Meet the Team

We are currently building the team at Galway 2020. The team, led by our Chief Executive, Hannah Kiely, is responsible for delivering Galway 2020, a European Capital of Culture, that enables the creation of more vibrant cultural communities. Hannah and her executive report to the 15-member Board of Directors.



Hannah Kiely

Chief Executive

Tracey Nolan

PA to Chief Executive

Marilyn Gaughan Reddan

Programme and European Funding Manager

Damian Egan

Finance and Operations Director

Fintan Maher

Communications Director

Bridgette Brew

Head of Tourism Engagement

Jo Lavelle

Communications Content Specialist

Nollaig McGuinness

Community Engagement Coordinator

Cormac MacMahon

Videographer and Administration

Cepta O'Connell

Financial Controller

Sorcha Nic Aodha

Digital Communications Coordinator

Alan Kenn

Alan Kenny

Head of Human Resources

Ian Burke

Account Executive