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Our Team

At Vayu, we have put together a team composed of energy experts and the very best people to support our activities. Among them you'll find strong leaders and innovators, experienced experts you can rely on and, we're pleased to say, genuinely nice people. With the person-to-person service we offer, that helps.
Ramon Lozano

Ramon Lozano

Ramon Lozano

Executive Director of Vayu Ltd and LNG International

Ramón is responsible for Gas and LNG Sales & Trading development of LNG business as well as logistics and portfolio management. Ramón has been with GNF group since 2001. Previously he was the General Manager of Wholesale Gas & Power Unit for Europe Expansion Business. He is a Chemical Engineer by Escuela Politenica Superior.
Liam Faulkner

Liam Faulkner

Liam Faulkner

Chief Operating Officer

Liam is responsible for overseeing the daily day to day operations of Vayu. He holds an MBA from London Business School and a BSc in modern languages and accounting studies form University of Salford. Prior to joining Vayu, Liam held positions with O2, Royal Bank of Scotland, Deloitte and MBNA Europe Bank. On his downtime one of his favourite things to do is to fish!
Bryan Hennessy

Bryan Hennessy

Bryan Hennessy

Head of Wholesale Markets and Regulation

Bryan is Vayu Energy’s head of regulation and wholesale markets.   He is a University College Dublin commerce graduate and a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland. In previous roles, Bryan has worked with a number of accounting firms, principally EY. Prior to joining Vayu, Bryan worked in the group finance and reporting team within the Smurfit Kappa Group for nine years. Bryan has been with Vayu Energy since its formation and has overseen the de-regulation of the Irish energy market. During this time he has built up a wealth of experience of regulatory and technical matters that impact the sector. He represents Vayu Energy on a number of industry working groups, which deal with a number of specific operational, technical and regulatory issues and also works to improve the level of competition for all energy users. He is very focussed on the needs of Customers and has lobbied energy regulators on their behalf. He is also a director of the Electricity Association of Ireland. Despite being out of the county for more years than he cares to remember, is a committed Yellow Belly and still relives his Baywatch days from being a lifeguard on Wexford’s beaches. Likes most sports, plays the odd game of golf, swimming and a bit of cooking as long as there’s a recipe to follow.
Maura Dwyer

Maura Dwyer

Maura Dwyer

Financial Controller

Maura has a BA Finance from NUI Maynooth. She is a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Prior to joining Vayu, Maura worked for KSi Faulkner Orr in Dublin and Macquarie Bank in Sydney. The finance department provides accounting services and financial support to the organisation.
Wayne Kelly

Wayne Kelly

Wayne Kelly

Technology Director

Wayne is a business and political science graduate from Trinity College Dublin. Wayne has completed Senior Management and Leadership Programs both in Ericsson and Telefonica O2. Wayne has over 20 years’ experience in senior management roles across marketing, product development, pricing, project management and technology. Wayne coaches football with Enniskerry FC, trying to find the next Steven Gerrard.
Priscilla Lawrence

Priscilla Lawrence

Priscilla Lawrence

HR Manager

Priscilla is HR Manager managing a full spectrum of human resource programs, services and function. Priscilla joined Vayu in 2007 as Office Manager before being promoted to HR Manager in 2010. Previously she worked in an IT start up as Office Manager with HR responsibility. Priscilla’s focus is on improving HR strategy that supports Vayu’s mission, vision and ambition. to provide clarity, consistency, direction, support and a general ambition based on collaboration and trust to provide a quality professional working environment for all. Born in Hong Kong and schooled in Hong Kong, France, England and Ireland – Ireland by far being her favourite! Married to a French man, one daughter. Loves swimming and is an Irish rugby supporter especially in the Six Nations against France!
Barry Murphy

Barry Murphy

Barry Murphy

Commercial Director

Barry is responsible for Sales and Marketing activities within Vayu to ensure Customer loyalty and new business acquisition. Barry is an experienced Business Development Manager, Sales Manager and Account Manager in the ICT industry selling hardware, software, services with Irish and International experience. He has Sales experience in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and USA.
Keith Donnelly

