Orbis Board Members

Anne Nolan is an International Health Development Specialist/Consultant with over thirty years of experience working primarily in African countries. She is very knowledgeable about health in Ethiopia having worked there for over eight years.

Bethlehem Girma is a senior inclusive finance expert who has worked in areas of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) and rural finance using the market systems approach. She is currently the Finance Intervention Manager for LIFT (Land Investment for Transformation Programme) in Ethiopia. Bethlehem holds a Master’s in Accounting and Finance from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Currently, she is pursuing her Masters in Development Practice (MDP).

Carina Ryan is a Manager in Aircraft Trading for Goshawk. Prior to Goshawk, Carina worked at AWAS and CIT Aerospace.

Catherine (Cathy) Gaynor is an Independent Development Consultant working on planning, appraisal and evaluation of socio-economic development programmes. She has worked extensively in Africa, including Ethiopia.

Clare O’Dea became Chair of Orbis Ireland in 2021, following Maurice Cox's retirement. Clare is a Director of Select Strategies. Clare previously worked with KPMG and Ulster Bank Investment Managers.

Donal Brosnahan is a Paediatric Ophthalmologist. Donal is a member of the Orbis Volunteer Faculty (managed by Orbis International).

Heran Tadesse is an experienced gender and public health professional with a demonstrated history of working in non-profit and for-profit organizations. She is skilled in research, policy analysis, capacity building, programme management and mainstreaming gender in the broader aspects of social development programmes.

Jennifer Moulton is a qualified accountant with almost twenty years experience in aircraft leasing. Jennifer is currently Managing Director EMEA Sales for DAE Capital.

Michael Boyd has worked in international development since 1975.

Paul Boyle is Senior Vice President Airline Marketing EMEA with Avolon. Paul has held various positions in the aircraft leasing space over the past twenty-seven years, most recently as VP Leasing in AerCap.

Raymond (Ray) Sisson is Chairman of SCALE Aviation and a Managing Director at Credit Suisse. He has held a number of senior positions in global corporations, including AWAS and GECAS.

Trevor Lydon is the Chief Financial Officer of Airbus Financial Services UC, a subsidiary of the European aircraft manufacturer, Airbus SAS.


Orbis would like to thank the following individuals who gave their valuable time and expertise for many years while serving on the Orbis Ireland Board of Directors:

Andrew Lowe

John Crowe

Lar Bradshaw

Liz Barry

Lorcan Tiernan

Mark Pollock

Maurice Cox

Michael Holland

Ray Power

Ronan Traynor

Tom O’Connor

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