Building Sustainable, Resilient and Thriving Rural Places



Foróige, Ireland



Seán Campbell is CEO of Foróige and he has led the organisation's pioneering work for over 20 years. A native of Dundalk, Co. Louth, Seán has a deep rooted commitment to enabling young people to reach their full potential and he sees non-formal education as a key driver of social and economic success. A former Teacher, Seán is a graduate of University College Dublin and holds a BA and a Higher Diploma in Education. Seán received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from NUI Galway for his services to the young people of Ireland in 2011 and he is also a member of the National Children and Young People’s Advisory Council which advises the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.