Welcome to Kevin Whelan, CEO

Image of Kevin Whelan, CEO“I wish to acknowledge my appreciation for the hospitality afforded to me on commencing my role as CEO. I am particularly looking forward to meeting the membership at our AGM. Together as a team and in true partnership we can achieve a great future for Fighting Blindness.”  Kevin Whelan, CEO.

Fighting Blindness is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Whelan as Chief Executive Officer. Kevin began his role with Fighting Blindness on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 and we are delighted to welcome him on board.

Before joining us in Fighting Blindness, Kevin was the CEO of Irish Autism Action for 10 years, during which time he established Ireland’s first National Autism Centre. Kevin has extensive experience in the non-profit sector, particularly in the areas of strategic management, corporate partnerships, grant fundraising and membership development.

We look forward to Kevin leading Fighting Blindness as we grow the organisation by enhancing our support services and advocacy work and bringing our many research initiatives to fruition for the benefit of our members.