Catherine Hogan

BComm, MBS, Chartered FCIPD, MSc

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HR Manager

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Catherine joined IES as a Research Fellow in January 2019. Her research interests are wide, including  wellbeing at work, employee engagement, leadership and senior team effectiveness, international employment trends, and HR function effectiveness. Since joining IES her early work has explored a range of issues including talent pipelines, innovations in recruitment and retention, and supporting people re-joining the workforce after a career break.

Catherine has two Masters Degrees, in Business and in Experimental psychology. The latter involved using a range of quantitative and qualitative research techniques to investigate, analyse and report results on psychological questions. She is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Previously Catherine worked in a range of HR roles within the international financial and non-profit charity sectors.  Her HR experience includes strategic change projects and restructurings, including privatisation and management buyout. She has managed teams to provide strategic and operational HR support within a range of business settings.



University of Sussex MSc, Experimental Psychology
2005 Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Fellow
1993 UCD Smurfit Business School MBS, Finance
1990 University College Dublin BComm


2014 Head of HR and Administration, International HIV/AIDS Alliance
2005-2007 HR Director, Actis LLP
2002-2005 HR Manager, Commonwealth Development Corporation
2001 HR Consultant, Lazard
1997-2001 Vice President, Merrill Lynch Europe
1995-1997 HR Manager, Lifetime Assurance (Bank of Ireland Group)
1986-1995 HR Advisor, Irish Life Assurance


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