Sector Organiser

Kevin Figgis

Kevin Figgis is a Sector Organiser in SIPTU’s Health Division.

Kevin became a full time SIPTU official in 2004 and throughout this time has organised in health, and represented core health care workers.

Kevin has served all grades through the Division in each of the Sectors but has had national responsibility for Allied Health Professionals since the end of 2006 and for national Nursing and Midwifery since 2012.

Kevin is a member of the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s Public Services Committee and the Health Service National Joint Council.

Kevin also represented SIPTU in the negotiations of the Croke Park and Haddington Road agreements.

Prior to his work with SIPTU Kevin spent 15 years on the frontlines of our health service having began work in St Vincent’s University Hospital in 1989. Kevin gained experience across a number of support grades before working his way up to the position of Ward Orderly.

Kevin was also awarded a Masters in Industrial Relations and HR Management from Keele University in 2008.