Irish Community & Culture

Brian Hanley

Brian Hanley

Director of Community Development

Brian Hanley joined the London Irish Centre in 2019. He brings expertise in strategic development of services, fundraising from trusts and foundations, organisational development and leadership.

He is a trained mindfulness teacher. He has a keen interest in community development and working with people using a strengths-based approach. He was previously Interim CEO of Mind Yourself, a health and wellbeing charity working with the Irish community in London. He led the integration of that charity’s services into the London Irish Centre in 2018. He previously worked at Mind, leading mental health services in the community.

He has a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Trinity College, Dublin and an MSc in HR Management from Birkbeck in London.

He has lived in London since 2007.