The Board of Directors of Shine’s responsibilities are to:
  1. Define our vision and strategic direction.
  2. Ensure good governance.
  3. Safeguard financial reserves.
  4. Maintain overall management.

Shine Audit and Risk Sub-Committee

The two functions of the Shine Audit and Risk Sub-Committee are to:

  1. promote an understanding of the organisational review function by our Board, and
  2. provide a forum for senior management to discuss internal control including issues raised by external audit, risk management and governance.

Governance Code

Shine complies with The Charity Regulators Governance Code. Shine’s external auditors are Deloitte Chartered Accountants, Deloitte & Touche House, 29 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 AY28

Shine Constitution

Click HERE to read Shine’s Constitution Document.

Strategic Plan 2019 – 2021

Our Strategic Plan 2019-2021, Making Change Happen, outlines our organisational objectives.

Data Protection

Please refer to Shine’s Privacy Statement to learn about your data protection rights

Our Board

Mark Synnott

Mark Synnott uses his financial skills to help our Board manage our finances and improve the efficiency of our services. Mark is an experienced financial services professional with over 25 years’ experience in the international financial services industry in Ireland. His current role is to act as Trustee on behalf of investors. This means he ensures that investors’ interests are protected in line with European regulations. Mark has a Master’s in Business Studies and is a member of the Institute of Directors in Ireland where he has achieved a Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction.

Pascal King

Pascal King has a passionate interest in developing both awareness and funding in the mental healthcare sector. Pascal is an International Business Consultant working in the pharmaceutical and related healthcare sectors. He specialises in access to medicines in the speciality and rare disease sectors. Pascal holds a degree in Pharmacology from University College Dublin and a Master's in Health Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona.

Kevin Roantree

Kevin Roantree has extensive knowledge and specialist skills and helps enhance the success of Shine. His knowledge and skills include: corporate governance, finance, human resources (HR), information technology (IT) and data, media and communications, risk management, strategic development and implementation. Kevin has worked as a Director of Corporate Operations in the Irish public health sector for the last 15 years. Kevin is also a qualified personal and management coach.

Miriam Donohoe

Miriam Donohoe has almost four decades of experience in media and communications, and uses her skills to support building the profile of Shine and its programmes. A journalist for 27 years, she has worked across many of the Irish newspaper titles including ten years on the staff of the Irish Times. Miriam moved into communications in 2009, establishing a PR agency MD Media before following her passion for international development by moving to work in the humanitarian aid sector. She is currently Head of Communications with Trócaire. Miriam is a graduate of the TUI journalism course and holds a Diploma in Newspaper Management from Scandinavian International Management Institute (SIMI).

Martin Melvin

Martin is a science teacher from the West of Ireland who has an interest in mental health. He has a B.Sc. (Hons) in Biotechnology from NUI Galway and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Hons) from NUI Maynooth. Martin is open to projects in the mental health field. He is contactable via Shine.

Martin has been on the Board of Shine since 2016.