Pádraic Vallely

Pádraic Vallely is our Senior Philanthropy & Development Manager at Rethink Ireland. 

Before joining Rethink Ireland, Pádraic was CEO of the Cork Foundation, a philanthropic organisation funding social enterprises projects in Cork city and county. 

Before this role, Pádraic spent ten years working as a special advisor to a national politician in Leinster House. He has vast experience in strategy, policy, fundraising, marketing,  campaign management, communications and high-end negotiation. 

Pádraic has a degree in Government and Public Policy from University College Cork and received a Masters in Business from Liverpool John Moores University where he wrote a thesis on social enterprise.

Pádraic is based in Cork and is an avid Munster Rugby Fan.