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.
Having studied tourism in DIT Joanne began her career in the travel industry in Tavelcare. From there she took a position in Failte Ireland and was involved in the promotion of Tourism in Ireland at National and International levels. She spent over 10 years in Aer Lingus initially working in Sales and Marketing but mainly in the Human Resources department of the airline focusing on Recruitment, Training & Staff Development. Joanne is extremely passionate about customer service in the Travel and Tourism industry and tutors in Tourism and Travel, Tour Operations, Airline Studies, Customer Service and Communications.