Eoghan Mackie Chief Executive / Founder







Eoghan has worked in international development for 12 years. In that time he has achieved award winning status as a social entrepreneur, gained ventures support from UnLtd ‘The Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs’ and been showcased as a social innovator.

Across 25 countries, Eoghan has brokered relationships between Governments, designed projects involving bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies, negotiated partnerships with some of the largest international NGOs and delivered a range of consulting inputs to social businesses, enterprises and NGOs.

Eoghan has an extensive professional network spanning areas such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Enterprise, Social Investment, Venture Philanthropy, Micro Finance, International Development and International Volunteering.

As well as having overall responsibility for running Challenges Worldwide, Eoghan manages the Director programme and is a co-founder of Challenges Consulting, which delivers diagnostic and other consulting services to clients around the world.

Before Challenges, Eoghan worked as a commercial lawyer for Andersen.