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
Former 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.

Mark Durkan
Former Leader of the SDLP

Tom Hartley
Former Lord Mayor, Belfast City Council

Mary Heaney
Director, Global City Media

Ossie Kilkenny
Special Olympics International, Washington

Sheila McClelland
Chairperson - Consumer Council NI

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)