Posts by Sinéad Pentony

Sinead Pentony

Sinéad Pentony

Sinéad Pentony is Associate Director with the Trinity Foundation, Trinity College Dublin working towards securing private funding and other support for a range of projects - primarily from individuals, companies and foundations.

Her fundraising portfolio includes supporting the Schools of Computer Science and Statistics; Mathematics; and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences to deliver on their strategic priorities with the help of philanthropy support and sponsorship.

She has been working in the not-for-profit sector since the mid-1990s and generating income and fundraising has been a key part of her roles. She develops strategic relationships with a view to delivering mutually beneficial outcomes.

Her previous roles have involved undertaking research and policy work across a variety of public policy areas, policy influencing and advocacy work with a wide variety of stakeholders, public communications, lecturing, and leading or supported strategic planning and review processes aimed at refocusing the work of programmes and organisations in a changing context.

Sinéad was previously head of policy with TASC.

Social Impact Bonds - Thinking Outside the Box

Sinéad Pentony 24/08/2011

Sinéad Pentony: At a time when public and private investment is badly needed it’s important to think outside the box and look at different …

"This is a system in deep trouble"

Sinéad Pentony 15/08/2011

Sinéad Pentony: In The Guardian, Larry Elliott argues that “only a new way of managing the global economy can prevent more mayhem in the market …

NESC Report on Responses to Unemployment Crisis

Sinéad Pentony 11/08/2011

Sinéad Pentony: Earlier this week NESC published its latest Report on Supports and Services for Unemployed Jobseekers: Challenges and Opportunities …

Education cutbacks bad for economy

Sinéad Pentony 04/08/2011

Sinéad Pentony: Today’s news that class sizes are set to increase highlights the shortsightedness of responses to the fiscal crisis. As in many …

The Gloves are Off!

Sinéad Pentony 27/05/2011

Sinead Pentony: When the Report of the Independent Review of EROs and REA Wage Setting Mechanisms was published on Wednesday, there was a general …

OECD Policy Responses to Unemployment

Sinéad Pentony 29/04/2011

Sinead Pentony: The OECD has pre-released a chapter from its forthcoming Economic Outlook 2011 Report on the Persistence of High Unemployment: What …

Towards the Good Society

Sinéad Pentony 20/04/2011

Sinéad Pentony: As the debt, fiscal and economic crises rumble on, and as fire-fighting policy responses continue, it can be difficult to think …

Progressive London conference

Sinéad Pentony 04/03/2011

Sinéad Pentony: Progressive London is a broad alliance for progressive policies, and they hosted their annual conference on 19th February, bringing …

The Finance Bill and Davos - different discourses

Sinéad Pentony 28/01/2011

Sinéad Pentony: The Finance Bill will bring the measures announced as part of Budget 2011 into law in the coming days. As the effects of these …

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