Meet our Board & Members

Our Members and Board of Directors provide guidance, support and oversight to the Senior Management Team of Plan International Ireland and the organisation as a whole.


The Plan International Ireland Board is an experienced group of professionals from diverse backgrounds who support our work to improve the lives of children.

Our Members

Our Members are the highest governing body in the organisation.

Bernard Daly
Chair, Plan International Ireland

Bernard joined the Plan International Ireland Board in February 2015, and was appointed Chair in January 2018.

Brian Lehane
Secretary to the Board

A Board member since Jan 2013, Brian brings a wealth of finance experience to the Finance Sub-Committee and to Plan International Ireland.

Aoife Kelly-Desmond

Aoife Kelly-Desmond is an Associate Solicitor at A&L Goodbody

Brighid Smyth

One of Ireland's leading marketing communications professionals, Brighid joined the Plan International Ireland Board in April 2016.

Caleb M Kyle

A Plan International Ireland Board member since June 2015, Caleb brings with him a wealth of international business experience.

Conor Faughnan

One of Ireland's best known broadcasters, Conor joined the Plan International Ireland Board in December 2013 and serves on the Marketing and Fundraising Sub-Committee.

Emily Logan

Emily Logan is the Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission appointed by President Michael D Higgins on 31 October 2014, following an open competition.

Ian Brady

Ian Brady works for Davy Stockbrokers and is Head of Davy Charities and Not-for-Profit Group.

Jarlath Doyle

Jarlath Doyle is the Finance Director at Hilton Hotels Ireland. He has had a long career at the Hilton Group in Ireland and the UK and his role ensures that he still travels extensively.

Jennifer Victory

Jennifer is Group Compliance Manager for Smurfit Kappa

Kevin Carroll

Kevin Carroll has been a member of the Plan International Board since January 2016. Currently a member of the Programmes Sub-Committee, Kevin has a wealth of experience in international development.