ROBIN WEBSTER -
CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR AGE ACTION IRELAND
Robin Webster has been the Chief Executive of Age Action Ireland since its establishment in 1992 as the independent national network on ageing and older people. Its main aim is to improve the quality of life of all older people, especially those who are most frail and vulnerable, by combating discrimination and promoting equality and diversity. He is a social science graduate, with post-graduate qualifications in education, social work and gerontology. He has wide experience of adult education, community development, social planning and social work through his professional and voluntary work. For over 25 years, his main interests have been ageing and older people with a particular interest in social policy. His previous positions include Director of AONTAS, the National Association of Adult Education in Ireland, Director of Age Concern Scotland, National Development Officer, Society of St Vincent de Paul in Ireland, Lecturer in Social Work, Trinity College, Dublin, Lecturer in Gerontology, the Open University in Ireland and HM Inspector of Schools (Further Education) in the Scottish Education Department.
LORRAINE DORGAN -
DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Lorraine Dorgan is Deputy Chief Executive of Age Action Ireland. She, along with the Chief Executive, Robin Webster started out as volunteers in establishing Age Action Ireland in 1992. She has a BA Hons degree through the Open University in Health & Social Care. She has wide experience in administration and finance, community development, HR, project development. She is a member of the Board of the Women’s Health Council. For the past 15 year her main interests have been ageing and older people with particular interest in the most disadvantaged.
EAMON TIMMINS -HEAD OF ADVOCACY & COMMUNICATIONS
Eamon Timmins is Head of Advocacy and Communications. A graduate of the College of Commerce Rathmines and the University of Leicester, he worked as a journalist for 19 years before joining Age Action.