Our People

Aidlink is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors from a range of
relevant professional backgrounds. Terms of office are three years and
Directors can serve a maximum of three terms. The Board of Directors are
responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction, financial oversight,
and good governance.

“We have striven for standards of excellence in the top echelons with regards o good governance, transparency and accountability, winning Awards for our achievements. This knowledge is a key value that we are able to bring to our capacity building work with partner organisations.”
John Lynch, Aidlink Chairman

Our Board

Mr John Lynch

John is CEO at SelfSense
Technologies, and also works as a Non-executive Director, business consultant
and mentor. Previously he was CEO at Merrion Pharmaceuticals plc and has worked
in the USA, UK and Ireland.

Mr. Brendan Feehan

Brendan is a teacher in St Mary’s College Rathmines, and has
participated in a number of Immersion programmes;Former Principal of Cistercian
College, Roscrea. An accounting graduate, Brendan has a number of qualifications
in education, including an M. Ed. in school leadership.

Mr. Liam Byrne

Liam was educated at UCD and qualified with PwC. Prior to co-founding
his own firm ten years ago, he worked in a number of finance roles in New
Zealand, the US, France, England and Ireland.

Mr. Eoghan Caffrey

Eoghan is a Policy Analyst at the Central Bank of Ireland. He holds
a Masters in Development Studies and before joining the Central Bank, spent 5
years working in International Development on programmes spanning urban and
rural Africa and Asia.

Ms. Marion Shaw

Marion is a qualified HR professional and business & executive coach
with extensive leadership and management development experience working in an
international organisation in the private sector. She has previously spent some
time working in Africa

Ms. Marie Moynihan

Marie has
worked in the education sector for a number of years with a specific focus on
adult education. She holds an M.Sc. in Development Studies from UCD and
has worked overseas with UNDP in Malawi, working with Women’s groups on
sustainable livelihoods projects.

Mr. Brian Ingarfield

Brian is an experienced general manager having previously occupied
leadership roles in technology, travel, logistics, retail and franchised
businesses in Ireland, UK, Spain and Italy. Brian holds a Masters in Business
from the Irish management Institute.

Mr. Sean Crowe
Sean is Chief Executive of Markets and Treasury at Bank of Ireland where he has also held the positions of Group Treasurer, Head of Markets for Global Markets and Managing Director for Fixed Income Property and has been a member of the Group Executive Committee since 2014. Sean is a Director of New Ireland Assurance Company plc and of Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Mr. Ciaran Ó Muirthile

Ciaran is a senior
manager at Google Ireland, where he is currently heading up the New Customer
Onboarding team for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has worked at Google
in Ireland and abroad for 14 years in a variety of advertising and marketing
roles. He holds a B.A. International from UCD and a Higher Diploma in Business
Enterprise from DCU. 

Aidlink Team

Anne Cleary – Executive Director

Aisling Montgomery- Fundraising, Communications &  Administration Officer

Jonathan Lewis – Programme Officer


Dhruba Banarjee

Kevin O’Donnell

Marion Drumm

Maighread Mhic Dhomhnaill

Paula McGovern

Fr Brian Starken

Martin Tormey

Mick Dunne

Dr. Stephen Ranalow

Fr. Gerald O’Connor

Mary Scully

Clive Byrne

Gemma Grimes

Rory Galvin