Martin Gallagher, has been CEO with The Clare Foundation since February 2015, he has significant experience, leadership and knowledge heading up national rugby unions and coaching high performance teams across the globe, running a business in Africa and leading charities in the UK. His expertise is in converting strategy to operational success, building creative stakeholder relationships that provides innovation and reciprocity to build long-term sustainability.
On a personal level, both an altruist and autodidactic, he believes profoundly in the ‘servant leadership theory’ and cites the ability to build personal relationships with people to provide meaningful engagement. An aged athlete, he is fiercely competitive in rugby and tennis. He has a passion for wine (he is studying for his sommelier exams), travelling, rock music and family.