David O'Leary

Marketing professional and director of the VHI Women's Mini Marathon, David O'Leary, has been involved with Plan International Ireland since early 2020. He became a full member of the Board in October 2021.


Position: Board Member since October 2021

Member of Marketing & Fundraising Committee since early 2020.

Mr. David O’Leary helps companies, governments & profit for purpose organisations to drive and sustain strategic innovation, digitalisation and excellence. He built his own advertising agency before exiting in a sale to a global marketing agency. He manages the world’s largest mass participation sports event for women; The Women’s Mini Marathon.

David joined the Board of Plan International Ireland in September 2021. He has been on our Marketing & Fundraising Committee since early 2020.

David holds an MBA from the UCD Smurfit School. He is a graduate of The Institute of Directors Chartered Director programme. David is active in his local community with Faughs GAA Club & St. Agnes’ Credit Union. He competes in masters athletics with Dundrum South Dublin Athletics Club.