Our Staff


Karen Ciesielski


Karen Ciesielski is the Coordinator of the Environmental Pillar. With 20 years experience in non-profit management, fundraising, communications, advocacy and campaigning, Karen works to promote the interlinked principles of environmental, social and economic sustainability by supporting Pillar members. She is also the CEO of the Irish Environmental Network.


Justin Byrne


Justin is the Administrator for the Environmental Pillar, having joined the organisation in 2010. Previously he worked for KPMG as IT Operations Manager and prior to that in management for a division of Unigate PLC in London. He has extensive experience in planning issues. Justin is also the COO of the Irish Environmental Network.


Kayle Crosson

Communications Officer

Kayle is the Communications Officer for the Environmental Pillar and joined the team in 2020. Previously she has worked for non-profit and journalism organisations, and is also the Communications Officer for the Irish Environmental Network.