Paddy Harte Chairman Donegal Gathering Steering Group
Paddy holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Studies Degree from University College Dublin. He is currently Chairman of the Donegal Gathering Steering Group. He lectures in Leadership and Change Management at Letterkenny Institute of Technology. He was socio-economic development advisor to the International Fund for Ireland for over 23 years where he was involved in a wide range of cross-border and cross-community projects.
He has served as a board member of the Donegal County Development Board, Donegal Local Development Company (LEADER), Inishowen Rural Development Company (LEADER)and Tyrone Donegal Partnership where he advised and evaluated development initiatives. He was a member of the Donegal Employment Task Force and also served as a board member of Concern International. He is currently a member of the Board of the Tip O’Neill Diaspora Award Committee and of the Donegal Clinical and Research Academy. He is a recipient of The Donegal People of the Year Award and has been nominated for the Donegal Person of The Year for the past three years.