Padraig McKeon, Chair
Padraig McKeon is an independent communications and business management advisor and leader with over 30 years experience working in and with senior management teams in Irish and international business, in the public service and in the not-for-profit sector.
A graduate of Communications Studies from DCU, he holds post graduate qualifications in Accounting, Project Management, Innovation Management and Training. He was conferred as a fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) in 2013 and completed the Institute of Directors Diploma in Company Direction in 2014.
Padraig began his career in the Public Relations industry in 1986 and was Managing Director of one of the leading firms in that sector from 2003 to 2010.
He has a range of prior board experiences, is currently on two other commercial and two non-profit boards and was previously a Trustee and a member of the Governing Authority of DCU.
Padraig joined the board of Dublin Simon Community in 2009 and was Chair of the board subcommittee on Fundraising and Communications from 2013 – 2016.