The Committee

Yvette Moffatt - Chair

yvette moffattYvette Moffatt BSc is a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH).  Yvette has been a member of IOSH since 2007 and joined the Ireland East Branch as an Executive Committee member in 2012.  Yvette has worked in the Health and Safety field since 2003, and is currently the Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) based in Dublin. For further details on Yvette or to connect with her, please visit her LinkedIn page.




Ruth Donohoe - Vice Chair

Ruth DonohoeRuth Donohoe MSc, BSc is a member of IOSH since 2010 and a member of the Ireland East Branch Committee since 2012. Ruth has worked in the field of HSE since 2004, working in the hazardous waste industry and now in the petroleum bulk storage and distribution industry in her current role as HSE Manager for Top Oil. For further details on Ruth or to connect with her, please visit her LinkedIn page.



 Shane Lynam - Secretary

Shane Lynam

Shane Lynam MSc BSc is a Graduate Member of IOSH. Shane has been a member of IOSH since 2007, and joined the Eastern Ireland East Branch in 2015. Shane has worked in the Health and Safety field since 2006. For further details on Shane or to connect with him please visit his LinkedIn page.




 Nigel Start - Treasurer

Nigel StartNigel Start BE CEng MIEI CMIOSH RSP is a member of IOSH Council, a former member of the IOSH Ireland Executive Committee and a former Chair of the Ireland East Branch. Nigel is the founder the Western and North West Districts and has been an active member of IOSH Ireland and UK since 2005. He has also held the positions of Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. Nigel works in Project Safety Management with PM Group.



Sabine Mehler – Communications Co-ordinator

Sabine MehlerSabine Mehler BSc, is a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH). Sabine has been an active member of the Ireland East Branch since 2009, serving as Secretary for a number of years. Sabine began her career in Health and Safety in 2004. She is currently employed as the Health and Safety Officer in Cargotec Engineering Ireland. For further details on Sabine or to connect with her, please visit her LinkedIn page.



Victor Hyrmak – Committee Member

Victor HyrmakVictor Hrymak is a lecturer and course tutor for the MSc in Environmental Health and Safety at the Dublin Institute of Technology. He has been a risk practitioner and academic for over 30 years. During this time he has worked in a variety of public and private sector Environmental Health and Safety roles. These include inspection and enforcement roles in London, as well as the Fire Safety officer for Trinity College. He has also presented at National and European conferences.



Michael Walker - Committee Member

Michael Walker

Michael Walker BSc, Graduate Member of IOSH. Michael has been a member of IOSH since 2009 and joined the Eastern Branch in 2015. Michael has worked in the field of H&S since 2008 and is currently employed as a Health & Safety Manager for a landfill company, AGB holdings Ltd. For further details on Michael or to connect with him please visit his LinkedIn page.



Ruth Robertson - Committee Member

Ruth Robetson

Ruth Robertson MEngSc, BSc, Grad IOSH has been an IOSH member since 2015. Ruth has worked in Integrated Quality, Environment, Health & Safety (QESH) roles since 1998 working in the chemical, waste management and consultancy fields. She is currently working as a QESH consultant.


Denise Lynam - Committee Member


Amy Monagham - Committee Member


Brian Fitzgerald - Co-op Member

Brian Fitzgerald

Brian Fitzgerald Brian Fitzgerald MSc BSc is a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH), and also a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) in the US. Brian has been a member of IOSH since 2006, and joined the Ireland East Branch in 2013. Brian has worked in the Health and Safety field since 2005, and is currently the Regional EHS Manager with CBRE in Dublin. For further details on Brian or to connect with him please visit his LinkedIn page.


Linda Gill Ryan – Co-op Member

Linda Gill RyanLinda Gill Ryan is a Graduate Member of IOSH. Linda in the past served as an elected Committee Member of IOSH and joined the Ireland East Branch in 2015. Linda has worked in the Health and Safety field since 2004, and is currently Managing Director of Essential Health and Safety Training and Consultancy Ltd. For further details on Linda or to connect with her please visit her LinkedIn page.




Catherine Casey - Co-op Member

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