People & Regulation

The workings of the Foundation are overseen by a Board of Directors who convene formally for at least three Board Meetings annually, together with an AGM. The current directors are:

  • Mr. Michael Lane (Chairperson)
  • Mr Don Kelly
  • Sr Esther Murray
  • Mr. William Fennell
  • Fr Thadeus Mkamwa (SAUT)
  • Prof Darach Turley (Secretary)

The Foundation is fully recognised and regulated by the Charities Regulatory Authority, Ireland’s national statutory regulatory body for charitable organisations. It has also been granted charitable status by the Irish Revenue authorities. You can check out the Foundation’s official mission statement, annual audited financial reports, and directors’ profiles at by typing ‘saint augustine university foundation’ in the search box.