Director General, Irish Institute of European Affairs
Tom Arnold is the Director General of the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA). Since September 2014, he has also served as Interim Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. Tom is a former CEO of Concern Worldwide, Ireland's largest humanitarian organisation. Appointed as CEO in October 2001, he led the organisation through a period of growth in budgets, operations, innovation and influence. He left Concern in 2013 to take up the position as Chairman of the Irish Constitutional Convention. He is Chairman of the Irish Times Trust and a member of the Board of the Irish Times. Tom was chief economist and assistant Secretary General with the Irish Department of Agriculture and Food. He is a graduate in agricultural economics from University College Dublin and has Masters degrees from the Catholic University of Leuven and Trinity College Dublin.