Conor Faughnan - Chair

One of Ireland's best known media commentators in his role as spokesman for AA Ireland, Conor joined the Plan International Ireland Board in December 2013. He was elected Chair of the Board in September 2020.


Chair of the Board of Directors since September 2020.

Board member since December 2013

Sub-committee memberships: Marketing and Fundraising

Graduating with a Diploma in Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations from the Institute of Commercial Management in 1996, Conor is one of Ireland’s most senior public affairs and media professionals.

Since 1990, Conor has worked for AA Ireland in a number of roles, including Roadwatch Broadcast, Public Affairs Officer, Director of Policy and, since 2012, has been its Director of Policy and Consumer Affairs.

Conor obtained a M.Sc. in Business Administration from Trinity College in 2004 and holds a Certificate in Broadcast Journalism.