Maximum Number of Positions: 12
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (3), Male (9)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (25%), Male (75%)
Notes: On the 24th of July each year, the two longest-serving members of the board shall retire. No member may serve for more than ten years in succession.

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Aidan Donnelly 05/12/2013 08/06/2017 Board Member Ministerial on Application
Dermot Mulligan 12/09/2015 Board Member Exemption Section 9.1.7
Grainne McAleese 25/10/2018 Board Member PAS Process
Liam Madden (Prof.) 31/01/2013 08/06/2017 Board Member Ministerial appointment
Maire Geoghegan-Quinn 11/04/2018 Board Member PAS Process
Mark Ferguson (Prof.) 16/01/2012 16/01/2017 Board Member Ex officio (Director General of SFI)
Mary Doyle 05/12/2012 25/07/2016 Board Member Ministerial - Nominated by Minister for Education
Pat Duane (Dr.) 01/12/2009 25/07/2015 Board Member Ministerial on Application
Peter Clinch (Prof) 01/08/2019 Chairperson PAS Process
Tom Blundell (Prof.) 19/11/2014 25/07/2019 Board Member Ministerial
Vacancy 07/12/2019 Board Member
Vacancy 31/12/2019 Board Member