|Director||Appointed||Ist term||2nd term||End|
|Dr Muiris O’Ceidigh||25.09.2020||24.09.2025|
The Management Board of the Hunt Museum are a Voluntary Board and do not receive any remuneration for their time or expertise.
The Hunt Museum CLG is a registered charity, fully compliant with the Charities Governance Code. The Board meets 5 times per year and holds its AGM in the Fourth Quarter. We are always on the hunt for individuals who would like to help us achieve our strategy and keep us on the straight and narrow. If you are interested please email:
John Moran is currently a Director of the European Investment Bank and member of the Limerick Economic Forum. He was formerly Secretary General of the Department of Finance and before that had a number of private sector roles, including Zurich Financial Services, McCann FitzGerald, GPA Group plc and Sullivan & Cromwell in New York.
Donncha Ó Treasaigh currently is the Chairperson and the ETB Sectoral Representative of NAPD Region 6 (Limerick, Clare & Kerry). He is Secretary of the ETBI sub-committee on ETB All-Irish Post Primary Colleges and an active member of the Limerick Education Centre (formerly Treasurer and currently Chairperson). Donncha has been appointed to the Junior Cycle Team to assist with in-service of school personnel in preparation for the commencement of the new Junior Cycle Student Award course. Recently, Donncha has been selected by NAPD to be mentor for newly qualified Principals and Deputy Principals.
John Field currently serves as the Director of Finance at University of Limerick, a position he has held since 2009. He was also a manager for the international accountancy firm Ernst & Young from 1993 – 1999.
Justyna Cwojdzinska is the founder and current director of the Polish Arts Festival. She was previously involved in The Irish Polish Cultural & Business Association (IPCBA) from 2005 – 2010, an organisation in which she served as elected chairperson from 2007 – 2009. Justyna works closely with the Polish Embassy in Dublin promoting Polish culture and intercultural exchange between Ireland and Poland. For the past 11 years of PAF she has managed to present over 100 Polish artists to the Irish audience. During 11th PAF Justyna presented her one person show Nameless in Belltable that was greatly received in Limerick, Dublin and Poland.
Dr Joe O’Connell currently teaches Education Legislation and Governance on the MA programme in Christian Leadership in Education in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. He has served as a post-primary school principal, was founding director of St Senan’s Education office supporting the Boards of Management of the Catholic dioceses of Limerick, Kerry and Killaloe and also served as director of Limerick Education Centre. He also currently supports organisations such as the Centre for School Leadership (CSL) the IPPN (The Irish Primary Principals Network), NAPD (National Association of Principals and Deputies), the JMB (Joint Managerial Body) and the ETBI (Education and Training Boards of Ireland).
Maebh O’Gorman is a commercially minded lawyer who practices a collaborative based approach to achieve company goals with 12+ years of experience. Since 2017 she has served as Regeneron Ireland U.C. Director, Legal Counsel, and currently she is responsible for Regeneron’s Irish legal function at its first international manufacturing site in Limerick, Ireland, and is a member of the site senior management team. She is also a member of Regeneron Ireland’s CSR Committee and Regeneron’s Global Responsibility Committee.
Gordon Daly is Director of Service for Social Development in Limerick City & County Council with responsibility for Community Development, Tourism, Culture, Sport, Libraries, Gallery, Museum and Urban & Village Renewal. Gordon has worked in Local Government for over 20 years including as Chief Planner for both Offaly County Council and Clare County Council. He is a Past President and Fellow of the Irish Planning Institute.
Elaine O’Malley has been associated with the Hunt Museum since 1993 where she was a Docent Guide and researcher. She was a member of the Friends of the Hunt Museum committee and acted as honorary secretary. She is a director and the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Hunt Museum Trust. She is also a director of the board of Burrenbeo Trust.
Elaine holds a masters degree in Local History and a university certificate in the History of Art and Design from the University of Limerick (UL), a diploma in the history of European Painting from Trinity College, Dublin, and a diploma in Archaeology from NUI Galway. She taught Local History and Art History at UL and is an experienced public lecturer.
Elaine works as an independent lecturer and researcher.
Kerstin Mey was born and educated in Berlin, Germany. She studied for an MA equivalent in Art, and German language and literature at Humboldt University and completed a PhD in Art Theory and Aesthetics there. Before joining University of Limerick, which she currently heads up as Interim President, she held academic positions in universities in Germany and the UK. Her own research is concerned with contemporary and 20th century visual arts and she has a special interest in sculpture and art in public; art as research and the relationship between creative practice, documentation and archives.
Amongst others, Kerstin Mey was Vice-Chair of CHEAD (Council for Higher Education in Art and Design, UK), a member of the Austrian Science Board and of the Supervisory Board of the European Foundation for Press and Media Freedom. She currently serves on a number of Boards of cultural organisations in Ireland including the Hunt Museum, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the Irish Areal Creation Centre as well as EVA
Dr Muiris O’Ceidigh is the CEO of the National Milk Agency. Muiris holds a Doctorate in Governance and a solicitor, he is a member Veterinary Council of Ireland and is formerly a Public Interest Director on the Medical Science Registration Board, and a former Director of the Irish Red Cross. Currently a member of the Property Services Regulation Authority, he recently was appointed by the North South Ministerial Council to the Advisory Board of Safefood (Corporate Governance & Regulation).
Muiris is also a member of the board of the Faculty of Pathology at the Royal College of Physicians. He was appointed a Director of the Economic Research Institute of Northern Ireland by the UK government and the Office of First Minister and Deputy First Minister. Muiris has studied at Cambridge and Oxford University and is a business mentor on Corporate Governance and Regulation at the Cambridge Institute of Sustainable leadership at Cambridge University. Muiris is Chairman of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and has researched Civil & Human Rights and the media. He has expertise in financial technology and real estate technology (PROPTECH) having successfully undertaken the FINTECH programme at Oxford University.
Eugene Hayes is currently the owner and director of Midwest Corporate Services Limited. He previously worked for Ulster Bank in a career that spanned 32 years.
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