Garda IP is managed by a former senior officer of An Garda Siochana.
Former Superintendent Noel McLoughlin, a native of Westport Co Mayo, retired from An Garda Siochana after a distinguished career. He served at various ranks in the Dublin Metropolitan Area, and in Divisions of Cavan/Monaghan, Cork, Westmeath, Garda HQ, and Community Relations. He was a member of the Garda Interview Panel at the Public Appointments Service since its inception in 1996.
Noel also served on numerous interview boards for internal appointments within the organisation. He is a past President of the Association of Garda Superintendents and has had extensive media exposure throughout his career. Noel is currently sitting on a number of competency based interview panels both in the public and private sector. He has successfully prepared a number of Garda Reserves since its inception in 2007.