Organisational Structure

The Education Authority’s Senior Management structure comprises five directorates and the Chief Executive’s Office.  Each Directorate is responsible for a range of services and functions.

Chief Executive

Richard PengellyThe Chief Executive’s Office is responsible for Strategic Leadership and Operational Delivery; Change Management; Financial Management and Governance; Communications; Equality and Internal Audit. The Chief Executive is EA’s Accounting Officer.

Richard Pengelly
Chief Executive
028 9041 3175

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Interim Director of Human Resources and Corporate Services

Robbie McGreevyThe HR Directorate is responsible for HR Policies and Procedures; Employee Welfare; Recruitment; Employee Records; Equality Monitoring; Industrial and Employee Relations; Claims and Legal and HR Advisory Services for Schools.

Robbie McGreevy
Director of Human Resources and Corporate Services
07733528420

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Interim Director of Children & Young People’s Services

Dale HannaThe Children and Young People’s Services Directorate is responsible for Special Education Operations and Provision; Pupil Support Services; Pupil Welfare Services (including Child Protection); Youth Service and Early Years.

Dale Hanna
Interim Director of Children & Young People’s Services
02890566891

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Interim Director of Education

The Education Directorate is responsible for School Improvement; Cynthia Currie
Professional Learning and Development; Strategic Area Planning; Community Planning
and Community Use of Schools; School Governance; Shared Education and Sectoral Support; C2k Service; Music Service and Education Library Service.

Cynthia Currie
Interim Director of Education
02825661128

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Interim Director of Finance

The Finance Directorate is responsible for Budgetary Control; Management Accounting; Financial Accounts; Financial Planning; LMS; Payroll and Pensions; Accounts Payable; Accounts Receivable; Cash Management; Income Generation and Reprographics.

Ivor Johnston
Interim Director of Finance
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Interim Director of Operations and Estates

The Operations and Estates Directorate is responsible for Capital Development; Estate Services and Maintenance; Energy Management and Efficiency; Health and Safety; Catering Service; Emergency Management and Planning; Free School Meals and Clothing; Transport Service; Schools Admissions and Student Finance.

Donna Allen
Interim Director of Operations and Estates
028 37512535

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Last updated: 16/04/2024