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.

Pat Farrell
CEO, Irish Institutional Property and former Fianna Fáil General Secretary. 

Charlie Flanagan 
TD for Laois-Offaly and former Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Sir George Hamilton
Former PSNI Chief Constable

Mary Heaney 
Director, Global City Media

Ossie Kilkenny 
Special Olympics International, Washington

Sir Julian King KCVO CMG 
Former UK Ambassador to Ireland and Director General of the Northern Ireland Office

Sheila McClelland 
Chairperson - Consumer Council NI

Dr. Malcolm McKibbin 
Former Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service

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

Margaret Ritchie
Former SDLP Leader

Rt. Hon Peter Robinson 
Former First Minister

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

Sir David Wootton
Former Lord Mayor of London


Co-operation Ireland USA Board


Jim Clerkin 
President of Strategic Development, Moet Hennessy


Richard Pino 
Chief Financial Officer, New York Residence, Inc.

Members of the Co-operation Ireland USA Board

Nigel Eccles 
CEO and Co-founder, Click Inc. 

Irial Finan 
Executive Vice President, The Coca-Cola Company and President of Bottling Investments and Supply Chain

Sean Gaffey 
Senior Financial Advisor/First Vice President, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Donard Gaynor 
President Donald P. Gaynor

Liam Lynch 
Founder and Managing Partner at Studio.VC; Owner, Irish Central

Ian McLernon 
President and CEO, Remy Cointreau Americas

James Morrissey 
Founder and CEO, East Houston Holdings

Peter Sheridan 
Chief Executive, Co-operation Ireland