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Senior Executive Profiles

David Sweeney, Interim CEO

David joined Beaumont Hospital in mid 2018 as Dierctor of HR and has a strong knowledge of health services management with close to 30 yeras experience in the health sector with a particular interest in promoting staff engagement and development.

David has lead a team of highly skilled HR professionals who promote and support the personal development of staff, our key resource, and promotes a working environment conducive to positive employee relations through effective and innovative best practice HR policies .

David took up the role of Interim CEO in June 2023

Mark Graham, Director of ICT

Mark  joined Beaumont in 1990, and spent the first few years working in Medical Records.  In 1998 he joined the IT Department as a Computer Operator and over the years lead the service desk and incident management team and laterly was the driving force for the virtualisation project. Prior to his appointment as ICT Director on February 2014, his most recent role was as Computer Operations Manager. 

Mark is an enthusiastic, self motivated individual who sets high standards. He has the ability to motivate others, has proven leadership abilities within the IT Department coupled with extensive experience and understanding of the importance of ICT in health and in particular to the business of Beaumont.

From Dublin, Mark lives Portmarnock, is married to Emer and they have five children.

Fiona Edwards, General Services Manager

Fiona is a Nurse by profession and trained in Beaumont Hospital qualifying in 1991.

Having undertaken various nursing roles, Fiona spent a brief period as Employee relations Manager before moving to General Services in late 2000.

In 2011 she was seconded to the Louth Meath Hospital Group as Deputy General Manager and then spent a year at RCSI Hospital Group Level as Business Manager before returning to Beaumont in 2016, initially as Business Manager in Critical Care and Anaesthetics and then in 2017 returned to the role of General Services in a much expanded division.

Fiona is proud to lead a staff of just under 400  exceptional people, across a wide range of  services, including;  Admissions and Registration, Catering, Cleaning, Chaplaincy, Car parks,  Healthcare records, Laundry, Switchboard, Portering, Security, Printing, Transport, Waste Management,  all of whom support our clinical staff on a daily basis to deliver best care to our patients.

Ensuring services are dynamic, and change to meet our patients needs is always the focus. The service also manages a large range of contracts with approximately  200 contractors on site in the areas of Cleaning and Laundry.

Ken Ruigrok, Interim Director of Finance & Procurement

Ken Ruigrok was appointed to the position of Interim Director of Finance & Procurement in January 2023.

Ken is an associate of the Chartered Accountants Ireland and was admitted to membership in 2015. He trained with Pricewaterhouse Coopers as an auditor from 2012 where he completed audits both domestically and internationally. He joined Beaumont in February 2020 as the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager and Deputy Director of Finance. Ken has worked to introduce the devolved budget system within the hospital for detailed analysis and budget control. Ken’s remit also includes responsibility for Payroll, Supplies, HIPE and Management Information

Marie Murray, Director of Nursing

Marie Murray commenced in the position as Director of Nursing at Beaumont Hospital in March 2021.  Marie started her nurse training in Jervis Street Hospital and qualified as a nurse in Beaumont Hospital in May 1990. 

Following Marie’s training in Beaumont Hospital Marie qualified as a midwife at the Rotunda Hospital and  subsequently qualified with a BSc from DCU, and a Masters of Information Technology and Business from NUIG, Galway.

Marie has vast experience in all areas of nursing in Ireland and abroad; 10 years in the Rotunda Hospital & 15 years Mater Private. Marie also worked in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and recently had an opportunity to work as a nursing director in Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi from 2015-2018 with the responsibility to lead on the opening of and recruiting nurses for all acute care and critical care wards. On return from the UAE in 2018 Marie worked with the RCSI hospital group and since July 2019 has been working in Connolly Hospital as the Chief Operations Officer. Marie is delighted to be returning to her Alma Mater as the Director of Nursing.

Sharon Dwyer, Director of Quality & Patient Safety 

Sharon Dwyer is a Registered General Nurse and has a Batchelor in Nursing Degree from DCU and a Masters in Healthcare Management with the RCSI. She has spent the majority of her career working in Beaumont Hospital and has held a number of senior positions in the hospital, including Divisional Nurse Manager for the Medical Division, Directorate Nurse Manager for the TUN Directorate, Planning & Development Officer, General Services Manager and Facilities Services Manager.  After a short period with the HSE as a General Manager for the Office of the Chief Clinical Officer, she returned to Beaumont Hospital in December 2019 to take up the position of Director of Quality & Patient Safety. Sharon and her team in the Quality & Patient Safety Directorate are proudly leading the hospital to further develop the Quality & Safety Programme using the JCI Standards as a framework for quality improvement.

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