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Dr. Christopher Moran joined the Board of Co-operation Ireland in 2004 and since becoming Chairman has ensured the organization has gone from strength to strength.

As Chairman of Co-operation Ireland, Dr. Moran promotes peace and reconciliation under the joint patronage of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins.

With an Irish father and British mother, Dr. Moran is keenly aware of the complex and historic ties between Great Britain and Ireland.

Dr. Christopher Moran has a strong commitment to wider society, supporting institutions in a wide range of sectors including national heritage, the arts, architecture, health & well-being, faith and international relations.

With a lifetime passion for national and built heritage, Dr. Moran has overseen the multimillion pound restoration of London's most important surviving domestic medieval building, Crosby Hall.   

He plays a major role with one of London's cultural institutions, the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), having chaired the LSO Finance Board, serving on the LSO Advisory Council, and acting as a Trustee on the London Symphony Orchestra Endowment Trust.  

As Chairman of University College London Hospitals Charitable Foundation, he delivers cutting-edge care for patients and families living with cancer and other life-threatening conditions.  The Charitable Foundation is substantially involved with building a new state-of-the-art £110 million Cancer Centre, which will afford new innovative ways of treating patients, together with cutting-edge translational research.  

A firm believer in inter-faith cohesion, he served as Vice-President of the Council of Christians and Jews in the promotion of dialogue and understanding between faith communities under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  

He has supported the work of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales as a member of The Prince's Charities Council providing strategic advice to ensure the long-term sustainability of the charities and creating a wider network to support The Prince's vision for the charities. 

He was made a Freeman of the City of London and received The Freedom of the City.  He has been named one of London's most influential business figures. 

He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Ulster for his commitment to wider society.