Keith Donnelly

Keith Donnelly

Billing, Commercial and Pricing Manager 

Billing, Commercial Pricing and Online Reporting Manager. Keith is a qualified Accountant, with Fellowship membership of the ACCA, with over 10 years’ experience in the energy industry in Ireland and heads up the Vayu’s billing and commercial pricing team, reporting into the Head of IT and Billing. Before joining Vayu Keith worked for ESB and QX Australia, in Brisbane. Keith ensures all invoices are generated accurately and in a timely manner, and ensures that invoices are as straight forward as possible, making them easy for customers to understand their product and pricing. In addition to this Keith and his team develop and price Vayu’s gas products and customised solutions.
Eoin Mooney

Eoin Mooney

Eoin Mooney

Energy Trader

Eoin joined Vayu in 2017 having spent 15 years as a commodities trader at a leading financial trading firm in Dublin. He has a strong interest in the quantitative side of trading having graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Mathematics and a masters in High Performance Computing. Eoin researches, develops and executes hedging and risk management solutions for Vayu in both Electricity and Gas to deliver more flexible and competitive products for their customers. Before he was a maths nerd…. He was a drummer in a rock band!
Ross McConnell

Ross McConnell

Ross McConnell

Head of Power and Renewables

As Head of Power and Renewables at Vayu, Ross is responsible for delivering Vayu renewable strategy. He has over 10 years’ experience in customer and client facing roles and is currently completing a part time MBA in DCU. Driving the growth of Vayu’s PPA portfolio in ROI and NI and also delivering innovative and sustainable energy solutions to support Vayu customers’ long term strategic energy requirements. His also has a focus on building long term relationships with industry stakeholders. Ross is a twin, he has a Passion for GAA , his father and grandfather both played Gaelic football for Meath but Ross is very much a Dub as he was part of the Dublin winning Championship team in 2011.
Mary Rossiter

Mary Rossiter

Mary Rossiter

Marketing Manager

Mary is a Marketing graduate with a degree in Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Ireland and a Diploma in Digital Marketing. She has over 15 years experience working in customer centric brands across the financial, advertising and energy sector. As Marketing Manager Mary is responsible for the overall brand Management, Event Management, PR, Advertising, Sponsorship and Customer Loyalty. As Mary well knows, at Vayu it is always about the Customer! Mary has a passion for fashion, food and books, but at the end of the day aside from the gym, she values time with her children.
Ciaran Gahan

Ciaran Gahan

Ciaran Gahan

Energy Efficiency Manager

Ciaran is a Mechanical Engineer by trade and now manages Vayu’s energy efficiency service division. He has worked for 10 years as a building services design engineer, and has spent the last 6 years working in Vayu. Ciaran likes to travel and experience new places, either by bicycle or camper van. His pet tortoise is called Nelson, who also likes to travel, not very fast though, well he does travel with his house on his back!
Gillian Lawler

Gillian Lawler

Gillian Lawler

Customer Relationship Manager

Gillian joined Vayu in June 2008 and has worked in many departments over the past 9 years, prior to joining Vayu she worked with Irish Shell/Topaz for 7 years as an account manager and later managing operations in their Fuel Card division.
Matt Funge

Matt Funge

Matt Funge

Application Support Executive

Matt has IT support with qualifications in both IT Networks and Energy & Environmental Engineering. He maintains and enhances Vayu's customer portals with the specific aim of providing a higher quality customer experience Being 6’7” allows me to be able to slam dunk a basketball, Michael Jordan style!
Ciara Molloy

Ciara Molloy

Ciara Molloy

Financial Accountant

Ciara is a Financial Accountant working for Vayu for the past 4 years. Ciara is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and previously worked for large multinationals in Australia and London The finance department provides accounting services and financial support to the organisation.
Aaron Keogh

Aaron Keogh

Aaron Keogh

Analyst

Aaron has an MSc in Energy Management from DIT Kevin Street, BSc (Hons) in Construction Project Management and BSc in Quantity Surveying from Sligo IT. Aaron has many task to complete on a daily basis such as: customer query’s, supports sales billing and other departments with analysis and information, executes gas trades and carries out new site switches.  He also is involved in report writing for Vayu. One of his main hobbies is running, he tires to run at least twice a week.
Karl Phelan

