Our Governance Structure

Nuffield Ireland is governed by a Board of Directors, and they can delegate some activities to sub committees.


Chairman: Geoff Dooley
Treasurer: Jonathan Tighe
Executive Secretary: John Tyrrell

Board of Directors:

  • Geoff Dooley
  • Karen Brosnan
  • Joe Leonard
  • David Murphy
  • Amii McKeever
  • Jonathan Tighe
  • Brian Rushe


  • Scholar Management Sub Committee: Joe Leonard (Chair), Brian Rushe, Kevin Kilcline, Mark Rochford, David Murphy, Bill O’Keeffe (Conna).
  • Recruitment & Selection Sub Committee: David Murphy (Chair), Finola McCoy, Johnny Butterly, Jer Bergin, Julian Hughes, Mary Delaney, Tadhg Buckley and Shane Fitzgerald.
  • Communication & Events Sub Committee: Amii McKeever (Chair), Brian Rushe, John Fagan, Roberta McDonald, Joe Burke & Aisling Meehan.
  • Governance, Ethos & Finance Sub Committee: Jonathan Tighe (Chair), Karen Brosnan, Geoff Dooley.
  • Sponsor Sub Committee: Geoff Dooley (Chair),  Jonathan Tighe.