Welcome to Cúnav & Associates

Consultants in International Development Management and Child Safeguarding

Cúnav & Associates offers specialist consultancy services for international NGOs, missionary organisations and donors involved in international development. Cúnav & Associates is led by Mike Greally who possesses over 25 years of overseas development experience with almost 20 of those at senior management level. An associate model is utilised whereby additional appropriate skills are secured in order to ensure that optimum expertise is applied to each client assignment. Cúnav and Associates will also collaborate with other consultancy service providers in Ireland or internationally.

The core aim of Cúnav & Associates is to help our clients make the best decisions for their organisations. We do this by offering comprehensive expertise that employs systematic research techniques and rigorous analysis to support sound judgement.


What We Offer

  • Competency in development approaches including faith-based development and volunteer sending.
  • Expertise in child safeguarding and protection.
  • Experience of working in the development sector at management level ensuring that problems are addressed in a suitably holistic manner.
  • Appreciation of organisational cultures and stakeholder interests, ensuring that issues and differing viewpoints are dealt with sensitively and constructively.
  • An ability to conceive innovative approaches to difficult issues.
  • A commitment to finding sustainable solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ensuring that the outcome of our work is communicated effectively.
  • A comprehensive understanding and experience in overseas development policy-making within the Irish context.
  • In-depth knowledge of sources, published and unpublished, giving clients the benefit of the best available information.
  • A commitment to quality of service, value for money and timely delivery of agreed service, ensuring that what you are promised is what you get.
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What We Do

  • Reviews, Evaluations and Impact Assessment
  • Organisational Assessment
  • Organisational Development
  • Strategic Planning and Change Management
  • Policy Development and Implementation
  • Capacity Building/Training
  • Effective Networking for Sustainability
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About Mike Greally who leads Cúnav & Associates

A highly experienced development sector manager with specific expertise in organisational management, child safeguarding, development practice and international volunteer sending. 25 years of experience within the development sector in Ireland and overseas, with nearly 20 years at senior manager level.

Chief Executive Officer of Misean Cara, June 2004 to October 2013

Assistant Principal in Irish Aid, January to June 2004

Programme Manager with the Agency for Personal Service Overseas (APSO) 1996-2003

As a member of the senior management team successfully managed:

Board member of International Service Ireland





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Contact Details

Mike Greally
Executive Director

4 Esker Woods Walk,
Esker Woods,
Co. Dublin

Tel: +353 86 8196179

Email: mgreally@cunav.ie

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