SeeBeyondBorders Ireland

About SeeBeyondBorders Ireland

SeeBeyondBorders Ireland (SBBI) is an independent development charity established as a company in 2020 and gained national registration as a charity in 2021 (20206034). Together with SeeBeyondBorders Australia and SeeBeyondBorders UK, it supports SeeBeyondBorders Cambodia to work in partnership with Cambodian educators and improve learning outcomes for Cambodian children. Since its foundation SBBI has achieved Dóchas membership (2022), been nominated twice for a Carmichael award in Good Governance (2022, 2023), successfully filed for full compliance with the Charities Regulator Code and grown its income significantly.

For more detailed information about SeeBeyondBorders Ireland please visit their website here.

Board of Trustees

Catherine Byrne

Chair

Catherine Byrne

chair



Chair Catherine Byrne joined the board and was appointed Chair in 2023. Catherine brings a huge amount of experience in development and education and previously worked as Deputy General Secretary of the INTO, and has served on boards such as Oxfam and VSO.

Maeve Corish

Maeve Corish



Vice Chair Maeve Corish joined the Board in 2020 as a founding Director and served as Chair from January 2021 to June 2023. She is a former principal of DPETNS and has been to Cambodia several times.

Tom Costello

Tom Costello



om Costello joined the Board in 2020 as a founding Director. Tom was a member of the Charities Regulatory Authority and has served on boards including the Government Advisory Council and as Chair of the Children’s Rights Alliance.

Gemma Daly

Gemma Daly



Gemma Daly joined the Board in 2022. Gemma spent twenty years providing external audit services to Irish and multinational companies. She has held a number of Board positions and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Volunteers

Geraldine Barnwell

Finance Manager

Geraldine Barnwell

Finance Manager



Geraldine is a Chartered Accountant who spent most of her professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dublin, Geraldine has volunteered with SBBI since Summer 2021 as Finance and Administration Manager.

Gary Doyle

Fundraising Committee

Gary Doyle

Fundraising Committee



Gary has over 20 years experience working with Development NGO’s including two overseas assignments. His work included project management, public relations, and securing project funding from institutional funders. Gary has been volunteering with SBBI since mid-2022.

Márie-Ni-Bhróithe

Fundraising Committee

Máire Ní Bhróithe

Fundraising Committee



Máire has over 20 years experience working as a school leader and was the National Deputy Director of the Irish Centre for School Leadership. Máire has been a volunteer for SBB Ireland since 2022 and has visited multiple times.

Get Involved

At SeeBeyondBorders we are always looking for people to get involved with the work we do. Whether that is donating or fundraising individually or through your school or company, you can reach out to us at info@seebeyondborders.org for more information. Below are some of the ways you can support our work.

Individuals

  • Become a regular donor
  • Fundraise for SeeBeyondBorders
  • Become an ambassador
    Volunteer with us

Businesses

  • Partnerships and Info Pack
  • Fundraising events and dollar matching
  • Corporate Immersion Trips Staff engagement presentations
  • Workplace Giving
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals

Schools

  • Fundraise with your school
  • Student Representative Councils
  • Learn more and share

Allies

  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Presentations to your organisation