Our People

Sandra Healy

Founding Director, Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion

Sandra Healy is Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Dublin City University and Founding Director of the DCU Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion. Before moving to DCU, Sandra held a number of leadership positions spanning 20 years in the telecoms industry. Over the past twelve years Sandra has championed and driven Diversity and Inclusion practice in Irish Industry and contributes hugely to the work of the Ibec Diversity Forum, CWIT and 30% Club Ireland.

Sandra is a member of the Expert Group, advising on the Citizens Assembly on Gender Equality 2020, led by Dr Catherine Day.

A core element of the Centre is a membership community of academic experts, informed practitioners, thought leaders and networks that research and produce best practices in workplace diversity and inclusion. The DCU Centre is financially supported by founding partners; key industry leaders from across sectors who are committed to driving diversity and inclusion in the marketplace.

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Pedro Ontivero

Project Leader, DCU Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion

Pedro Ontivero is a Diversity and Inclusion project leader with the DCU Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion. Prior to joining DCU he was a Business Consultant, specializing in people- driven change management for culture, process and organisational development.

His experience spans multiple sectors including financial, utilities, healthcare, technology, retail and education in both the public and private sectors for top organisations across South America and the UK.

Pedro has worked for over seven years in cultural transformations focussing on the people-side, and has seen first-hand the importance of diversity and inclusion to ensure organisational success.

Throughout his career Pedro has helped a wide range of organisations implement successful change using both agile and waterfall project management.

Pedro holds a Master’s Degree in Innovation from the University of Barcelona, Spain and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Yacambu University, Venezuela. He is also certified in PRINCE2 project management.

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