Governance and Management

We are the only national organisation for multiple sclerosis in Ireland. We are governed by a Board of Directors comprised of people with MS, business and medical persons. The Board is advised by a number of committees and is responsible for the overall control and strategic direction of the charity. The Board's decisions are put into effect by the Chief Executive and the Senior Management Team through the various departments in the organisation.

Board of Directors

Mr. Paddy Stronge, Chairman (Elected 27.09.2009) (Re-Elected 29.9.2012)
Mr. Robin Bradley (Elected 24.09.2016)
Ms. Noelle Burke (Elected 24.09.2016)
Mr. Thomas Cronin, Council Rep (Elected 13.09.2014)
Ms. Marcella Flood (Appointed 30.11.2013; Elected 13.09.2014)
Mr. Ian MacDougald (Elected 24.09.2016)
Mr. Rory Mulcahy SC (Elected 26/09/2015)
Mr. Maurice O' Connor (Elected 26/09/2015)
Ms. Mary Sheahan Lonergan (Appointed 26.09.2015)
Ms. Anne Restan (Appointed 24.09.2016)


The Remuneration Committee oversee the arrangements for service contracts of the Chief Executive and staff who report directly to the Chief Executive.

Martin Nolan, Chairman
Noelle Burke
Marcella Flood
Paddy Stronge

Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

Martin Nolan, Chairman
Robin Bradley
Manfred Huschka
Rory Mulchay
Sean Murphy
Martin Power
Paddy Stronge

Our CEO and Senior Management Team 

Ava Battles: Chief  Executive
David Allen: Corporate Services Manager
Memory Chipere: Financial Accountant 
Olga Estridge: Services Manager
Aidan Larkin: Services Development Manager 

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