Aidan Leavy
Inclusion Specialist (Plan International)

A native of Westmeath, Aidan joined Plan Ireland in May 2011. A graduate in social sciences, Aidan was previously Director of International Service Ireland (ISI), supporting people with disabilities in West Africa and South America.


Aidan Leavy

Aidan joined Plan Ireland in May 2011. He has over 15 years’ experience working at grassroots level and in development management. He worked as a Local Development Planning Advisor with the Mayan Chorti tribe in Honduras and later as Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteer (UNV) programme in Guatemala.

Since returning to Ireland in 2007 Aidan has been a lead advocate on disability rights in Ireland and internationally. As Inclusion Specialist he now leads efforts across Plan globally to embed the principle of inclusion and non-discrimination in our programmes and in the workplace.

In his spare time Aidan likes film, mountain biking and getting his hands dirty in the back garden.