Brendan McCormack is President of Institute of Technology, Sligo, the largest provider of higher education in the North-West of Ireland.
Sue Ronan is Head of Women’s Football with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI).
Patrick O’Shea is President of University College Cork and is Chair of the Irish Universities Association.
Alex Cooney is co-founder and CEO of CyberSafeIreland which aims to empower children to be stronger, smarter and safer online.
Stephanie O’Malley is Founder, CEO and Educational Psychologist of Education DESTY® Ltd.
Sarah Webb is an award-winning children’s writer and has taught creative writing for over twenty years.
John Hegarty is a former Wexford footballer and hurler and is Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council.
Susan O’Dwyer is Chief Executive of Make-A-Wish Ireland and a leading figure in the Irish charity sector.
Orla O’Brien is CEO of LauraLynn Children’s Hospice and has almost 30 years of experience working in children’s healthcare.
Beatrice Dooley is the President of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors (IGC).
Anne McCormack is a psychotherapist registered with The Irish Council for Psychotherapy and The Family Therapy Association of Ireland.
Claire Hennessy is the author of twelve novels for young people and has taught at the Centre for Talented Youth Ireland at DCU since 2005.
Susan HayesCulleton, CFA, “The Positive Economist” is Managing Director of the Hayes Culleton Group, providers of training, speaking and content development services in financial markets, economics and entrepreneurship.
Mari Cahalane is Head of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition and is national organiser for EUCYS 2018.
Mary Davis is the CEO of Special Olympics International, a movement that currently serves nearly 5 million athletes with intellectual disabilities.
Fiona Forman is an author, teacher and facilitator/trainer in the area of well-being and positive psychology in the education system.
Tammy Darcy is the founder of The Shona Project, a non-profit organisation that educates, inspires and empowers Irish girls.
Ian Harkin is Managing Director of Arklu Ltd, established in 2011 to develop children’s entertainment brands including their own brand Lottie which was brought to market in 2012.
Niamh Sherwin-Barry is a director of Irish Fairy Door Company. Niamh has been working with children since 2002.
John Lonergan served in the Irish Prison Service for over 42 years. He was Governor of Mountjoy Prison for over 22 years.
Mary Lucey is the first female Principal in Kerry College of Further Education and has an excellent track record of over 20 years experience working in the third-level sector.
Jill Holtz is co-founder of www.Mykidstime.com, an information website for parents.
Caroline Lynch was instrumental in setting up the hugely successful Junior Parkrun in Tralee.