Caoimhe de Barra was appointed Trócaire CEO in October 2018, twenty-one years after first joining the organisation. Her first role was as Campaigns Officer, later becoming Policy and Advocacy Coordinator.
Josiane appeared on Trócaire’s 2004Lenten Box commemorating the 1994 genocide in Rwanda in which she lost her father, sister and two of her brothers. With Trócaire's support she continued in education and recently received her degree in accounting. In August 2016, she joined the team at Trócaire Rwanda.
John is the Director of Riverdance, and Trócaire's first Ambassador. He recently produced the acclaimed photography exhibition and documentary ‘This is Palestine’ following a visit to Gaza and the West Bank with Trócaire. John aims to raise €2.1 million over three years to tackle human rights abuses and humanitarian needs through our Romero Fund.
Michael supports Trócaire’s agricultural resilience programme in Kenya to help families affected by poverty grow food, access water and boost their incomes.
Emmanual supports rural Rwandan families to grow bigger harvests and develop other small businesses with training and microcredit.
Bishop Crean of Cloyne Diocese heads up Trócaire’s Executive Board, which oversees the financial and operational management of the organisation. He was appointed Chair of Trócaire in June 2013.
Martina's work supports people in Uganda to secure access to land and other vital resources; to make the Ugandan Government more accountable and responsive to its citizen’s demands in the areas of health, education and water; and to combat gender based violence against women.
Ella provides technical support oversight and advice to Trócaire partners and the Sierra Leone Team on gender related issues.
David raises awareness about Trócaire’s work with media and our supporters in Northern Ireland. He ensures that our supporters know how their valued donations are being used to fight poverty and injustice.
The Trustees and Board are the custodians of Trócaire’s vision, mission and values; they approve strategy, structure, annual plans and budgets, and ensure the organisation is effective and accountable.