Our Board

Get to know the people behind Intact. Our creative and technical team.
Dr Glenn Nolan
Chairperson

Originally from Dublin and a graduate of UCD and NUI, Galway, Glenn has been living in Galway for 25 years. Currently head of oceanographic and climate services at the Marine Institute in Galway.

Previously Director of the European component of the Global Ocean Observing System in Brussels. Broad experience in influencing and participating in European funded programmes (Interreg, Framework 7 and Horizon 2020) and in developing Ireland’s ocean observing and forecasting capability and funding for marine research and development over 2 decades. Lecturer on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in marine science at GMIT and the University of Malta. A keen sailor at Galway Bay Sailing Club and also enjoys running.

Phil Grealish
Secretary

A native of Cork, Phil has lived in Galway for many years. Phil is involved in many organisations. She takes pride in being an active member on the Board of St Columba’s Credit Union and is currently on the Marketing Committee.

Other organisations Phil is involved in are, Notre Dame de Lourdes Committee, Children’s Rememberance Committee at University Hospital, Galway among numerous others.10 years ago, Phil was part of the group who started the volunteering programme at UHG. This has now grown to 40 volunteers.

Dr. Johanna Clancy

National University of Galway, Director of Bachelor of Commerce. Johanna is a Lecturer in Business Enterprise covering areas such as: Lecturer of Strategy, International Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Research member of the Whitaker Institute for Innovation & Societal Change.

Co- Founder of the Celtic Irish American Academy. Director of SCCUL Enterprises CLG since 2015 and Chairperson since 2016.

Brian Duffy

Brian Duffy is originally from Castlegar and is a past pupil of St. Joseph’s Patrician College, Galway and holds a B.Comm. degree from NUI Galway before qualifying as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

As a Fellow (FCMA) member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Brian’s commitment to further education and learning is underpinned by his pursuit of other relevant qualifications. He has completed an MBA from Manchester Business School, Manchester University, and received the accreditation of Chartered Banker (CB) from the Institute of Bankers in Ireland. He also holds the Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) from the Institute of Bankers in Ireland.

Brian has worked in the accountancy profession and financial management and control in industry, the charity sector, private practice and in the financial services sector over the last 25 years. Brian is currently a Director of Tri Everest Wealth Management Limited and Financial Controller of Druid Performing Arts CLG.

Brian has held a number of voluntary positions and is past chairperson of the CIMA West of Ireland Branch and served as a member of the CIMA Ireland Board between 2009 and 2013 during which time Brian was CIMA Ireland’s representative at the Companies Registration Office Accountant’s Forum.

Brian has participated as a mentor and adjudicator for the undergraduate ICE program for Commerce students in NUI Galway in 2011 and 2012. Brian has also been a member of the Judging panel for the SCCUL Entrepreneurial Awards in 2011-2015 and is a current member of the board of directors of SCCUL Enterprises CLG. Brian is a past member and treasurer of the Corrib Lions Club, Galway between 2012 and 2018.

Tom Broderick

Bridge that Gap is a community-based initiative supporting local jobs and tourism in which Tom is very involved in. Director of Cloonmore Consultants Limited set up 2003. Chairperson of Oranmore Community Development Association.

Chairperson of Sponsors of Community of Oranmore Maree Employment Scheme.

Member of Board Oversight Committee for St Columba’s Credit Union.

Dr. Paddy Tobin

Paddy is Head of School of Design & Creative Arts, at Atlantic Technological University, Galway. The school includes three departments, the Department of Creative Arts & Media (ATU Galway City), the National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology (ATU Connemara), and the Department of Creative Education (ATU Galway City & Connemara).

Paddy has previously been a lecturer on the ATU Galway City and Connemara campuses, and Head of Department of Creative Arts & Media. Prior to working in education, he worked in a variety of industry sectors and positions in Ireland.

Paddy has also worked for a number of years in consulting roles with companies and organisations in Ireland and the USA. He is also currently Chair of the Board of Management at Claregalway College, and a board member at Galway Culture Company.

Martin Mc Donagh

Martin Mc Donagh has been working for Foroige as a Youth Worker in Ballybane for 23 years. He is very involved in the Ballybane community.

Martin is setting up and running projects, including arranging workshops, events and shared activities to bring people together in Ballybane. Martin brings his knowledge, experience and community insights to the organisation.

Martin serves as a Community Representative with a solid emphasis on advising the Board concerning the current and emerging needs of the community and, in particular, the needs of young people in the community.

Caitriona Morgan

Caitriona Morgan is a highly experienced manager with over twenty years of noteworthy service in local government. Caitriona has been instrumental in planning and advancing the areas of Economic and Community Development, showcasing her expertise in
reaching and planning areas related to these domains.

Caitriona has demonstrated strong leadership skills in directing and motivating multidisciplinary teams at all levels of the organisation. She has gained significant experience building and managing strategic partnerships between public, private, and community sectors at local, regional, and EU levels.

Caitriona has also played a pivotal role in one of the most significant local government reform programmes - overseeing the dissolution of Ballinasloe Town Council and serving as Chief Officer for the Galway City Local Community Development Committee for five years.

Caitriona has joined the SCCUL Board of Directors in December 2023.

Linda Sice Brogan

Linda is the Chief Executive Officer of Galway City Partnership and has a
demonstrated history of working in the non-profit sector. Linda possesses strong
community development and social inclusion skills and expertise.

Linda holds a Higher Diploma in Business Studies and a Master of Arts in
Community Development from the University of Galway. She has worked in the area of Social Economy and Social Enterprise for over two decades and has established a number of social enterprises including a Community Radio Station, Community Café and Second Hand Shop.

Linda is very involved in community development, holding roles such as a Director of the Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force, Treasurer of Kilshanvey United F.C. and a Forōige Leader.

Linda has joined the SCCUL Board of Directors in December 2023.