Patrons and Boards

Joint Patrons

Her Majesty The Queen                                             
President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins

Co-operation Ireland Board Members


Dr Christopher Moran                                                                                                             
Christopher Moran Group of Companies

Vice Chairman

John Bruton                                                                                                                             
Former Taoiseach

Members of the Board

Terence Brannigan                                                                                                              
Chairman, Tourism Northern Ireland

David Campbell CBE                                                                                                                   
Party Chairman, Ulster Unionist Party

Jim Clerkin                                                                                                                       
President and CEO, Moet Hennessy (USA)

Terry Crossan                                                                                                                          
Former Chairman, Loughs Agency

Paula Dobriansky                                                                                                                      
Senior Vice President and Head of Government Affairs (Americas), Thomson Reuters

Pat Doherty                                                                                                                          
Harcourt Developments Ltd.

Breidge Gadd                                                                                                                          
Chief Executive (retired),  Northern Ireland Probation Board

Tom Hartley                                                                                                                           
Councillor,  Belfast City Council

Mary Heaney                                                                                                                       
Director, Global City Media

Ossie Kilkenny                                                                                                                
Special Olympics International, Washington

Henry Mitchell                           
Head of International Policy Division (Retired), Dept of Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Daithi O'Ceallaigh                                                           
Director General, The Institute of International and European Affairs

Sir Jonathan Phillips KCM                    
Warden, Keble College, Oxford

Trevor Ringland MBE                          
Partner, Macauley & Ritchie Solicitors

Rt. Hon. Peter Robinson                                                                                                                                                       Former First Minister 

James Walsh                                                                                                                       
Government Affairs Counselor, K & L Gates LLP, (Washington)

Noreen Wright                                                                                                
Company Secretary and Head of Legal Services (Retired), Viridian Plc