Leontia Fannin

Voluntary Board Member

Leontia joined the board of directors at Sensational Kids in January 2022. Leontia has over twenty years of experience in developing and delivering impactful and transformative communications strategies that connect with external and internal stakeholders and support the delivery of business objectives.

Her wide ranging leadership and communications experience covers a number of key areas, including; Corporate Affairs and Media Relations, Internal Communications, Employee Engagement, Culture and Sustainability. She has worked across both in-house and agency roles in the financial services, telecoms, retail, technology and FMCG industries.

Leontia has held a number of senior leadership positions throughout her career and is currently Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications at Permanent TSB, one of Ireland’s leading retail and SME Banks. Previous roles included Head of Internal Communication and Employee Engagement Advisory at Carr Communications and HR Director for Consumer and Small Business at eir.

She is a results driven individual, with a proven track record in delivering innovative solutions that motivate, engage and positively influence executive teams, employees and external stakeholders.

Leontia has a degree in Social Science from UCD and more recently completed a Diploma in Investments and Capital Markets at DIT. Leontia is passionate about driving gender balance in the workplace and supporting other female leaders in progressing in their careers. She is currently Chair of the Better Balance Employee Network at Permanent TSB.