Key Personnel

Ciaran Hayden

Ciaran Hayden - Founder

A long career, beginning in the IT industry in the late 1970’s, has seen Ciaran work his way through consultancy into senior management with international consultancy firms such as Deloitte and SAP. He has also worked on education related projects in Africa and set up a technology training centre in Cameroon. Since 2006 Ciaran has worked exclusively with charities and has supported with the delivery of over 200 transformational projects in UK and Ireland.

He was recognised for this work with a major award from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland. He holds a BSc (Hons) from Trinity College Dublin and an MBA from Dublin City University. He also has a part-time presence in the academic world, lecturing in management at post-graduate level in two business schools.


Helen Egbe - Senior Consultant

Helen has worked in the IT Industry for over 14 years. She has extensive experience in implementing and managing technology solutions for marketing and financial service companies. Prior to joining Synovations she worked with Pioneer Investments and Societe Generale.

Helen now specialises in implementing CRM solutions - particularly Nonprofit clients make heavy use of this solution as the licences are generally donated to them by the Salesforce Foundation. Helen has worked with several clients to tailor Salesforce to their requirements, migrate historical data and provide training/support.