Board of Trustees
The Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees (Trustees). Mary Robinson is the President of the Foundation and Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Mary Robinson is President of the Foundation and Chair of the Board of Trustees. She is a former President of Ireland (1990-1997) and a former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002). More
Bride Rosney is Secretary to the Board of Trustees. She has previously worked as Director of Communications with Irish national broadcaster RTÉ, and as Special Advisor to Mary Robinson. More
Tom Arnold is Director General of the Institute of International and European Affairs, based in Dublin. He was formerly CEO of Concern Worldwide, (2001-2013). More
Frank Convery is Director of the Environmental Systems Institute at University College Dublin (UCD). Prior to taking up his post at UCD, he was Assistant and then Associate Professor of Natural Resource Economics at D... More
Conor Gearty is Professor of Human Rights Law at the London School of Economics. He is a founder member of Matrix Chambers and has a practice that specialises in judicial review and human rights law. More
Jane Grimson is Chair of Health Informatics at the Department of Computer Science in Trinity College, Dublin and Associate Professor and Co-Chair for Health Informatics at the College. Jane is a consultant for commerc... More
•Hadeel Ibrahim is the founding Executive Director of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which was established in 2006 to support leadership and governance in Africa. More
Irene Khan was the first woman, first Asian and first Muslim to head the world's largest human rights organization. From 2001 to 2009, she helped Amnesty to broaden its work in areas of economic, social and cultur... More
UN Global Compact Celebrates 15 Years
RTE Morning Ireland's Clare Byrne and Gavin Jennings talk to Mary Robinson about Pope Francis' Encyclical on Climate Change
Compassion and solidarity at the heart of the moral case for climate action
Sean McCabe, Policy Assistant at the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, discusses the challenge of meaningful participation for smaller delegations at the climate change negotiations.