Our Team

David Ward, Director

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David founded the company in 2010 and has been the driving force in establishing Ward Personnel as a respected supplier to our clients for their recruitment requirements. Prior to establishing Ward Personnel, David was a director of one of the largest Construction Recruitment agencies operating in Ireland and the UK. David has more than 15 years’ experience in construction recruitment and he utilises that experience every day in his efforts to ensure that the service provided by Ward Personnel to our clients is second to none. David holds an MA in Economics from University College Galway and spent one year as a secondary school teacher in the mid 1990s.

Liam Conlon, Office Manager

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Liam joined Ward Personnel in May 2011 and has been a key factor in the success of the company. Liam has full responsibility for all the administration in the company and he manages the weekly payroll, weekly invoicing, credit control, and all the other tasks that go with running the administration department of a busy recruitment agency. Prior to joining Ward Personnel, Liam spent more than 20 years working as an Office Manager with Odlums until they closed their Cork Depot in 2009.

Ger O’Riordan, Recruitment Consultant

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Ger joined Ward Personnel in January 2013 and he holds a B.Eng. in Sustainable Energy Engineering from Cork Institute of Technology. Ger is mainly involved in operations and his keen attention to detail is invaluable when it comes to sourcing the right candidate for our clients. In a short space of time, Ger has built a strong rapport with our workers and he is also responsible for the interviewing, screening, reference-checking and hiring of new workers for Ward Personnel’s expanding client base.

Brian Goode, Area Manager

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Brian is the latest addition to Ward Personnel’s management team and he joined the company in April 2014. Brian is our Area Manager for the Midlands and West of the country and he is based in our newly established Athlone office. He will be bringing Ward Personnel’s quality service to our existing clients in this region and will also be hoping to introduce Ward Personnel to several new clients in this region. Prior to joining Ward Personnel, Brian qualified as a Civil Engineer from the University of Dundee and worked as a Site Engineer for a couple of large building contractors in Dublin and the Midlands.