Ruairí McKiernan is an award winning social innovator, campaigner, consultant, writer and speaker. He is a Fulbright scholar and a Presidential appointee to Ireland's Council of State. Ruairí is the founder of the pioneering SpunOut.ie youth organisation, a co-founder of the Uplift campaigning organisation, and part of the founding team of the A Lust For Life wellbeing movement. Ruairí is also the host of the Love and Courage podcast, a regular contributor to national media and discusses issues such as social justice, youth and community, civic leadership and wellbeing. Elevate is very fortunate to have an innovator of his caliber and ability on our operations team. His role is strategic consultant which is invaluable to the foundation. We look forward to a continued positive working relationship with him.