The Genio team comprises an experienced group of specialists with a range of public, private and non-profit backgrounds. Driven and passionate, the team shares the core belief that 'Society benefits by valuing all of its citizens.' The team is lead by Founding Executive Director, Madeleine Clarke, who prior to establishing Genio, worked in the social sector for thirty years as a professional psychologist, senior manager and independent consultant working with statutory, philanthropic and non-governmental agencies. 

Genio Limited by Guarantee is an Irish registered company (Reg no. 454839) established in March 2008. It is governed by the Genio Board of Directors, who give their time on a voluntary basis, and operates as a non-profit organisation. Board Directors are normally elected for three-year terms and meet at least four times a year. The Board of Directors is chaired by Shay Garvey, who is a founding partner of Frontline Ventures and one of the most active and experienced early-stage technology investors in Europe.

The Genio Trust was established in 2010 to receive and disburse innovation funds to support the reform of services in a personalised, cost-effective direction. The Genio Trust is a registered charity (CRA 20075606,
CHY 19312) which is governed by the the Trustees of the Genio Trust. They are appointed by the Board of Directors of Genio Ltd and also give their time on a voluntary basis. Their role is to make final decisions regarding receiving and disbursing funds through the Trust against criteria agreed with our partners, ensuring these decisions are in line with the overall mission of Genio. The Board of Trustees is chaired Prof Brian MacCraith, President of Dublin City Unviversity; member of the Forfas Advisory Council on Science, Technology & Innovation; and member of the Government-appointed High-Level Steering Group on Research Prioritisation.

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Pearse St., Dublin 2, D02 YH27, Ireland
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