The Board

The current board of management for the Sue Ryder Foundation Ireland consists of the following individuals:


President and Chairman: Senator Charles McDonald

Founding member of the Sue Ryder Foundation Ireland. KCSG,KM, KC*HS, Grand Cross 2010; PC. Pro Merito Europa 1979; Schuman Medal; European Parliament Medal. 


Vice Chairman: Bob Reid

Retired Managing Director and consultant to the fashion industry and retail sector. Bob oversees the continued expansion of the foundations work and development. 


Margaret Downey

Founding member of the board of Sue Ryder Foundation Ireland, Margaret continues to play a role in the ongoing development of the Foundation.


Frank Quilter

B.Agr.Sc.  A Kerry Native and member of the board since its foundation Frank offers  advise and guidance in the continuing growth of Sue Ryder Foundation Ireland


Company Secretary Sue Ryder Foundation Ireland, Denis Matthews

A Managing Director and Property Consultant involved in the hospitality and property sector, Denis brings to the board advise and recommendations in the area of property acquisition and the development of new Sue Ryder Centres and Charity shops.


Simon McDonald

Barrister at Law serves on the board in an advisory role.


Kilian Cleary

A former Civil Servant, Killian offers advise in the area of management for the Sue Ryder homes and Charity shops.