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Trinity Foundation Trustees

Marie Collins

Marie was appointed to the Trinity Foundation Audit & Risk Committee in 2016. She was appointed as Trustee in 2018 and now Chairs the Audit & Risk Committee. She graduated with a Masters in Business Administration from Trinity College Dublin. A Chartered Director she also holds a postgraduate qualification in Corporate Governance from UCD. Marie Chairs Home Building Finance Ireland DAC and is also Chair of Bank of Ireland Subsidiary, General Investment Trust DAC. She is an Independent Non-Executive Director (INED) and Audit & Risk Committee member of IPUTplc, and an independent member of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Communications Regulator. She is a Tutor on the Institute of Directors Chartered Director Programme and runs her own governance consultancy company.

Eddie Clarke

Eddie was appointed as a Trustee in February 2020. Eddie has extensive experience for well over 25 years of advising and managing Irish private client and corporate wealth. Chief Executive and executive board director of Brewin Dolphin Ireland and former head of Investec Wealth & Investment Ireland, he has held a number of senior executive and board roles at NCB Group and Investec Ireland. Eddie is a graduate of the Trinity College Dublin Business School and a member of the Trinity Business Alumni Committee.

Tim Cody

Tim was appointed as a Trustee in February 2020. Tim leads Accenture’s Industrial business across the UK & Ireland and Accenture’s Products business in Ireland covering the Retail, Consumer Goods and Services, Mobility and Industrial, Travel and Life Sciences industries. With over 27 years of consulting and client advisory experience, Tim has previously had multiple leadership roles across Accenture’s businesses in the UK and Ireland including leading the UK & Ireland Financial Services Management Consulting practice and the Management Consulting practice in Ireland covering all industry sectors. A graduate of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering from Trinity College Dublin, he is actively involved in industry associations and policy groups in the UK Ireland and works with non-profit organisations in Ireland.

Declan Sheehan

Declan is a former member of the Foundation Advisory Board and Trustee since 2013. He was appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees in February 2020. Declan is a former regional CEO for HSBC Private Bank in the UK and Channel Islands. He joined HSBC Private Bank following an 18-year career with JP Morgan in Europe and Asia having responsibility for private banking and investment banking businesses. At JP Morgan he was Area Head for Private Banking in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Area Head for Private Banking in the Asia-Pacific. Declan is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin (Economics, 1985).