Alumni Award for Business and Commerce - Sponsored by Bank of Ireland
Jim Clarken, CEO of Oxfam Ireland (Irish Human Rights & Equality Commissioner, EU Fundamental Rights Agency Chair)

Jim Clarken is CEO of Oxfam Ireland and a senior leader within Oxfam International, one of the largest human rights, development, and humanitarian organisations in the world. He is a Commissioner at the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission and is Chair of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency. He is a leading commentator on global issues relating to human rights, inequality, sustainable development and the role of business in promoting and protecting rights, and is a passionate advocate for gender equality, contributing to political and public debate in a wide range of international fora. Jim worked at senior management and board level in manufacturing and service industries for over 15 years prior to joining the INGO sector.