John is the project accountant responsible for cost monitoring and reporting on existing Catalyst Inc research & construction projects and for providing financial information to support new project business cases.
John has a BSc. in Biochemistry with a background in biotech research before becoming a CIMA qualified accountant in 2009. John has held various accounting roles for both public and private companies.
Shauna is responsible for employee resourcing, relations, performance management and talent management for Catalyst Inc. She joined our team in 2009 as PA to the CEO and Executive team. Her role moved into HR & Office Manager before evolving again in 2017 to become Associate Director of HR. She graduated with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in Advanced Human Resource Management.
Philip Maguire has been responsible for all of the finance, administration and company secretarial duties for Catalyst Inc’s portfolio of properties and entrepreneurial programmes since joining in 2007.
Philip has been a Finance Director at eircom, the telecoms incumbent in the Republic of Ireland, and the O’Kane Group of companies, the poultry processing and food distribution business. He has a degree from University College Dublin and is a chartered accountant.
Jenna is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant and graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2006 with a LLB Law Degree (2:1).
In 2006, Jenna started working for Moore Stephens as an Accounts Technician and studied IATI; Jenna completed her IATI studies achieving a distinction in 2008.
Jenna joined Catalyst Inc in 2009 where she is responsible for the preparation of the management accounts.
Roberta is our Receptionist/Admin Officer. She has worked at Catalyst inc for over 9 years and is your first point of contact when visiting us. Roberta also looks after any booking enquiries for our event space.
Carolynn joined Catalyst Inc in January 2013 as Project Accountant, mainly for the NorthWest project, before taking up her current position of Financial Controller in December 2014.
Carolynn graduated with a BSc in Accounting from Queen’s University, Belfast and a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Accounting from the University of Ulster before qualifying as a Chartered Management Accountant.
Carolynn has held various FC and FD roles, mainly within the IT sector, spanning both SME start up companies and blue chip PLC organisations.
Melanie joined Catalyst Inc in 2009 as the accounts assistant & is responsible for the day to day accounts.