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.


Ciaran Brady

Ciaran has worked for over 15 years in the travel industry.  As a Team Leader within one of the UK & Ireland’s leading Travel companies Ciaran manages and supports colleagues to reach their full potential. Experiencing different cultures, beliefs, diversity, language, history; travelling is some of the best education one can get. People continually sharing ideas and learning from each other as they grow is something that should always be encouraged. Ciaran’s passion is travel, and he has done so extensively, but with so much out there still to discover he will continue to explore the world and learn more at every opportunity.

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.

Mona Navin-Mealey

Mona is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – ACMA with over 20 years experience at a senior level. She is currently Finance Director, Westport Estate. She has previously been Finance Director of a London Stock Exchange Listed Company.

Mona 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 & managing business relationships at every level.

Claire Nolan

Claire is an experienced entrepreneur, based in Dublin and working internationally, providing actuary services  and supporting organisations to forecast long-term financial costs and investment risks.  She holds a degree in Mathematics from Dublin City University and Certificate in Data Science from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Padraic Whyte

Dr Pádraic 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 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.