Our Team Archive - Hartley People

Our Team

Fergal Hartley


Fergal Hartley co-founded Hartley People in 2001. He has worked in Recruitment, Training and Outplacement since 1998 and has developed a wealth of experience in the industry. Fergal has a degree in Business Studies from the University of Limerick and commenced his career in Project Engineering / Management in the manufacturing sector.

Roisin Hartley


Roisin Hartley co-founded Hartley People in 2001. Roisin began her career in Recruitment and Training in 1998 when she set up a contract/temp recruitment agency in Waterford City. Over the last 10 years, she has developed a wealth of experience in both recruitment and training and has a loyal customer base in the South East.

Fiona Hartley

Career Coach, Director of Career Services

Fiona joined Hartley People in 2008. She has an MSc in Personal and Executive Coaching from University College Cork. She is also a member of the British Psychology Society and registered to administer many types of aptitude and personality tests.

Susan Whyte

Operations Manager

Susan joined the team in 2003, originally as a Training Consultant but subsequently progressed to Training Manager. Having recently completed a Degree in Education, Susan has vast experience of training delivery and planning; assessment compliance and quality controls systems. Susan is responsible for the training, development and progression planning for all staff in Hartley People

Edel Tobin

Marketing Manager

Edel, a former UK women’s magazine journalist, has amassed over 17 years’ marketing and communications experience across multiple sectors, including FMCG, sports and leisure and property, specifically for award-winning UK and international brands, She specialises in digital marketing and brand identity development and oversees marketing across all three divisons of the Hartley People Group –

Tricia Quinn

Operations Manager 3Sixty Recruitment

Tricia, a native of Waterford, joined our team last year and brings over 20 years’ experience across the Non-For-Profit sector.  She has held various roles from Training, Operations and Business Development where people and relationship skills were critical to success.  Based on her experience Tricia had built up a significant professional network over the years

Gillian Bailey

Operations Manager

Gillain joined Hartley People in 2016 as our Training and HR Officer. She has over 6 years experience as a Revenue Assurance and Reporting Specialist within the telecommunications industry and 7 years experience in HR and payroll within the health care sector.

Jessica Maher

Talent Specialist

Jess is a native of Wexford and specialises in the recruitment of Supply Chain and Production related roles.  A Hospitality graduate from WIT, Jess has worked within the Hospitality sector across a variety of roles from project management, process improvement and people management.  Jess is high energy and since joining the team in early 2021

Aisling Boland

Talent Specialist

Aisling, a Waterford native, specialises in the recruitment of hospitality, and sales/account executive roles. Aisling studied Journalism and Radio at Waterford College of Further Education and subsequently worked in a number of hospitality roles in the city, before joining Hartley People. Through her years as a hospitality manager, Aisling has established many relationships within the

Gregory Guzik

Talent Specialist

Greg Guzik joined Hartley People in April 2019 as a Talent Specialist recruiting for care of call centre roles, as well as quality (QA/QC), compliance and validation roles at all levels. Greg studied in Warsaw School of Economics, working in a call centre during his studies. He turned to recruitment after more than 12 years

Wendy Gaule

Accounts Administrator

Having previously worked with Mount Congreve Estate Limited for almost 25 years, Wendy developed a successful managerial career within an environment that encompassed separate companies and interests. In 2014 she joined Hartley People as an Accounts Administrator. Wendy has completed a Certificate in Information Technology – University of Cambridge.

Eddie Kiely

Recruitment Supervisor

Eddie joined the Hartley People team in July 2017. He has international experience in Telecommunications, Finance and IT sectors. Eddie Specialises in recruiting for Sales, IT and Training roles.

Deborah Flynn

Payroll Manager

Debbie joined Hartley people at the very beginning in 2001 as our Payroll Officer. She manages all aspects of temporary AND permanent employment contracts involving in excess of 500 staff. Debbie holds a Diploma in Legal Studies & Export Law from Waterford Institute of Technology, she is also an IAPA Certified Payroll Technician.

Ciara O Byrne

Finance Manager

Ciara is ACCA qualified with an Advanced Diploma in Business and Accounting. Having previously worked as Finance Manager for a large services company she joined Hartley People in 2007 and currently heads our Finance Division whilst also managing the investment portfolio for the Hartley People Group.