John Hume always preferred to speak face to face, one to one. Pat spent years immersed in the day-to-day running of the constituency office. Above all, what was important to them was the people they worked for; people from all walks of life, of all creeds and ethnicities.
We are leaders for peaceful change
Our board and patrons
We are committed to openness and inclusiveness. Our board is composed of people young and old, from diverse backgrounds and communities, who bring a breadth of experience and a range of different viewpoints to everything we do.
Professor Seán Farren
Foundation Chair, former Minister for Higher & Further Education, and Finance, Northern Ireland Executive.
John Hume Jnr
Founding Partner Hume Brophy Communications
Former deputy First Minister NI Executive, Member of Parliament and SDLP Leader
Professor Paul Arthur
Professor of Politics, Emeritus Director of the Graduate Program in Peace and Conflict Studies Ulster University
Retired Irish diplomat
Mike Nesbitt MLA
MLA for Strangford 2011-Present. Leader, Ulster Unionist Party 2011-2017.
Former broadcast journalist.
Assistant to Judge at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg
Professor Monica McWilliams
Emeritus Professor at Ulster University and Chairperson of Interpeace, an international NGO working on peace-building.
Former CEO of Concern Worldwide and Chair of the Irish Constitutional Convention.
Former General Secretary SDLP
Former Executive member of NICRA, Deputy Leader SDLP and Minister for Agriculture Northern Ireland Assembly
Former European Commission official, and EU envoy to establish, with John Hume, EU Peace Package. Founder member of SDLP and elected with John Hume for Derry constituency.
Managing Partner, VentureWave Capital Ltd, member of Advisory Board of the Smurfit Business School and Glucksman Ireland House at New York University, Strategic Advisor to Endeavor Ireland.
Study Support Officer in Altnagelvin Area Hospital and campaigner for truth, justice and equality
Head of Corporate Affairs at Choice Housing Ireland Limited, Former MLA and Leader Progressive Unionist Party
Professor Mo Hume
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow
Foundation Secretary, former Councillor Belfast City Council
Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese
Nadia Murad, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Senator George J. Mitchell
Séamus Mallon (posthumously)
Aine (Hume) Abbott
Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach
Professor Arthur Aughey
Lord Paul Bew
Dr. Mark Brennan
Professor John Coakley
Dr Shelley Deane
Dr Michael Doyle
Lord Alf Dubs
Professor Anne Gilliland
Eamon Gilmore Eu Special Representative
Mary Harney, former Tánaiste
Rev. Harold Good
Professor Katy Hayward
Rev Chris Hudson
Enda Kenny, former Taoiseach
Mary Pat Kelly
Professor Brigid Laffan
Kristin M Leary, Frederick Douglas Family initiatives
Lord Paul Murphy
Daithí Ó Ceallaigh
Dr Robert Ramsay
Professor Jennifer Todd