Karl Phelan

Karl Phelan

Key Account Manager

Karl is Vayu's Key Account Manager who looks after the needs and expectations of Vayu’s customers. Karl joined in 2007 having previously studied music production and sound engineering. Karl spends his time developing new business and making sure that Vayu's existing customer base are happy with the overall service and solutions they are getting from Vayu. In addition, Karl keeps the wider Vayu team informed of customers’ evolving expectations which ensures that Vayu and all of its people, never rest on their laurels and are constantly working to bring new innovations to the energy market.  Born in Dublin, Karl emigrated to Kildare where he lives with his wife, son, daughter and dog. Karl loves to swim, listen to music and devotes every possible second of his time to his kids and, when he has time to himself, he spends it in the peaceful surrounds of the local Curragh.  
Stephen Behan

Stephen Behan

Stephen Behan

Business Development Manager

Stephen has worked in the energy sector for over 7 years having previously worked in Australia in various sales roles for 6 years. Previous to that he worked in a marketing role for a large Germany multinational after graduating from DIT with a marketing degree. At Vayu, Stephen develops new business and maintains key customers, focusing on mainly blue chip key strategic accounts. Stephen works across all functions within Vayu to develop long term valuable solutions and results for their customers. Stephen makes the best woodfired pizza on the northside!
Siobhán MacMahon

Siobhán MacMahon

Siobhán MacMahon

Marketing and Communications Executive

Siobhán works in the dynamic marketing department at Vayu. Prior to working in Vayu she worked at Drury Communications one of Ireland’s leading full service PR agencies and was an integral part of setting up the Research division 'Drury Research'. She's responsible for implementing marketing strategies in line with company goals and objectives. Developing and nurturing the company brand and applying this across all forms of marketing communications and is currently completing a part time MSc in Digital Marketing Institute. Siobhán has may passions in life such as: sports, cooking and dancing, her motto is : Life is for living!
Oisin Doyle

Oisin Doyle

Oisin Doyle

Operations Team Leader

Oisin carries out and leads on day to day operations at Vayu. He Joined Vayu in January 2015 following the completion of a Masters in Energy Management and a Degree in Structural Engineering He ensures the day to day operational duties are completed, he also generates bespoke customer reports and provides customers with detailed market analysis. He spent a year in Australia working and traveling between college courses. He's a keen sports player.
Catriona Walsh

Catriona Walsh

Catriona Walsh

Billing Executive

Catriona works as part of the Operations team in Vayu, and is responsible for generating and issuing Vayu's invoices and statements. Catriona studied Law and Political Science in Trinity College, and before starting at Vayu spent time travelling in Asia, and teaching English in China. She's studying Mandarin Chinese since coming back from China.
Micheál Hennebery

Micheál Hennebery

Micheál Hennebery

Graduate Accountant

Micheál holds a BA Honours Degree in Commerce from N.U.I.G. he is currently a student of ACCA studying towards completing his professional Qualification. Prior to joining Vayu, he worked in a variety of sectors such as the tourism and financial sector while completing his college degree. The finance department provides accounting services and financial support to the organisation.
Sinead Howley

Sinead Howley

Sinead Howley

Assistant Accountant

Sinead holds an Honours degree in Business from IT Sligo and is currently working towards her professional qualification. Prior to working in Vayu, she worked in Australia for 2 years. Previous to that she worked in accounts for an Irish & UK toy retailer and an American Multinational. Sinead provides accounting services and financial support to Vayu.
Eric Lokko

Eric Lokko

Eric Lokko

Assistant Accountant

Eric is a member of Accounting Technicians Ireland. Prior to joining Vayu Eric worked in KBC and Ebay The finance department provides accounting services and financial support to the organisation.
Sean Nicholson

Sean Nicholson

Sean Nicholson

Power and Renewables Analyst

Sean is involved in growing and managing the PPA renewable business. He provides bespoke analysis and operational assistance to Vayu’s power customers. He is currently working at Vayu for over 2 years. Sean has a Masters in Energy and Environmental Finance from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. He really enjoys listening to music, and has been playing the guitar for over 17 years. Sean is a big sports fan in particular Rugby & football and also dabbles in a bit of yoga.
Lauren Stewart

Lauren Stewart

Lauren Stewart

Sales Support Executive

Lauren has a background in marketing. She received an M.SC Marketing in 2015 at Dublin Institute of Technology and previous to that was an undergraduate student studying English and Sociology at University College Dublin. Lauren decided to take the leap into the energy industry upon realising the skills gained from her studies was an ideal fit for sales and account management. Lauren’s main role is to help ensure Vayu’s continues success in the energy market. Lauren also maintains consistent contact with existing customers to build and sustain long-standing relationships. Lauren lived in Canada for a year as part of her studies.    
Seamus Collins

