Justin Kilcullen served for twenty years as CEO of Trócaire. While in Trócaire he also served as Africa programme officer, and Coordinator of the Trócaire led CIDSE consortium for Indo-China, including a four year posting in Laos. .Justin left Trocaire in 2013 and retrained as an Executive and Business Coach. He mentors senior managers in the not –for –profit sector, both in Ireland and internationally.
Justin has played an important role in international development NGO affairs. He was president of CIDSE, the international working group of Cattholic development agencies, a founding member and president of Concord and Co-Chair of the Civil Society Partnership for Development Effectiveness, of which he is currently the European Representative.
Justin joined the Misean Cara board in 2015. He is also Chair of Social Justice Ireland, and a board member of a number of other voluntary organisations. He is Convenor of SAGE - Shankill Action for a Green Earth, an ecumenical community initiative to counter climate change.
Born in Dublin, Justin graduated from UCD in architecture. He worked in Tanzania, designing low cost housing, in Belfast working on inner city social housing, and for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, constructing refugee camps in Cambodia. He was awarded the International Union of Architects medal for the promotion of human settlements (2002).