ActionAid Ireland is governed by a Board of Directors whose principal responsibilities are the setting and monitoring of the strategic direction of the organisation, monitoring compliance, ensuring the efficient and effective use of resources and the establishment of policy. No remuneration is paid to Directors for their services on the Board. Directly incurred expenses are reimbursed, if claimed. ActionAid Ireland’s directors are required to declare any conflicts of interest on an annual basis. The directors have each declared that there are no conflicts of interest with regards to their involvement as trustees of ActionAid Ireland.
Anna Lee (Chair from January 2019)
Agnes Kalungu-Banda (since 2014)
Gilda Pender (since 2016)
Greg Maher (since 2018)
James Foley (since 2018)
Fiona O’Malley (since 2018)
Anna Lee (since 2018)
Patricia Whaley (ActionAid International Representative since April 2016)
ActionAid Ireland’s CEO is paid a gross salary of €75,000 per year. The company operates a defined contribution pension scheme which is available to all employees, to which both ActionAid and the employees contribute. The CEO is the highest paid staff member, and has no further benefits.
As disclosed in ActionAid Ireland’s Audited Accounts for 2017, total Expenditure in 2017 was €2,552,660. Of the total expenditure for ActionAid Ireland, 89% was for charitable activities: overseas development work, emergency response activities, overseas support costs and local campaigning and communications. The remaining 11% was spent on the costs of raising funds and on governance.
As of January 2019 ActionAid Ireland has ten full-time paid staff members and two part-time paid staff members.
As a supporter of ActionAid you are entitled to
Information concerning the projects which ActionAid Ireland supports.
Confidentiality and a choice as to whether you wish to receive further information from ActionAid Ireland in the future
You can be assured that, as a charity supported by voluntary public donations ActionAid Ireland will always
Prepare fully audited accounts which are available to you for inspection, in accordance with the Statement of Recommended Practice for Charities.
Adhere to the Governance Code, a Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable (CVC) organisations in Ireland
Keep administrative and fundraising costs to a minimum