Laurie Moran

Executive HR Manager

Having commenced her career with Whittens in 2014, Laurie Moran is the Executive Human Resources Manager for the business. Laurie plays an instrumental role in driving a HR best practice approach and ensuring Whittens strategic position to attract and retain the best talent.

Laurie is described as a natural communicator and leader who values connection, visible leadership, and meaningful relationships. She is passionate about creating development opportunities for our people and supporting our leaders across all facets of HR.

Laurie’s leadership style is depicted as transformative and supportive. Laurie recognises “We are a people first business that value our talent and empower our Leaders”.

Laurie plays an influential role in promoting diversity – “I am proud to be part of an organisation that supports diversity, more specifically one of three female leaders at the Executive level – a rarity within the industry”.


  • Masters in Human Resource Management (First Class Honours), National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors Degree), National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Certificate IV Human Resources
  • Certificate of Child Psychology, Atlantic College, Galway

Professional Memberships:

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development