Teagasc Board

Mr Liam Herlihy (Chairman)Mr. Herlihy is a dairy farmer from County Waterford. He was appointed Chairman of FBD Holdings in May 2017 having joined the Board in 2015. Previously he was Group Chairman of Glanbia Plc for over 7 years in the period to June 2015. Mr Herlihy is a former  Director of the Irish Dairy Board (now Ornua) and ICOS.
Mr Tommy CookeDairy farmer and member of ICMSA’s National Council. Former Chairman ICMSA Dairy Committee and Rural Development Committee.
Professor Gerald FitzgeraldChair of Food Microbiology & Head of School of Microbiology at UCC. First Directo/CEO of Food for Health Ireland & Deputy Director of Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre.
Mr Patrick DuffyDairy farmer and Chairman of  Aurivo Co-operative Society LTD. Representative of the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS).  Pat was nominated by ICOS.
Ms Eilís O’ConnellAssistant Secretary at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for Human Resources and Corporate Affairs. 
Mr John BuckleyDairy farmer and  former recipient of the FBD Young Farmer of the Year 2013 and Nuffield Scholarship in 2015. John was nominated by Macra na Feirme.
Ms Martina DonnellyBusiness and Technology Advisor at Teagasc, Advisory and Training Centre, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway.  Teagasc Staff Representative.
Ms Elizabeth ReynoldsConsultant, board member and experienced business leader.   Worked with GlaxoSmithKline for  24 years in Ireland, UK, China, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  Business partner Enterprise Ireland 
Mr Brian RusheDairy Farmer and Deputy President of the Irish Farmers’ Association.
Mr Liam WoulfeManaging Director of Grassland AGRO and of Freshgrass Group. 
Professor Thia HennessyChair of Agri-Food Economics and Dean of Cork University Business School at University College Cork.

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