Nadine is a Teaching Associate at Kimmage DSC. Nadine has spent 20 years working in HIV and global health with both United Nations and civil society agencies, as well as in academic institutions in Asia, Africa and her home country, Ireland. Nadine has a BSc in Social Science and an MSc in Global Health (Trinity College Dublin). She was a co-founder and Executive Director of Health and Development Networks and lived in Chiang Mai, Thailand for many years.
Most of her career has been spent working in the South – more recently she returned to Ireland and is currently Operations Director with the Irish Forum for Global Health based in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, giving her the opportunity to view development from the North. She brings to Kimmage and to teaching her commitment to transform the well-being of people living in poverty worldwide.
Her particular passion is working directly with communities. Nadine has specialist interest and expertise in policy and communication, dialogue and advocacy. She’s a highly skilled facilitator and manager, with the back-up of an international network of professional and personal contacts. Her abilities range from strategic planning, evaluation, innovative social and community engagement on health issues to scoping and programme implementation.