Our Team

CPI is run by a Governing Body, most of whom live with chronic pain. The Governing Body is responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of CPI.   All are volunteers with a range of skills and expertise from financial, legal and business backgrounds.

Martina Phelan Vice Chairperson
Martina Phelan

With over 15 years experience in Accounts and payroll in many varying industries, Martina has lived with chronic pain for over 30 years due to a birth defect and is no longer able to work.

Michelle Wallace
Michelle Wallace
National Secretary Business Operations Manager, with over 25 years’ experience across professional services, legal, Health and industry. Managing finance, operations, HR, Corporate Governance and Communications.
Paul Tuhill - CPI Governing Body Member
Paul Tuhill
Governing Body Member. Lead SRE SWAT Engineer working in the IT field for over 25 years, providing technical expertise and guidance to CPI.

Paul is also a board member for another Dublin based charity. When not working or supporting charities he studies philosophy and politics.

Christina Donnelly Chronic Pain Ireland
Christina Donnelly
Staff National Co-Ordinator. BA (Hons) Business Studies has extensive managerial expertise within educational sector including finance, project, office & event management.

 Working with CPI since 2008 responsiblities include GDPR, office management, support services, helpline & event management.   Current Board Member Carmichael Centre for Voluntary Groups & Patient Representative National Clinical Effectiveness Committee.