Board of Directors
Ann Foxe – Chairperson
Ann was instrumental in setting up the North-West branch over 20 years ago and is the current serving secretary of the North-West branch. She has over 20 years’ experience with PAI and is well-versed in compliance.
Pádraig Barry – Vice Chairperson
Pádraig is from Limerick, is a member of the Midwest branch and continues to work fulltime with Saint-Gobain Construction products in Ireland. Pádraig has worked in general manager roles for more than 25 years, has a general interesting in most sports, particularly hurling, rugby and golf. A keen runner and cyclist, Pádraig is living with Parkinsons.
Una Anderson Ryan – Treasurer
Una is a founding member of the original board for PAI. Has worked with the Midwest Branch for over 30 years, implementing and developing their vision for a Parkinson’s Disease nurse service in the midlands.
Robert Young – Secretary
Robert joined the Board of PAI in August 2021. He has worked in the domestic and cross-border insurance and pensions sector for 33 years. Robert is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He has held senior roles in Finance, Risk and Compliance”
Dave Power – Director
Dave joined the Board of the Association in October 21. Dave has been working in IT all his life. He has worked in numerous roles such as developer, solution architect, lead consultant and manager. Currently Dave works with Microsoft as a senior Technology Specialist.
Dave became involved with the Parkinsons Association of Ireland through a project we worked in early 2021.
Dave is from Dublin and spends his spare time tending to his city centre garden, cooking and taking long walks in the country.
Beccy Cameron joined the Board in November 2021. Beccy has over thirty years’ experience working within the human resource management sector acquired through a wide range of organisations such as financial services, retail, IT, telecommunications, media, accountancy and the public sector in Ireland, the UK and across Europe.
Beccy is the Founder/ Director of Robin HR Consultancy, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPD) and a Member of the Irish Institute of Training & Development (IITD). Living in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, Beccy is an Iyengar Yoga teacher, daily sea swimmer, avid reader and gardener.
Paula Gilmore – CEO
Paula is the CEO of the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland since 2014 .
Paula was elected to the BOD of the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) in 2019
and has worked in the healthcare field since 2000, working with and providing support services for people living with HIV and AIDS up until 2014.
She holds a Masters in Management, M.A.(Hons) Pastoral & Voluntary Services at DCU.