Governance Committee

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee of the APC is comprised of senior representatives from the two academic partners, UCC and Teagasc, as well as representatives of industry and the state agencies. The Governance Committee meets quarterly and its role is to

  • Report quarterly to the University President and SFI
  • Set APC strategy, policy and overall objectives
  • Ensure effective organisational planning and resource management
  • Assess APC performance
  • Enhance the APC’s branding and public image
  • Serve as a court of appeal, if required

Committee Members:

  • Dr Tom McCarthy – Independent Chair
  • Prof Fergus ShanahanAPC Director
  • Prof Anita MaguireVice President for Research & Innovation, UCC
  • Prof Paul RossHead of the College of Science Engineering and Foodscience, UCC
  • Prof John Higgins – Head of the College of Medicine and Health, UCC
  • Prof David Alpers – Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA (and member of APC’s SAB)
  • Mr Martin Mullins – Vice President, Whitehead Institute, Boston, USA (and Chair of APC’s CIPC)
  • Mr Michael Delaney – CIT (retired)
  • Dr Eoin O’SullivanSenior Policy Fellow, Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge
  • Dr Ena ProsserFountain Healthcare
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