David Cronin

Chief Executive

David Cronin is CEO of the Foundation that through close partnerships with both the Ireland Funds & Atlantic Philanthropies, has raised in excess of €200m in philanthropic funding to support the University of Limerick.

Bringing a wealth of commercial experience to this international role, David was previously COO and shareholder of QUMAS (Irish Software Company of the Year) and worked for several years on Wall Street as an equities trader on the NYSE.

David is a member of the Munster Rugby Commercial Board, the Advisory Board of Ireland Inc and the Advisory Board of the Bank of Ireland Seed & Early-Stage Equity Fund. He has been involved in the funding of a number of early-stage companies and is a non-executive director of the Wild Geese Group.

David is a graduate of the MSc in International Business from Trinity College Dublin, holds both an undergraduate degree and post-graduate in Economics, is an Alumni of the Global Business Program, IMD International (Switzerland) and Babson College, Boston.

In 2018, the President of the Republic of Chile, President Sebastian Piñera, appointed David as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Chile with jurisdiction in Ireland.

Email: david.cronin@ul.ie
Tel: +353 61 337087
Mobile: +353 86 770 4254
Fax: +353 61 33804