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DRI Board


DRI Board Information

The principal governance structure of the DRI is the Board. The current DRI Board was appointed in 2017 following a call for nominations that was open to all DRI Members. Appointees were ratified by the Executive Committee of the Royal Irish Academy, and serve 3-year terms. The role of the DRI Board is to:

  1. Oversee the work of the Core Implementation Team: the DRI Director in his/her role as the Chair of the Core Implementation Team will report to the DRI Board on the implementation of the DRI work programme

  2. Ensure the accountability of the Core Implementation Team

  3. Provide strategic guidance to the DRI Director and guide the strategic planning and implementation processes.

The full Terms of Reference of the DRI Board can be found here


Interim Director, IRC
Director, NLI
Director, DRI
President, RIA
Professor, MU
Chief Digital Officer, RTÉ
Executive Secretary, RIA
Director, NAI
Director, UCCDH
Director, TLRH & Chair, IRC