Philanthropy is strategic planned giving of private resources for public good, focused on achieving sustainable change with lasting impact.

Philanthropy Ireland’s Spring Members Networking Event will take place on Thursday over lunchtime. Kindly hosted by BDO, our discussion will be around Human rights and Philanthropy with special contribution from Dr. Graham Finlay, Assistant Professor at UCD School of Politics and International Relations.

If you would like to join us, please RSVP as soon as possible, registration is available here.

*Registration for this event is now closed*

Date: Thursday, 11th March

Venue: BDO Ireland, Beaux Lane House, Mercer Street Lower, Dublin 2

Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Joe Quinsey

Joined the Board in January 2021

Joe Quinsey, currently CEO of DCU Educational Trust, has over 30 years’ senior-level experience covering both industry and the non-profit sector. Previous non-profit roles include CEO of The Children’s Medical & Research Foundation and Director of Change for the Rehab Group, whilst his industry experience includes senior finance, commercial and general management roles in blue chip multi-nationals, Diageo and CRH. A chartered management accountant by profession, Joe also holds an MBA from Dublin City University

Brid Cannon

Bríd is an Associate Director in Risk Consulting. She commenced her career working in private equity and investment management and has since built over 10 years’ experience in professional services.

Bríd advises clients on matters relating to governance, conduct, regulation and compliance. Previous engagements include working as Authorised Officer for the Central Bank of Ireland on conduct related issues; advising an international insurance group on the authorisation process and also an international banking group on compliance relating to its private banking business. She has significant experience in Individual Accountability, Fitness and Probity having advised both Irish and UK institutions on their obligations in these areas.