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Alen-Buckley, Michael Co-founder in 1999 and Executive Chairman off RAB Capital plc. Previously a Director and Head of International Equity Sales at ABN-AMRO Hoare Govett and Director of Institutional Sales at Merrill Lynch (previously Smith New Court). Founding member of the Hedge Fund Working Group which evolved into the Hedge Fund Standards Board. Chairman of the Blackwater Valley Opera Board and Founding Partner/Governor of the ARK Brunel Academy.

Browne, Victoria Head of Collections & Museum Standards, Irish Heritage Trust; board member Castletown Foundation; compiled catalogue of collections at Castletown House.

Craig, Rose Mary Heritage tourism consultant and formerly with Córas Tráchtála, the Irish export board; member of Finance Committee and Membership & Events Committee.

Dater, Beth Managing Director of Angelo, Gordon & Co. and Managing Member of Gamecock Island Associates LLC. In addition to being Chair of Irish Georgian Society Inc., she serves on the board of several charitable institutions including The New-York Historical Society, NYU Langone Medical Center, The New York Community Trust, Prep For Prep, and ShareGift USA.

Hastings, Amy Qualified planner and barrister; partner at ARC Consultants; former Vice President of the Irish Planning Institute; Chair of the IPI Policy and Research Committee.

McAleese, Camilla Former Under Treasurer of the Honorable Society of King’s Inns; Trustee of the Follies Trust and the Revelstoke Trust; Membership Committee of the RDS; former chairman of the Irish Landmark Trust and former director of the Irish Heritage Trust.

McCarthy, Dr Tom Managing Director, McCarthy Developments (Cork) Ltd., and co-owner of the McCarthy Group; former board member of Irish Heritage Trust; gained a Doctorate in Business Administration (2015), a Masters in Business Administration (1996) and B.A Economics (1987) from University College Cork. Is a Past President of the MBA Association of Ireland, a former director of the Irish Heritage Trust and director of the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival.

McCoy, Johnnie Barrister-at-Law, Mediator, Arbitrator and Adjudicator at Law Library; member of IGS Membership & Events Committee.

Murray, Pat Buildings management consultant; member of City Assembly House Committee and of IGS Membership & Events Committee.

O’Kane-Crimmins, Finola MRAI Professor in Architecture at University College Dublin. Editor of Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies.

Symes, Glascott Retired Deputy Headmaster of The King’s Hospital, Dublin, graduate of Trinity College Dublin in science and of the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates at Maynooth University in Historic House Studies. Member of the IGS Membership & Events Committee.

Scott, Dermot Retired Head of the European Parliament Office in London and former official of the Institute of Public Administration; member of the Royal Dublin Society’s Standing Committee of Arts

Sweeney, Charlie Chartered accountant, and retired Director with EY Financial Services Group; Fellow of the Institute of the Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; Deputy Treasurer of the Irish Georgian Foundation; member of the IGF Finance and Governance Committees, and the City Assembly House Committee.

Wall, Michael Chairman of the Irish Georgian Foundation. Barrister, qualified architect and planner; holds an MBA from the Smurfit Business School at UCD; former board member An Bord Pleanála (1999-2006); member of the NAMA Planning Advisory Committee. Trustee of Simpson's Hospital, Dublin; chairperson of Wide Open Opera and sits on the City Assembly House Working Group.


Donough Cahill, Executive Director
Oversees the strategic and day-to-day operations of the IGS and works with the Irish Georgian Foundation’s Committee of Management, its standing committees and working groups and with the Society’s North America and UK based membership in this regard.

Updated - November 2017