Dr Jim Browne has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Galway Hospice Foundation.
Dr Browne is Chairman of the Board of Children’s Health Ireland, a Director of the Irish Academy of Engineering and Emeritus Professor of Production Engineering at the University of Galway.
He served as President of the University of Galway for ten years and prior to that as Registrar and Deputy President. He was also a member of the Board of Galway University Foundation.
Dr, Browne takes over from outgoing Chairman, Keith Finnegan who held the role as Chairman for over four years and will remain as a board member at Galway Hospice.
The role of Chairperson is supported by a voluntary Board of Directors and Executive Team, led by CEO, Mary Nash.