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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, Chair of the Board of Trustees

Mary Robinson, 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, Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Bride Rosney, Secretary to the Board of Trustees

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

Tom Arnold

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

Frank Convery

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

Conor Gearty

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

Jane Grimson

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

Hadeel Ibrahim

Hadeel Ibrahim is founding executive director of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which was established in 2006 to support great African leadership. She is also a board member of Refugees International and UNESCO's LEAP... more

Irene Khan

Irene Khan

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

Brigid Laffan

Brigid Laffan

Brigid Laffan is Director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence. Prior to this role she was Principal of the College of Human Sciences, University College Dublin more

David Went

David Went

David Went is chairman of The Irish Times Limited and of Trinity Foundation. He is also a non executive director of Goldman Sachs Bank (Europe) Ltd and a former non executive director of the VHI. more



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