, and, Life Coaching. Susan has several years of experience employed in HR roles.
Brian is a recent BSc Computer Science graduate from DIT and is skilled in the areas of Software and Web Development. He is responsible for providing IT support to the Specialisterne Ireland team. Brian is also responsible for the redesign and upkeep of the Specialisterne Ireland website as well as for producing graphic and video content for our online presence.