EEEC is a non-profit driven organisation led by its Board of Directors. Their collective experience, expertise and drive ensures the organisation adopts a sustainable, inclusive and collaborative approach to all activities; whilst providing innovative and quality services that deliver on social and economic growth.

Board Members

Claire Nolan


Claire is a technology entrepreneur, based in Dublin and working internationally, providing actuary services, and supporting global businesses to forecast long-term financial costs and investment risks. Claire helps develop cutting-edge, analytics tools and services in all areas related to risk, customers planning, life insurance, investment, and pension. Claire holds a degree in Mathematics from Dublin City University and Certificate in Data Science from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. She is activity involved in civil society initiatives that support neurodiverse children and is particularly interest in using her technology and entrepreneurial skills and experience to support other female entrepreneurs and community development activities.

Mona Navin-Mealey

Company Secretary and Chair of Audit and Compliance

Mona is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – ACMA with over 30 years’ experience at a C suite level. She is currently Finance Director, Westport Estate. She has previously been Finance Director of a London Stock Exchange Listed Company. Mona is an experienced non-executive director and charity trustee and is skilled in negotiating, strategic business planning & partnering, acquisitions integration, group financial reporting, taxation, sales and commercial awareness, accounting together with rigorous financial control compliance, decision making and developing and managing business relationships at every level.

Ciaran Brady

Ciaran has worked for over 15 years in the travel industry.  He holds a Team Leadership role within one of the UK & Ireland’s leading travel companies. Ciaran is an experienced leader supporting colleagues to reach their full potential and delivering excellent service He is a highly experienced marketer in his field and has deep appreciation of equality, diversity, and sees the potential for cross board and international business and cultural exchanges as an economic and social driver and is committed to contributing to civil society, community and economic life in Ireland and internationally . Ciaran’s has deployed his experience of and passion for travel, to develop his extensive knowledge of international development opportunities and these capabilities are underpinned as graduate of Dublin City University in International Business and Languages.

Michelle McVeigh

Michelle is a partner in the real estate group of a large Dublin law firm, acting for a wide range of clients across public and private sectors, with a particular focus on the retail sector. She holds a BA from Dublin City University in International Business and Languages (German and Spanish) and holds a diploma in commercial litigation from the Law Society of Ireland. She was admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, and England and Wales in 2010. Michelle has extensive experience working with the business sector within Ireland and works with international companies, advising on complex business development and growth opportunities.

Padraic Whyte

Dr Padraic Whyte is associate professor of English and a director of the master’s programme in Children’s Literature at the School of English, Trinity College Dublin. He is a Fulbright Scholar and a member of the board of directors of The Ark: A Cultural Centre for Children and is co-founder of the National Collection of Children’s Books project. He is currently Principal Investigator on a research project funded by the Irish Research Council and the Department of the Taoiseach that explores the use of literature to foster empathy and understanding between various communities on the island of Ireland.