The WDC is made up of 7 members appointed by the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government. The Commission is supported by a committed team located in Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon F45 WY26


Mr. Paddy McGuinness

Acting Chief Executive

Mr. Ian Brannigan

Board Members

Mr. Michael Frain
Dr. Deirdre Garvey
Ms. Ann Higgins
Dr. Katie Sweeney
Mr. Eugene Lavin
Mr. Gerard Mullaney

Core staff

Clerical Officer – Caroline Coffey
Clerical Officer – Claire Normanly (Job Share)
Clerical Officer – Fiona Regan (Job Share)
Finance Officer – Marie Duffy
Investment Executive – Geraldine McLoughlin
Investment Manager – Gillian Buckley
Policy Analyst – Deirdre Frost
Policy Analyst – Helen McHenry
Policy Analyst – Pauline White
Head of Regional Development – Ian Brannigan
Regional Development Executive – Clodagh Barry
Regional Development Executive – Karen Sweeney
Regional Development Executive – GREBE EU Project Co-Ordinator – Pauline Leonard
Project Administrator – FREDE EU Project  – Mary Keaveney
Project Administrator – Creative Momentum EU Project – Silvia Guglielmini

Additional staff are engaged on fixed term or specified purpose contracts to facilitate atypical working arrangements, acting up arrangements and workload.

An Fhoireann

Tá CFI comhdhéanta de 8 bhall, ceaptha ag an Aire Comhshaoil, Pobal agus Rialtais Áitiuil. Tugann foireann thiomanta, atá bunaithe i mBealach an Doirín, Contae Ros Comáin, tacaíocht don Choimisiún. F45 WY26


An tUasal Paddy McGuinness


An tUasal Ian Brannigan


An tUasal Michael Frain
Iníon Deirdre Garvey
Iníon Ann Higgins
An Dochtúir Katie Sweeney
An tUasal Eugene Lavin
An tUasal Gerard Mullaney

An fhoireann lárnach

Oifigeach Cléireachais – Caroline Coffey
Oifigeach Cléireachais – Claire Normanly (Postroinnt)
Oifigeach Cléireachais – Fiona Regan (Postroinnt)
Oifigeach Airgeadais – Marie Duffy
Feidhmeannach Infheistíochta – Geraldine McLoughlin
Bainisteoir Infheistíochta – Gillian Buckley
Anailísí Beartas – Deirdre Frost
Anailísí Beartas – Helen McHenry
Anailísí Beartas – Pauline White
Bainisteoir Fhorbairt Réigiúnach – Ian Brannigan
Feidhmeannach Forbartha Réigiúnaí – Clodagh Barry
Feidhmeannach Forbartha Réigiúnaí – Karen Sweeney
Feidhmeannach Forbartha Réigiúnaí – GREBE EU 
Comhordaitheoir an Tionscadail – Pauline Leonard
Riarthóir an Tionscadail –Móiminteam Creative EU Tionscadail  – Silvia Guglielmini
Riarthóir an Tionscadail – FREDE EU Tionscadail  – Mary Keaveney