The purpose of the External Advisory Board of J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, University of Galway is to offer the Head of School and School Executive Board independent external guidance and advice, and actively support delivery of the School’s mission and strategy. The External Advisory Board is comprised of regional, national and international members in a range of fields and from varied sectors.

The current Board was confirmed on comprises of 21 Board members, 16 board members are from the business community with the other 5 from third sector, public and policy organisations. 33% of the Board are located internationally US, Dubai, Hong Kong, UK and India.