Principal Officer, Irish Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER)
Donal worked for Concern Worldwide from 2001 - 2012, initially in the fundraising department. Following emergency deployments to Darfur (2004) and Indonesia (2005) as a member of Concern’s emergency response team, Donal was appointed as a logistics advisor based in Concern’s Dublin office. This role gave Donal the opportunity to visit and work in many of Concern’s overseas fields.
Donal was elected to the Board of Concern Worldwide in 2014. He served on the Audit and Risk Committee from 2015 until 2022 and was its Chair from 2019 to 2022. Donal served on the Board of Concern UK from 2015 – 2016, has served on the Board of Concern US since 2019 and also serves on the Board of Concern Korea. Donal was elected to the Chair of Concern Worldwide in 2022.
Donal works in the Department of Justice in Ireland.