Can choices in Philanthropy Impact Progress?

COVID 19 added a new layer of disruption for philanthropy as we experienced the biggest threat to individual, community and societal wellbeing of our lifetime.

Social and environmental challenges, many pre-existing the pandemic, have become increasingly complex, urgent, and amplified during this crisis.

This is challenging us to rethink solutions and potential approaches to activate change and create lasting impact for social good.

Being intentional about the role philanthropy plays in change will be vital in rebuild & recovery as we stabilise and transition to a new phase.

Join us for a panel discussion, to include Sarah Watson, Head of UK Knowledge and Learning at The National Lottery Community Fund and James Banks, CEO of London Funders sharing insights and learnings as we consider how philanthropy can impact future change.

The panel discussion will be followed by a networking session via Spatial Chat from 1pm-1.30pm – an opportunity to catch up with fellow Philanthropy Ireland Members.

To register, click here

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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.