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Our People

Plan International Ireland is made up of an experience group of passionate and committed individuals who are determined to make a difference.

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.
Aoife Kelly-Desmond
Vice-Chair
Aoife Kelly-Desmond is Managing Solicitor at Mercy Law Resource Centre.
Brighid Smyth
Member of the Board
One of Ireland's leading marketing communications professionals, Brighid joined the Plan International Ireland Board in April 2016.
Caleb M Kyle
Member of the Board
A Plan International Ireland Board member since June 2015, Caleb brings with him a wealth of international business experience.
Ian Brady
Member of the Board
Ian Brady works for Davy Stockbrokers and is Head of Davy Charities and Not-for-Profit Group.
Jarlath Doyle
Member of the Board
Jarlath Doyle is the Finance Director at Hilton Hotels Ireland.
Jennifer Victory
Secretary
Jennifer is the Head of Internal Audit with Applegreen PLC.
Siobhan Blackwell
Member of the Board
Siobhan has over 18 years experience in Financial Services.
Eleanor Flew
Member of the Board
Eleanor is Director of Fundraising and Communications with Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services; Harold’s Cross, Blackrock & Wicklow.
Charles Keane
Member of the Board
Charles brings extensive experience from the Banking and Finance sphere specialising in the small business sector both in Ireland and overseas.
Tara Bedi
Member of the Board
Development economist, Tara Bedi, joined the board in autumn 2021 bringing a wealth of experience in development projects and a focus on gender and social protection.
David O'Leary
Member of the Board
Marketing professional and director of the VHI Women's Mini Marathon, David O'Leary, has been involved with Plan International Ireland since early 2020.