GFI is a company limited by guarantee having no share capital and which has been granted charitable status by the Irish Revenue Commissioners. GFI’s decision-making body consists of a Board of Directors, which currently consists of Duncan Stewart (Chair), Brendan Hanifin (Company Secretary), John Barry, John Dillon, Claire Downey, Sandy Dunlop, Thomas Legge, Eileen McDermott, Donna Mullen, and Martin Nolan.
GFI organises and carries out its work of creating a sustainable Ireland through its Management Team consisting of Stiofán Nutty (Director of Education), Ann O’Conarain (Administrator), Tommy Simpson (Projects Co-Ordinator), and Nuala Ahern (Publications Editor). The members of the Board of Directors and the Management Team volunteer their time and commitment to furthering the vision of GFI of a sustainable Ireland.
GFI’s Management Team works with its Administrator Ann O’Conarain to organise and run GFI events, to maintain best practice corporate governance and to keep the Board of Directors informed and engaged with all aspects of GFI’s work. The GFI Management Team is augmented by its Chair Duncan Stewart and by other Board members for specific projects and events.
EVENTS and PROJECTS
GFI operates through specific events and projects for which it seeks funding from appropriate sources. Please click here to visit our Events Page
Funding is project specific, with projects being selected by the Board and approved on merit. Individuals and organisations may apply to GFI to approve their projects and have them forwarded by GFI to appropriate funding organisations.
To achieve our goals we seek strategic partnerships with other organisations who share our values.
Our current partner is Green European Foundation (GEF).
FRIENDS OF GFI
We welcome volunteers or donors to GFI or to specific projects, and we plan to hold specific events for such Friends of GFI.