Edward Lacey – Commercial Director
With the support of a national scholarship, Edward earned a BBS in Accounting and Finance from the University of Limerick. While there, he swam on the development squad at Swim Ireland`s National High-Performance Centre, Limerick.
After interning with PwC, Edward went on to work within the Real Estate and Risk departments of EY Luxembourg where he progressed to the position of Senior Consultant.
Edward was then recruited to work as a Senior Business Risk Advisor for Glencore, Switzerland where he focused on the Group`s global assets and commodity trading functions. Having worked in over 15 countries worldwide, he has gained an in-depth appreciation for diverse people groups and charitable causes.
Following the success of real estate projects in Ireland and Switzerland, Edward established Shalom Living and now oversees the company’s operations and investment pipeline.
Edward believes in a personhood and society which is generous towards one another in both time and resource, with a particular consciousness towards developing those who are of most need.
Mary Lacey – Charitable Director
Mary trained as a Radiographer at Kings College Hospital, London and has since led teams in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Ireland. In 2014, she used her professional skills while serving with Mercy Ships in the Republic of Congo.
In 2016, she began studying Pastoral Leadership at Hillsong College where she served as Head Student. In 2018, she received the “Outstanding Graduate Award for exemplary Achievement and Leadership”. Mary went on to volunteer in Tel Aviv, Israel where she became interested in the work of KitePride, an NGO supporting victims of Human Trafficking.
Mary manages the delivery of Shalom Living`s charitable objectives, projects, and philanthropic contributions. This includes building and managing relationships with key stakeholders to fulfil charitable mandates.
Edward and Mary married in 2019 and are passionate about ethical business, social justice, and our collective corporate responsibility to see an end to poverty. They believe that this socio-conscious approach and example, helps create a brighter future for upcoming generations, including for their daughter Ellen Alice Lacey born in May 2021.
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