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Gate Theatre Board and Governance

The Directors of The Edwards MacLiammoir Dublin Gate Theatre Productions DAC (The Gate Theatre) are:

Peter Crowley

Jim Clery
Anne-Marie Curran
James Morris
Séamus Given
Sandra Thorpe

The Gate Theatre Trust
The Trustees are Peter Crowley, Nicholas Kearns and Martin McAleese

The Gate Theatre is committed to complying with the recommended guidelines for financial reporting requirements and with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising as developed by Irish Charities Tax Research Ltd (ICTR). In addition, The Gate Theatre is also committed to good governance and the organisation complies with all regulatory requirements and operates in accordance with its governing document, available here

The Gate Theatre keeps detailed books and records of accounts and maintains strict financial controls. The organisation’s latest financial statements are available here.


The Gate Theatre Board Directors Biographies

Jim Clery (appointed 2014)
Jim is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered tax adviser and experienced board member. He has been a partner at KPMG Ireland since 2000, where he now leads its Real Estate and Construction practice.

Anne-Marie Curran (appointed 2017)
Anne-Marie has been Managing Director of Drury Porter Novelli since 2010, having joined the agency in 2004. She combines her management role with strategic client support on a wide range of assignments and acts as a senior consultant on many of the firm’s retained accounts. She has worked on several large projects, in particular, those involving litigation and major transactions in the infrastructure, financial services, logistics, and food and beverage sectors.

Anne-Marie is a fellow of the Institute of Public Relations of Ireland, a qualified Business and Life coach and sits on the boards of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival, the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital, and until recently the Irish Heritage Trust. Anne-Marie holds a certificate in company direction from the Institute of Directors Ireland.

Peter Crowley (appointed 2015)
Prior to establishing FL Partners, Peter Crowley was Chief Executive Officer of IBI Corporate Finance and CEO of Sigma Communications Group. A qualified Chartered Accountant, he spent 6 years as a Director in KPMG Corporate Finance. He is a non-executive Chairman of The Racing Post and Kaymed and was previously a non-executive director of Irish Continental Group plc, owner of Irish Ferries.

James Morris (appointed 2015)
James Morris is Chairman of the Windmill Lane Group and is a Director of the Dublin International Film Festival. He also served two terms as Chairman of the Irish Film Board and was on the board of IMRO (Irish Music Rights Organisation). He is a founder of TV3, The Mill (UK) and Windmill Lane Studios.

Séamus Given (appointed 2019)
Séamus is a solicitor. He has been a partner in Arthur Cox since 1995 where he leads Employment Law Practice.

Sandra Thorpe (appointed 2019)
Sandra is an HR Director with expertise in organisational development strategy gained across multinational and public companies in which she held senior HR Director roles in Microsoft, Citigroup, and PaddyPower. Sandra is currently Corporate Development Director for Cairn Homes PLC.


Edwards MacLiammoir Dublin Gate Theatre Productions DAC. Registered Office Address: Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1. Registered in Ireland Company No. 27768. Registered Charity Number CHY 11638