Winnie supports the Head of Events & Fundraising in the organisation and delivery of Co-operation Ireland’s annual calendar of events.  Her role includes research and development of new events, event management, promotion of events, recruitment of participants from the public and corporate sectors, co-ordinating volunteers and voluntary groups, sourcing and securing income from donors, grants and new sponsorship opportunities and developing relationships with key supporters.

Winnie gained experience in event management whilst working with the Northern Ireland Athletic Federation and was involved in the organisation of some of the major international athletics events held in Northern Ireland.

Winnie is enthusiastic about outdoor activities being an active member of a hiking group and taking part in many of the sponsored walks and runs for other charities. She has taken part in 4 overseas cycle challenges for Co-operation Ireland, and competed in the New York Marathon.