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Martin Nolan
Chief Executive Officer
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Elena Lorigan
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
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Deirdre Regan
Sponsor Relations
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Clodagh Byrne
Programme and Grants Coordinator
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Brian Mac Neill
Communications Officer
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Board of Directors
Gerald Doherty'

Gerald was reappointed to the board of ChildFund Ireland in 2012, and elected Chairman in December 2016.   Gerald oversees the work of all sub-committees and was previously Treasurer of ChildFund Alliance.  Gerald is a successful businessman, married to Linda and has three adult children..

 

Geraldine Clarke
Geraldine is head of the Litigation Department in Gleeson McGrath Baldwin Solicitors in Dublin. She is a past President of the Law Society, Founding Director of the Irish Centre for European Law and a member of the Irish Financial Services Appeals Tribunal.

 

Brendan Kenny

Brendan was appointed to the ChildFund Board in February 2012 and served as Chair from 2012-2016. Brendan is chair of the Finance & Audit Committee and of the Camogie Working Group.  Brendan is a valued director of ChildFund Alliance and is a member of the Finance Committee.  He has held senior executive appointments in organisations, both in the public and private sector.

 

Kevin Hayes
Kevin is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland with over 15 years’ experience of senior financial positions in SME’s in Ireland.  Kevin has experience of the Not For Profit sector having worked for Goal in Somalia and in the Dublin Head Office from 1992 to 1997.

 

Michael O’Shea
Michael is a graduate of University College Galway (NUIG) and was CEO of the Irish Heart Foundation from 2001 until his retirement in 2012.  He joined the Irish Heart Foundation as Operations Manager in 1990 and brings with him a wealth of relevant experience to ChildFund.