Brent Pope is a New Zealand born rugby television analyst, rugby journalist, charity worker, children’s book author, after dinner speaker, founder of Outside in Art Gallery in Dublin Ireland and owner of POPE shirts and shoes. He was born, raised and spent his rugby playing career in New Zealand, but has lived and worked in Ireland for most of his broadcasting career, where he is one of RTE’s most popular pundits.
Brent is also the curator of a popular art gallery for mental health artists called The Outside in Art Gallery, and has a movie script entitled Coming out to play listed with a major movie production company. He is involved in several mental health charities, and is an ambassador for St. Patrick’s Hospital Walk in My Shoes, Cycle Against Suicide, and RTÉ’s people of the year among many others.
Former President of Ireland, Chancellor Trinity College University of Dublin
Former Prime Minister of Australia
Former editor The Guardian newspaper, Principal Lady Margaret Hall Oxford
Co–Founder + CEO KeepAppy
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
TV Sports Pundit + Positive Mental Health Advocate
Activist & Environmentalist
Author + Community Arts Activist
Chancellor Dublin City University, former Seanad Senator.
Social Enterprise ecosystem facilitator
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
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.’
Director of Trinity Centre for the Environment, Professor of Geology, TCD
Digital Strategy & Diversity Ambassador
Co–Founder The Good Summit
Former VP Trinity College + Ethicist, Professor of Ecumenics
CEO, Bytes. Ireland
Co–Founder The Good Summit + Chaplain In Residence Trinity College Dublin
CEO – Social Innovation Fund Ireland
Ireland Correspondent at Sky News
Professor of Engineering, Director RICI project