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Appointment of new Chair to the Board of Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA)

Ali Curran, new Chair of the Board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA). Photo Marc O’Sullivan

Ali Curran appointed as new Chair to the Board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA)

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D. has today announced the appointment of Ali Curran as the new Chair of the Board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA).  The appointment is for a five year term.

Ali was initially appointed to the Board as Board Member on 18th January 2023 and is an experienced business and organisational consultant. She is a Director of CHL Consulting Ltd., a member of the Institute of Directors Ireland, and a certified Management Consultant with the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors. She holds a Masters in Organisational Psychology, professional certificate in Organisational Change and is a qualified executive and leadership coach.

Ali has a strong history of successful leadership and management of cultural organisations having previously worked as Director of the Dublin Fringe Festival, Director of The Peacock Theatre @ The Abbey, and Director of the Tron Theatre, Glasgow.

The Minister also announced that she has re-appointed Margot Lyons and John A Cunningham to the Board for a second term.  The Minster wants to thank them for agreeing to serve again on the Board and to help to guide IMMA over the coming years.

Speaking today Minister Martin said:
“I want to congratulate Ali Curran on her appointment and wish her well in this new and exciting role. She is already serving on the Board and comes to the position of Chair with excellent experience and understanding of leadership and organisational change. I am confident that under her leadership, the Board will provide the necessary oversight and support to IMMA and its executive Team lead by Annie Fletcher as they continue to develop and grow this dynamic and innovative institution.”


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