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Our People

Dr. Tom Doyle

Social Innovation Manager

Tom is a social innovation manager with Innovate Communities and has extensive experience of change processes within the private, public, higher education and social sectors. He is working with us now to support community-led innovation where people can identify their own needs and priorities and how best to improve their prospects. Recent projects include the development and delivery of a programme to engage older people in community development activity in Dublin and Mayo and a pilot project on the use of social presencing theatre with the STAR project in Ballymun. He is also actively involved in scaling the Champion Changemakers Project to national level in  2023.

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Our Changemakers

Find out more about our changemakers at Innovate Communities

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As an advocate for “listening deeply and treading lightly,” Janene understands the importance of engaging with and understanding local communities in order to inspire and deliver effective action, movement building, and systemic change. Her experience with participatory research and co-design approaches aligns with Innovate Communities’ focus on community-driven solutions, and her passion for community storytelling underscores the importance of centering the voices and perspectives of local residents in the work of the organisation.
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Mick Creedon is a skilled professional with experience in research, management training, and community development. As Manager of the Ballymun Job Centre, he provides job training and employment services to local residents. With his research expertise, Mick has co-authored reports on unemployment and employer attitudes towards hiring. His broad skillset makes him a valuable asset to any organization seeking to make a positive impact in their community.
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With a proven track record of establishing successful businesses and advocating for the power of networking, his passion for start-ups and small businesses aligns with Innovate Communities’ mission to support and empower entrepreneurs. Liam brings valuable insight and expertise in economic development, business start-ups, and community building to the table.

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