ARTICLES

Trustee Profile – Siobhan O’Shea

Siobhan O’Shea, Client Services Director, Cpl Resources plc Trustee, TeenLine Ireland Siobhan joined the board of TeenLine Ireland through Boardmatch's services.  "Go for it! You can make a profound difference to both the charity and to yourself. I would also advise...

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Trustee Profile – Chris McElhinney

Chris McElhinney Trustee, Friends Of The Royal Hospital Donnybrook Chris joined the board of Friends of the Royal Hospital Donnybrook through Boardmatch's services.  "The diversity on a voluntary board can enhance the opportunities for collaboration both with fellow...

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Trustee Profile – David Kiely

David Kiely, Group Head of Risk Assurance, Bank of Ireland Trustee, Merchants Quay Ireland David joined the board of Merchants Quay Ireland through Boardmatch's services.  "I have gained better understanding of the struggles of people who, on a day to day basis, would...

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Trustee Profile – Fred Karlsson

Fred Karlsson, Founder of DoneDeal.ie Trustee, Boardmatch Ireland Former Trustee, Wexford Arts Centre Fred joined the board of Boardmatch Ireland through Boardmatch's services.  "It is essential that the board has people with different skills that complement each...

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Trustee Profile – Rachel Waite

Rachel Waite, Head of Marketing, Client Solutions Member Retail Board of Directors of NCBI Rachel joined the board of National Council for the Blind Ireland through Boardmatch's services.  "Both teamwork and collaboration are key to running successful board meetings,...

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Age Diversity – Daniel Waugh

Daniel Waugh Previous Board Trustee with National Youth Council of Ireland and Teenline YOUNG PEOPLE WILL RULE THE WORLD - IF WE LET THEM Frank Lloyd Wright said, “Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances”, and he was right. Youth is something to be sought...

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Age Diversity – Mary Quinn

Mary Quinn  Amnesty International Ireland  Board Member, 2012 – 2018 I was elected to the Board of Amnesty International Ireland in March 2012 when I was 23 years old. I joined Amnesty International as a second year Social Science student in NUI Maynooth looking to...

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Age Diversity – Anna Egan

Anna Egan, Junior Secretary, UCD Volunteers Overseas International Development is something that I’ve had a keen interest in for years, so in November 2017 I decided to put myself forward for a graduate position on the University College Dublin Volunteers Overseas...

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Age Diversity – Liam Redmond

Liam Redmond, Acting Country Manager, Enactus Ireland A proud 26-year-old When thinking about joining a board, I had one reservation – my age. Although we live in a time where young people are celebrated and encouraged to take charge, I was always coming up against...

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Age Diversity – Spunout.ie

Spunout.ie Written by Fíona Ní Chinnéide, Chairperson With Contribution from Áine O’Connell, Board Trustee & Eoin Corbett, Board Trustee   SpunOut.ie is Ireland’s youth information website created by young people, for young people. Established in 2005, we are a...

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Trustee Profile – Brian Lavery

Brian Lavery, Trustee of The Ark  European Managing Director, AccuWeather ‘May you live in interesting times,’ goes the apocryphal curse. It’s obviously preferable to spend one’s days in peaceful, and historically irrelevant, periods. When it comes to serving on a...

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Trustee Profile – Nessan Vaughan

Nessan Vaughan, Chairperson of Sphere 17, Regional Youth Service Full-time Community & Volunteer Worker Honest, Organisied and Flexible: Building Strong Board Relationships  "Building and achieving consensus are important while focusing on arriving at the right...

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