We have a small dedicated and energetic team

Helen Downes

Helen Downes

Chief Executive

Email: hdownes@shannonchamber.ie

Helen is responsible for the operational activities of the Chamber, working with the President and Board of Directors in developing the overall strategic plan of the Chamber and coordinating its implementation.

Lijana Kizaite

Lijana Kizaite

Office & Events Manager

Email: admin@shannonchamber.ie

Lijana  provides executive assistance to the CEO and looking after all Chamber activities including co-ordinating arrangements for Chamber events.

Deirdre Murphy

Deirdre Murphy


Email: accounts@shannonchamber.ie

Deirdre manages the accounting and finance functions in conjunction with the CEO.

Claire Quinn

Shannon Chamber Skillnet Manager

Email: cquinn@shannonchamber.ie

Claire manages Chamber’s Skillnet Network and is responsible for planning, organising and facilitating the delivery of Skillnet Ireland-funded training to member companies. Claire devises an annual programme of training to enable companies enhance employee skillsets.

Dympna O'Callaghan

Dympna O’Callaghan

Public Relations

Email: pr@shannonchamber.ie

Reporting to the CEO, Dympna is responsible for directing and implementing the Chamber’s public relations activities.

Eamon Ward

Eamon Ward


Email: info@eamonward.com

Mid-west based press and public relations/commercial photographer, and winner of 13 Press Photographer Association of Ireland Awards, Eamon provides photographic services for all our key events