Meet the Team
At Portobello Institute we share a common commitment to quality, a structured approach to learning and a focus on industry links as well as care for the individual learners.
Our academic team along with programme managers and teaching staff are the heart of the college who inspire and support our students on a daily basis and throughout their educational journey with us. To ensure full relevant support for every learner we have a programme manager in place for every department. All with significant experience within their sector we are delighted to show just some of our dedicated team.
Aisling comes with a wealth of knowledge across generating risk assessments, safety documentation including RAMS, accident investigation, identifying and implementing training needs. Aisling enjoys all aspects of tutoring, especially getting students to ask and think and talk about various situations and also supporting many who may not have been in formal education for years.
For Edwin, he really enjoys sharing experiences and scenarios from his extensive experience with students and understands the importance of real life scenarios in a classroom setting in really striking a chord to those listening and try to develop their skillset within FM.
. Gerry has direct hands-on and tutoring experience of almost 20 years in the areas of Customer Service, Active Citizenship and Corporate and Social Responsibility and has studied Active Citizenship and Corporate and Social Responsibility at North Western University Chicago; Advanced Strategic Management and International Marketing at the International Management Development Institute, Geneva; Commerce
Eoin is the lead tutor for Facilities Management and brings years of construction experience, as well as 20 years of facility management experience in the industry, to the classroom. He takes an industry focused approach to learning and his experience allows him to cultivate rapport with students and develop course work and material based on practical experience in the workplace.
Mairéad lectures in People Management, Customer Service and Procurement modules of the BIFM and ILM Facilities Management Diploma at Portobello Institute and thrives working with learners to achieving their goals and assisting their progression within the FM and building services sector.