Prudence advisors have been guiding policy, practice, and strategy for productive academic betterment of the college and career benefits to its students.

Prudence College Dublin is being managed by highly qualified and experienced academics and professionals in Ireland. Advisors are playing important roles in strategic planning and providing suggestions for the proper use of resources and developing facilities to make it an institute of teaching and training excellence. 

The priority of college is to attract and retain highly qualified and experienced academic as well as administrative staff to maintain and foster the college as an incomparable place of gaining in-depth knowledge, practical experience and skills in business, computing, applied sciences and language studies.

Advisory Board

Dr. Ibrahim Khalil

Chair & CEO

Ibrahim Khalil is a highly experienced researcher-cum-academic and an advisor on environmental systems science and modelling gained by working in Europe (e.g. Ireland, Germany, United Kingdom and Belgium) and Asia (e.g. Japan, Malaysia, and Bangladesh). In addition to hold a senior position, he is the fellow of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany), the Royal Society (United Kingdom), JSPS (Japan) and VLIR (Belgium) through receiving prestigious fellowship awards. He taught under/post-graduate students; supervised/co-supervised scientists, staff, post-graduate/PhD and European work placement students. He evaluated and examined MS/PhD proposals and theses, and acted as a member of board of studies and Jury Board – PhD Defence Committee, an Expert Reviewer of IPCC, as well as an editor and reviewer of international journals.


Ibrahim led and coordinated a large number of research projects funded by national and international agencies. He has published more than 200 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals/book chapters/proceedings, including a lead author to FAO Tech Guidelines and book chapters.

Dr. Bruce A. Osborne

MEMBER (ACADEMIC-SCI)​

An Emeritus Professor of Plant Ecophysiology and Climate Change in University College Dublin, Bruce Osborne has had an  extensive and diverse teaching portfolio, and experience in curriculum development and reform. He has served as Head of Department and introduced new assessment and teaching methods.

Dr. Bruce A. Osborne

He also taught in Trinity College Dublin and abroad, and a member of several UCD Committees on teaching, research, and outreach. He has been an advisor to the HED and the OPW and contributed to extra-mural classes and residential field courses. 

Bruce  obtained his graduation, higher studies and research from University of Stirling, University of Nottingham, Queen's University, Belfast and The University of Dundee, UK, and has over 170 published scientific articles.

Ms. Toni Mercer

Member (MARKETING & COMMUNICATION)

Toni Mercer is a successful Marketing and Communications Consultant specialising in the digitisation of Small to Medium sized businesses. With over 20 years’ experience, Toni has broad expertise across numerous industries and organisations.

 

Mr. Tom Breen

member (BUSINESS MANAGEMENT)

Tom Breen is currently the Director of Food and Beverage at Carton House Resort. He is a dedicated and energetic Executive with over 15 years international experience in the industry and 11 years in Management roles.

 

 

Ms. Michelle Burke

member (HUMAN RESOURCES)

Michelle Burke is a Senior Human Resources (HR) Consultant that provides best practice HR and employment law advice to clients across a range of industries. She has worked in a HR capacity with the Education, Film and TV, Manufacturing, IT, Health Care and Beauty industries. She has also spent 7 years working within the hospitality industry assuming a multitude of diverse roles inclusive of HR Manager for a new opening property.

Dr. Dimitra K. Chaity

member (HEALTH & SAFETY)

Dimitra Chaity is currently a Neurology Research Registrar at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and pursuing PhD in collaboration with University College Dublin. She obtained her medical degree (MUDr/MD) from UPJS, Slovakia. She was awarded a Gold medal and several crests for outstanding academic performances and secured talent pool scholarship during her secondary study periods.

Ms. Samantha Cipriano

member (Academic-Tech)

Samantha Cipriano is a Senior Instructional Designer having 14 years of experience gained by working at various educational institutes. Importantly, she worked for a large IT company over 6 years with a key responsibility of providing and managing IT trainings for more than 70-thousand people.