OUR TEAM

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JOSEPH THOMPSON

CEO | Co-Founder

Joseph combines a background in management consultancy with considerable expertise in strategic IT management in the banking and telecommunications sectors.

 

He holds a BSC in Software Systems and four MSCS, including an MBA from Manchester Business School.

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NIALL DENNEHY

COO | Co-Founder

Niall has a background in software design and development. He has led numerous award-winning apps and platforms, including an application for K-12 students in the US, used by over a million students.

 

Before founding his own companies, Niall worked in over 40 countries and oversaw the growth of 3 products for a leading Irish bank.

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BEN CESSA

CTO

Ben’s main areas of expertise include distributed systems architecture, software development, interface design, and user experience.

 

Before AID:Tech, he worked as Lead Technical Architect at the Fiscal Management and Municipalities division at the Inter-American Development Bank and as a Senior Technical consultant for the World Bank’s Domestic Resource Mobilization group.

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CIARAN CURRAN

Full Stack Developer

With a specialization in Data Science, Ciaran works across the stack to help deliver AID:Tech's key products.

 

His focus is on working to deliver solutions that effect meaningful change while applying cutting-edge tech to socially responsible use-cases.

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ANDRÉ MANNING

Technical Projects Manager

Andre has over 20 years of experience in software and data systems architecture. He has worked within many organisations from founder member of a startup, leadership roles in larger enterprises and a period of consulting during which he worked for some of the biggest brand names globally.

 

Before finding Aid:Tech Andre held roles as Head of Data, Principal of R&D, Lead Solution Architect & CTO across industries spanning retail, central banking, stock exchange, airlines, fintech, adtech/martech, telecoms & travel.

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GERI ZEQIRI

Software Engineer

Passionate and motivated software engineer with 2+ years of experience, mainly focused in back end development, database management, API design and microservice oriented architecture.

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SHANE MULLIGAN

Director of Solution Architecture

Shane is the Director of Solution Architecture at AID:Tech where he is responsible for supporting systems architecture design and delivery, ensuring we maximise business value for our customers.

 

Shane brings approximately 21 years of software development experience to his role at AID:Tech, including 8 years of enterprise and solution architecture experience across educational, fintech and aviation industries.

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CONOR COOKE

Operations Manager

Conor has a background in the Insurance Industry. With over a decade of experience in relation to commercial and general insurance and a Certified
Insurance Practitioner from the Irish Insurance Institute.


An experienced quality-driven Back Office and Micro Finance loans specialist.

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DANIEL SABAL

Product Designer

Daniel is a full stack designer, a problem solver by nature and  a branding consultant. He has over  15 years of experience working on visual communication for several leading brands.

 

He is specialised in User Interface and Interaction, Brand Creation, Digital Illustration and Motion Graphics.