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David Laird MBA

David is a highly experienced business leader with a track record of success in managing companies. Having previously managed one of the largest IT service providers in Ireland David brings a wealth of talent and knowledge to the management team. David has responsibility for managing the business of The Project Foundry. David is also involved in the provision of project and programme governance to the clients of The Project Foundry.

Geraldine Roche - Senior Project Manager

Geraldine is a vastly experienced business manager, IT professional, programme & project manager. Her experience covers operations, business development and marketing functions, built upon a strong foundation of technical skills and experience. Comfortable in leadership roles across cultural and geographic boundaries.

Declan Ryan - Managing Director

Declan has over 13 years' experience in the IT managed services sector with PMP credentials, having previously worked with leading IT services providers. Declan has been working as a project and programme manager for seven years. Prior to that Declan was an IT consultant with a variety of roles. A certified project management professional Declan has managed many complex projects in both Ireland and Australia.

Neil Beasley - Head of Sales & Commercial Director

With over 15 years of experience behind him, Neil is a highly professional addition to our team. Neil brings with him his outstanding skills in Relationship Management, Business Development, Service Delivery, Sales Management, and Partner Management, underpinned by his solid business acumen and a services sales driven approach. Neil's focus is on helping clients achieve their business goals, improving their organisation through the use of innovative solutions. "I believe in using highly personalised options to find the best solution for each client. This is to ensure our clients get the most value out of each interaction. I strive to provide a level of service for clients that is second to none!"

Joe Houghton - Head of Learning & Development

Joe Houghton is the Head of Learning & Development at The Project Foundry, regularly working with commercial clients, helping to develop internal project and programme management capabilities within organisations, enabling their staff through delivering formal training, alongside conducting mentoring and executive coaching.

Neil Smith - Head of Client Services

Experienced results driven Global Head with extensive Operations and Project/Program experience with a proven ability to improve all facets of Operations' Delivery. Managed a large multi-country/multi-cultural team to deliver with efficiency to very challenging customers. Challenges the status quo to identify improvement and cost reduction opportunities. Managed P&L on a monthly/quarterly basis to ensure targets are met/exceeded. Coaches and mentors staff, aligning individual activities with organisational goals and improving employee morale.

Peter Blisset - Head of Delivery

Peter is a senior Programme Manager with 18 years’ leadership experience in the ICT industry and holds both an MBA and PMP qualifications. Both commercially and strategically astute, Peter possesses a deep technical grounding in software development, systems delivery and supporting IT infrastructure. He has held responsibilities that consisted of full management and commercial ownership of a diverse portfolio of projects and budgets. Peter has been involved in delivering a wide range of business activities and projects including operational change, software delivery, life cycle management, partner-business integration, pre-and post-sales support and delivering On-Prem & SaaS solutions for a range of clients across the financial services, pharmaceutical (including fully GxP compliant and validated deployments of IT systems), 3rd level education, manufacturing and public sectors.