Lucinda Creighton

Lucinda Creighton

CEO

Lucinda is the CEO of Vulcan Consulting and prior to this, she was the Irish Minister for European Affairs from 2011 to 2013, encompassing the 2013 Irish Presidency of the Council of the EU. Read more

Ann Kelly

Ann Kelly

Special Adviser

Ann has built up a wealth of experience in the field of public affairs consultancy, having previously worked with the European Commission in Brussels in the area of SMEs and in Dublin on industrial relations policy and social partnership. Read more

Avril Doyle

Avril Doyle

Special Adviser

Prior to joining Vulcan Consulting as a Special Advisor, Avril had an extensive political career as an elected public representative both nationally and internationally from 1974 to 2009: in local government; as Mayor of Wexford; as a member of the Irish Parliament, Senator and Minister in successive Irish governments. Avril spent 10 years as an MEP in the EPP group as Leader of the Irish Delegation. Read more

Catherine Bent

Catherine Bent

Special Adviser

Catherine is a Chartered Director with Non-Executive Directorships and acts as a Special Advisor to Vulcan Consulting Read more

Una O'Dwyer

Una O'Dwyer

Special Adviser

Una has extensive experience working within the European Union institutions, having spent 23 years in the Secretary-General of the European Commission, responsible for relations with the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers in general and the EU decision-making procedures. Read more

Michael D'Arcy

Michael D'Arcy

Special Adviser

Michael D'Arcy has extensive experience in public affairs. He has had a number of EU and global roles such as the Public Affairs Director for International Express Carriers Conference. Read more

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

Chairman, Special Adviser

Paul is Chairman of Vulcan Consulting Ltd. and serves the company also as Special Adviser. Paul was a long-serving member of both the Upper and Lower Houses of the Irish Parliament (Senate and Dáil). Read more

Robert O'Reilly

Robert O'Reilly

Strategic Counsel

Robert is the Strategic Counsel at Vulcan Consulting. He is a legal and public affairs specialist with over 10 years' experience. Prior to joining Vulcan Consulting he was Director of the Cicero Group Dublin office. Read more

Marykate Collins

Marykate Collins

Account Director

Marykate is an Account Director with Vulcan Consulting.  She manages political, policy and regulatory outreach for several of our clients in the Healthcare, Financial Services, Technology and Security and Defence spheres.  She also provides strategic counsel to executive leadership teams on political and regulatory engagement.   Read more

Keith Hoare

Keith Hoare

Account Director

Keith is an Account Director with Vulcan Consulting where he provides strategic advice to clients exposed to government and regulatory affairs challenges across the EU. Prior to joining the team at Vulcan Consulting he served as a Senior Client Relationship Manager with the Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) where he advised financial services clients on legal, economic and regulatory affairs. Read more

Deirdre Lee

Deirdre Lee

Executive Office Manager

Deirdre is the Executive Office Manager at Vulcan Consulting and works very closely with our CEO. Read more

Anna Spitzfaden

Anna Spitzfaden

Account Executive

Anna Spitzfaden is an Account Executive for Vulcan Consulting. She has considerable experience working for different NGOS both in Europe and the United States in research, marketing and communications. Read more

Kevin Butler

Kevin Butler

Account Executive

Kevin Butler is an Account Executive for Vulcan Consulting. He has gained valuable experience working in research and policy in both the public and private sectors concerning Ireland and the European Union Read more