Pádraic Vallely is Business Development Manager with SIFI. Pádraic was CEO of the Cork Foundation for the past two years, a philanthropic organisation funding social enterprises projects in Cork City and county. Before this role, Pádraic spent ten years working as a special advisor to a national politician in Leinster House.
Pádraic has vast experience in strategy, policy, fundraising, marketing and campaign management, communications and high-end negotiation. Pádraic has a degree in Government and Public Policy from University College Cork and received a Masters in Business from Liverpool John Moores University with his thesis focused on Social Enterprise.
Pádraic is based in Cork and is an avid Munster Rugby Fan.