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3 June 2023  

Paul (John Paul Joseph) O’Donovan

Paul O’Donovan

Paul O’Donovan

Paul (John Paul Joseph) O’Donovan ,BSc (NUI), MBA (Wales)

Paul strongly believes in higher education as a public good and in its transformative power for individuals and society. As a member of Senate (2017-2022) he took part in strategy development and IT modernisation projects in addition to committee work, the advancement of academic standards and scholarship, and the promotion of the NUI.

A native of Co. Cork, he spent several decades in Wales working and consulting for a variety of private- and public-sector organisations including the European Commission, UN Food & Agriculture Organisation, Welsh Development Agency, and the Welsh Government. He has been Academic Secretary in UCC since 2012.