Seamus Collins

Seamus Collins

Legal Assistant

Seamus assist within the legal department at Vayu, having graduated with a Law degree from UCD in 2014. As well as advising on both the domestic and international areas of the business, the legal department ensures that Vayu maintains the best of reputations in the industry by keeping abreast of and compliant with all of its relevant legal obligation. Seamus has a dream to take a summer to cycle from Dublin to Dubrovnik!
Jane White

Jane White

Jane White

Sales Support Executive

Jane graduated with a Bachelors in English from UCD, she then spent two years teaching in Japan as part of the JET Program. Before this, Jane gained over four years experience working in Customer Service and Sales roles. Jane supports the Sales Department in various areas such as administrative, account management, event organization and developing new business. Jane was born in Singapore…but only lived there for 3 weeks!
James Temple

James Temple

James Temple

Energy Efficiency Executive

James is an Energy Systems Engineer and recently graduated with a M.Eng in Electrical Energy Engineering. He started working with Vayu on a  part-time basis during his studies and has since joined the Technical Services side of the business full-time. He enhances customers understanding of their energy usage and works with them to improve their sites energy efficiency. He also provide energy reporting services in order to give greater insight to the energy profiles and patterns of our customers. He plays the guitar and enjoys kayaking, surfing and cycling.
Sarah Cummins

Sarah Cummins

Sarah Cummins

Receptionist

Sarah has 9 years’ experience in administration and reception both in Ireland and abroad. She previously worked for both New Zealand and Australian Government agencies. She has a diploma in Office Management and Administration from Dublin Business School. Sarah is responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties, including greeting guests, answering phones and handling company inquiries. She also liaises with Vayu's travel management company to organise travel for staff members. She successfully climbed one of the highest mountains in South East Asia with no prior training.
Gregorio Morales

Gregorio Morales

Gregorio Morales

Jonás Ledo

Jonás Ledo

Jonás Ledo

Carlos Costa

Carlos Costa

Carlos Costa

Long-term LNG Sales West Suez

Carlos is in charge of Long-term LNG sales in the Atlantic region. He has been working in the telecommunications and energy industry for more than 10 years in Spain, Italy and Ireland. Through my responsibilities as LNG long-term sales manager for the Atlantic region, I travel through South america, Centralamerica, Europe and Africa to understand LNG customer needs (power & industrial customers), negotiate LNG sales contracts and develop LNG projects. To make some money during his time at university, Carlos became a registered FIFA referee, refereeing games in the London area for more than 2 years!
Ignacio Martin

Ignacio Martin

Ignacio Martin

Javier Banegas

Javier Banegas

Javier Banegas

Maria Trujillo

Maria Trujillo

Maria Trujillo

Jacinto Pico

Jacinto Pico

Jacinto Pico

Joanne Daly

Joanne Daly

Joanne Daly

LNG Contracts Manager

Joanne has over 10 years-experience in commercial and customer-facing roles (7 years in the energy sector). Joanne held the positions of Senior Analyst as well as Head of Training and Advisory Services with Vayu prior to moving into her current role as LNG Contracts Manager with GNF. Working in the global industry of LNG has allowed Joanne utilise her experience from the energy sector in a completely new and exciting way. Joanne is very passionate about music and film, when she's not practicing Spanish, she's usually found either enjoying a gig or taking in a movie.
Salvador Herrandiz

Salvador Herrandiz

Salvador Herrandiz

Sandra Quirós

Sandra Quirós

Sandra Quirós

LNG Accounts Manager

Sandra studied Business Administration and Management in Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain. Sandra joined Vayu in 2016, and she is currently working in the LNG part of the business. She works in the LNG Portfolio Management Department, Sandra manages long and short term LNG Sale and Purchase Agreements in international markets and its associated back office procedure. Sandra arrived in Ireland almost 3 years ago, with the aim of experiencing a new culture and language. She planned to stay for a few months but fell in love with the Emerald Isle so she decided to stay longer
Yolanda Llop

Yolanda Llop

Yolanda Llop