THE MANAGING partner of a Limerick law firm has been appointed to the board of the Charities Regulator.
Stephen Keogh, managing partner of MHP Sellors Solicitors, will serve on the board of the Charities Regulator following his appointment by Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys.
Mr Keogh is an expert in commercial law and is an experienced, independent non-executive director who sits on the Expert Advisory Panel in Law and Technology at University of Limerick’s School of Law.
He is a past president of Shannon Chamber of Commerce.
Mr Keogh is also a board member of St Gabriel’s Foundation, a charity that supports children who have a developmental delay or who have complex needs arising from a disability.
The Charities Regulator is the regulatory body that governs all of Ireland’s charities, with the mandate to promote good governance practice.
With over 11,500 charities on the regulator’s register, the work of the board is of utmost importance.
One of its core responsibilities is ensuring compliance with the Charities Acts, furthering their commitment by providing essential services to charities.