Chris is the CEO of the Irish Social Enterprise Network (Socent.ie), Managing Partner of Collaboration Ireland and BCorp Ireland. He is driven by those organisations that are ‘Well Good.’
Chris’ work focuses on leading and managing European and Nationwide projects on Social Enterprise, Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Responsibility, Social Impact, Startups, Cooperatives, Exporting, SMEs in Ireland and leading a life of passion and purpose. In addition to founding Socent.ie, he is a director of Far & Wild, the Irish Export Cooperative (ExportCoop.ie), and a former director of Social Enterprises NI.
Through Socent.ie, Chris built Ireland’s largest network of social enterprises, social entrepreneurs and social innovators in Ireland. Through the ExportCoop.ie, Chris brought together Irish SME exporters reducing business costs through cooperative means opening up new avenues for business growth.
Former President of Ireland, Chancellor Trinity College University of Dublin
Former Prime Minister of Australia
Executive and Leadership Coach in high Performance and wellbeing. Former professional rugby player.
Co–Founder + CEO KeepAppy
Former editor The Guardian newspaper, Principal Lady Margaret Hall Oxford
President of the Public Affairs and Communications Huawei
Director of the Yale Centre for Emotional Intelligence
Author ‘Humanology’ – A Scientist’s Guide to Our Amazing Existence’
Founders What The Hack
Founder + Exec Chair, Pulse Learning. Founder, Cycle Against Suicide, I AM HERE
Chief Operating Officer, Trinity College Dublin
TV Sports Pundit + Positive Mental Health Advocate
Activist & Environmentalist
Social Enterprise ecosystem facilitator
Chancellor Dublin City University, former Seanad Senator.
Creator of ‘The Critter Shed’
Digital Innovator and Implementor, CEO of Digital Doddle and Co–founder of Tech for Good Dublin.
The Good Summit Good Hackathon
CEO of the Irish Social Enterprise Network
Author + Community Arts Activist
Author, professor and pastor
Founder, We Make Good Happen
Visualisation Facilitator / Graphic Recorder
Founder and CEO of the World Health Innovation Summit
Entrepreneur, Consultant, CEO I AM HERE, former international rugby player
Chief Advocate of World Vision Australia: ‘Working with governments and corporates for good.’
Digital Strategy & Diversity Ambassador
Co–Founder The Good Summit
Former VP Trinity College + Ethicist, Professor of Ecumenics
Poet and Theologian
Co–Founder The Good Summit + Chaplain In Residence Trinity College Dublin
CEO – Social Innovation Fund Ireland
Ireland Correspondent at Sky News
Founder of Blue Labour and Life Peer at House of Lords, Westminster
Professor of Engineering, Director RICI project