Our People

Ciaran Hurley, Corporate Services

Ciaran Hurley is Director of Corporate Services and is always on hand to provide detailed information and support to assist in the delivery of effective and meaningful health promoting programmes. Ciaran's knowledge of the positive effects of work place health interventions and his experience in delivering them is a major benefit to anyone considering implementing such a programme. Ciaran oversees the work that HealthReach do with leading Health Insurance Companies,  employee assistance programme providers and client companies


Dr. Shane Farrelly, Chief Medical Advisor

Dr. Farrelly is the Chief Medical Advisor to HealthReach and oversees our workplace health programmes.

Dr Farrelly has 30 years’ experience as an expert in International Occupational Medicine.

He is a consultant to a number of International Companies providing guidance to the Companies Corporate Health Departments in the design and implementation of Global Occupational Health Programmes.

His leadership skills have enabled the implementation of these programmes through transformational leadership in Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe, North, and Central & South America.

He is an expert in Strategic Case Management and has experience in leading global international multi-disciplinary teams.

Through his appointment as Independent Medical Assessor to the Irish State Claims Agency (2001) and the Irish Public Bodies Mutual Insurances (1991), Dr Farrelly gained significant experience in the medical assessment of employer liability related cases.

In 2014 he was appointed as one of three Senior Medical Advisors to the Irish Health & Safety Authority.

He is an expert in rehabilitating employees with long term absence back to work and has worked with the insurance industry in producing and implementing proven and effective rehabilitation programmes globally.

He is an expert in Absence and Strategic Case Management and has produced and implemented programmes which have significantly reduced short, medium and long term absence internationally.

He is a senior medical adviser to pension funds globally on criteria for ill health retirement.