FoodCloud and FoodCloud Hubs wish to acknowledge the work of our voluntary Board of Directors and to thank them sincerely for their advocacy, direction insight and often unrecognised work for us. We could not and would not have achieved our impact without their expertise and support.
As of September 2018, the Board of Directors for FoodCloud and FoodCloud Hubs are:
Jack Dunphy (Chairman): Jack worked at senior level in the not-for-profit sector for 40 years and was an innovator in community development initiatives. He is a founding member and current Chairman of Community Action Network (CAN) and director of St. Andrew’s Resource Centre. He set up Crosscare Foodbank and served on the Board of the European Food Banks Federation (FEBA) for 15 years. He is a founding director of FoodCloud Hubs.
Niamh Bushnell is the founder and CEO of TechIreland, a not for profit that helps companies and individuals to discover and connect with innovative Irish companies. Prior to TechIreland Niamh was Dublin’s first Commissioner for Startups. She founded the Dublin Globe publication, the 1stFridayBrekkie, and co-founded a mentoring programme called Mentoring for Scale.
Suzanne Delaney is a Corporate Social Responsibility Consultant with Business In the Community (BITC), a not-for-profit organisation specialising in advice and guidance to leading companies in Ireland on corporate responsibility and sustainability. Prior to this role, Suzanne was the Head of Digital with Ogilvy Dublin.
Brendan Dempsey, is regional Vice President of St. Vincent De Paul. He initiated a food redistribution initiative in Cork which ultimately became the first FoodCloud Hub. Brendan was awarded Cork Volunteer of the Year Award in 2016.
Dr. Colum Gibson is an environmental consultant and researcher with the Clean Technology Centre (CTC) at Cork Institute of Technology. Colum works on a number of national programmes funded under the EPA’s National Waste Prevention Programme including Stop Food Waste.
Joe Hogan, is the founder and CTO of Openet, one of Ireland’s largest indigenous technology company and global leader in telecoms business solutions. Joe brings a wealth of experience in technology, entrepreneurship and international markets.
Ann Keenan has held senor executive level roles for 40 + years in HR and strategic development in IBM and DCC plc during sustained periods of fast growth in both companies. Ann is a board member of Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park, Cork and is a 3 times awardee in Women’s Executive Network‘s “Ireland’s Most Powerful Women: Top 25” awards.
Eoin McCuirc is a senior civil servant with the Central Statistics Office. He is Chairman of Cork Simon Community and is a founding director of FoodCloud Hubs and FoodCloud.
Colman O’Keeffe is a retired Chartered Accountant, qualifying with PWC. Colman joined Flogas plc as Group Finance Director. He then became Deputy Managing Director of DCC Energy.
Declan Ryan is the founder and Managing Partner of Irelandia Aviation. He is a co- founder of Ryanair, holding several senior positions including CEO. He is also founder of the One Foundation, a major Irish and Vietnamese philanthropic organisation established in 2004.
Eoin MacCuirc is Company Secretary of FoodCloud and of FoodCloud Hubs.