We follow charities SORP format for our accounts. Click on the link below to download the corresponding financial report
We are compliant with the Charities Regulator Good Governance Code. The Good Governance Awards recognises and encourages adherence to good governance by nonprofit organisations in Ireland. The awards were developed by Carmichael with the support of private sector partners and leading national bodies in the nonprofit sector.
We follow a corporate fundraising model. We adhere to the Charities’ Regulator Fundraising Guidelines. We do not raise funds directly from the public
Board Of Directors
Proudly Made in Africa’s Board of Directors brings together expertise in both development and business.
Meet our board
Mark Bonham is the Chair of PMIA Board of Trustees. He is an experienced Chairperson, Executive and Non-Executive Director working in international FinTech and Financial Services industry over 30 years. Skilled in Enterprise and Financial Risk Management, Corporate Governance and Regulatory oversight. Focused on encouraging Diversity and Inclusion engagement, Sustainable Development Goals with a passion for supporting organisations in understanding regulatory governance developing innovative FinTech solutions.
Catherine is our treasurer and an accountant with an extensive financial background with expertise in financial reporting, Tax returns, payroll, internal audits, credit control, bank reconciliation, and budgeting. Catherine also completed a BA in Development Studies with the Kimmage Development Studies Centre and has worked in development and non-Governmental sector’s. Catherine has a passion for technology and innovation including working with projects that bring about sustainable growth to communities.
A visionary and passionate leader in International Education.
As Head of International Affairs at Ireland's largest university he has the responsibility for; the promotion of the University globally, recruitment of international students, international partnering, overseas delivery, internationalisation of the curriculum and leading the University's internationalisation strategy. He works directly in over thirty countries dealing with alumni, partner universities, businesses, scholarship bodies, government departments, government agencies and the diplomatic missions of many countries both in Ireland and overseas. He contributes to national policy as a Ministerial appointee to the High Level Group on International Education and as a member of the Dublin City Council International Advisory Board. In support of this role he brings a strong academic track record of peer-reviewed research in nanotechnology and spectroscopy, and almost a decade as a business development adviser to a small and large businesses and supporting businesses to partner internationally.
Sylvia is the Ugandan Consulate General to Ireland, working on economic development programmes and supporting Irish investors expanding their businesses into Uganda. Sylvia has vast experience in both African business and education, having lectured for over 18 years at the National College of Ireland on these themes and running successful entrepreneurship programmes between Ireland and Uganda. She has sat on the board at Gorta and has recently completed her PhD at Dublin Institute of Technology, themed around female entrepreneurship in emerging African markets.
Sandra is a solicitor with expertise in public, administrative, regulatory and information law matters. Sandra is a qualified barrister (non-practising) and has worked previously in research and advocacy roles in public and non-profit organisations in Ireland and overseas. She has direct experience of the Irish startup community, having founded an e-commerce platform in the consumer sector. She is the current Legal and Policy Officer with the National Women's Council of Ireland.
Christian is a Partnerships & Policy Lead at Fairwear Foundation in Amsterdam. A senior executive operating at the nexus of sustainability and supply chains, Christian has developed and lead initiatives for a variety of global private brands and NGOs, including PVH, Tesco and SLCP. Christian leverages resources, reputations, and relationships at all levels of industry and society to build awareness, inspire action, and strengthen individual and collective actions to address human rights and environmental sustainability risks and challenges.
James is our company secretary. A communications and development professional with over ten years' experience in the not-for-profit sector, he has held positions with IOM - the United Nations Migration Agency and ORBIS International. He is an experienced fundraising and development manager and has tailored solutions for industry leaders including Davy, CRH, KPMG, Matheson and Avalon to complement their CSR goals. James is currently Head of Communications at Ireland's largest approved housing body, Clúid Housing. He holds an M.Phil in European Studies and a BA in French and Spanish, both awarded by Trinity College, Dublin. His current focus is on media relations, digital communications, business development and Government relations.
Siobhan acts as Company Secretarial Trustee. She has worked in the financial services and legal sectors for a number of years and holds an MSc in Management and Corporate Governance from Ulster University, in addition to an LLB from the University of Limerick. Siobhan, is an accredited member of the Chartered Governance Institute and is passionate about the impact good governance practices can have on economic and societal value and well-being.