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.

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

Caoimhe Suipéil

Marketing Manager

Caoimhe graduated from University College Cork in 2013 with a Masters in Management and Marketing. Having worked in PR in Dublin for a year she returned to Waterford and joined Hartley People in 2014 on an initial project to manage the re-brand of the company.

Eamonn Hogan

Talent Specialist

Eamonn graduated in 2010 with a Degree in Business Studies specialising in Marketing. He has a wide range of experience across sales, customer service, insurance and banking having worked with companies such as Bank Of ireland and Cornmarket Financial Services. Eamonn specialises in recruiting for administration and IT roles.

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.

Laura Foskin

Recruitment Team Leader

Laura joined Hartley People in 2014 as a Talent Specialist and progressed to the role of Senior Talent Specialist in 2016. Having previously worked in recruitment and banking in Australia Laura returned to Ireland where she continued with her recruitment career in Dublin before joining Hartley People.

Fiona Hartley

Director of Career Services

Fiona joined Hartley People in 2008. She graduated from the University of Limerick in 1994 with a BSc in Production Management. She has worked in a number of roles (from production management to procurement to project management) and across a number of industries.

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.

Sara Brennan

Recruitment Team Leader

Sara joined the Hartley People team in early 2015 where she has progressed to the role of Senior Talent Specialist. She has over 8 years experience in Financial Services and Insurance and graduated with a Masters in Human Resource Management in June 2015.

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.

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.

Eddie Kiely

Talent Acquisition Specialist

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.

Eileen Kehoe

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Eileen joined Hartley People in November 2016. She has a Degree in Marketing and completed a Diploma in Digital Marketing in 2016. She has experience in Sales, Customer Service and Marketing having worked in the financial and food sector. Eileen specialises in the recruitment of Marketing, Construction, Customer Service and Administration roles.

Deirdre Enright

Business Manager - 3sixty

A graduate of UCC, Deirdre has an extensive management background having led Ladieswear, Childrenswear and Beauty departments in Brown Thomas Cork where she managed teams of up to 120 people, covering all aspects of HR, Finance, Project Management, Marketing, Eventing and Customer Service. After returning from the Middle East, she joined the Hartley People team in