Corporate governance

A ten member Board oversees the work of the HRB. Board members are appointed by the Minister for Health and serve a five-year term.

The Board meets approximately eight times per year. A record of attendance at meetings and committees is published in our Annual Reports.

Board members

  • Published: 23 February 2018

    Professor Jane Grimson

    Jane Grimson graduated in Engineering in 1970 from the University of Dublin, Trinity College. ...[more]

  • Published: 23 February 2018

    Dr Barry Cullen

    Barry Cullen is based with the Dun Laoghaire and Rathdown Drugs and Alcohol Task Force, as ...[more]

  • Published: 23 February 2018

    Professor Tom Fahey

    Tom Fahey is Professor of General Practice in RCSI Medical School, Dublin and Principal Investigator for the HRB Centre for Primary Care Research...[more]

  • Published: 23 February 2018

    Professor Bernadette Hannigan

    Bernadette Hannigan is Director of Research, Translation and Innovation in Public Health England. ...[more]

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    Dr Mairead Harding

    Máiréad Harding is senior lecturer in dental public health in Cork University Dental School and Hospital, ...[more]

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    Mr John McCormack

    John McCormack was CEO of the Irish Cancer Society between 2002 and 2017....[more]

  • Published: 23 February 2018

    Professor William Molloy

    William Molloy graduated from UCC in 1977 and was appointed as the ...[more]

  • Published: 23 February 2018

    Professor Charles Normand

    Charles Normand is an economist and Emeritus Professor in the Centre for Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin. ...[more]

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    Dr Marion Rowland

    Marion Rowland is a Clinical Epidemiologist at the School of Medicine and Medical Science at UCD ...[more]

  • Published: 23 February 2018

    Dr Susan Steele

    Susan Steele (PhD, MBA, MEd, BSc) is executive chair and CEO of the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority ...[more]