Chief Executive Officer
Shane leads the MII Executive team and is responsible for the delivery of our strategy. He will champion our Purpose as we strive to “strengthen the standing of our profession and educate, enable and empower you as marketers at all stages of your career”. He brings a wealth of international experience and marketing expertise to the role, having held senior positions in marketing agencies and client companies for over 30 years. In additional, he has held positions including director of the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland, Visiting Professor at the University of Ulster, External Examiner at the TU Dublin and is a former President of IAPI.
Manager, Individual Membership
Rose Ellen Kavanagh
Rose Ellen is one of our long standing team members, having recently celebrated 25 years at MII. Rose Ellen’s experience spans various areas of the Institute, and is currently Manager of Individual Membership. Rose Ellen is in constant contact with members, ensuring they get the most from the opportunities of their membership. She has a career background in Sales and Marketing. Rose Ellen also looks after the requests for Transcripts of Education results, for the Graduateship in Marketing.
Corporate Membership Account Manager
Cecilia is part of the membership team, and looks after our growing list of corporate partners, who are mostly blue-chip companies with significant professional marketing teams. Cecilia has a career background in retailing, and as a long-serving staff member she has worked across various areas of the Institute, most recently in events where she became well-known to members.
Gráinne is a qualified IATI Accounting Technician with a broad-based financial career background mostly in the leisure and pharma sectors. Her role involves her in all of the Institute’s financial activities from preparation of financial statements to compliance.