This piece was originally published in The Irish Times, June 06th 2016.

University College Dublin‘s Innovation Academy has appointed an international advisory board to advise on its future direction and growth.
Established in 2011, the academy’s role is to develop entrepreneurship and creativity programmes. Most recently it has been working with Malaysia’s department of higher education. It has also given workshops in Britain, Slovenia and Stonia.
Pictured are Prof Suzi Jarvis, co-founder of the academy, with advisory board members Colm Lyon (left), founder and CEO of Fire Financial Services and founder and former CEO of Realex Payments; Gay Haskins, former dean of executive education and CEO of the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford; Raomal Perera (chair), adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at the Insead Business School; and Dr. Syahira Hamidon, head of entrepreneurship unit, Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.