Brian Higgins (Ireland)

CEO, Bloomfield Health Services

Brian is CEO of Bloomfield Health Services in Ireland, a mental health charity since 1812, which specialises in psychiatric services to people with severe and enduring mental health conditions and in neuro-psychiatric services to people with neuro-degenerative diseases, including specialist Alzheimer’s services and Ireland’s only dedicated Huntington’s disease unit. Brian is the former CEO of Pieta House, the centre for the prevention of suicide and self-harm and bereavement support. Perhaps best known for bringing Darkness Into Light from an Irish fundraising event to a global movement for suicide prevention, Brian won the Irish Marketer of the year award for 2017 for his leadership of Darkness Into Light across the globe. Brian has significant international experience, having worked as Director of Children’s Services with Rainbow Project International in the Republic of Zambia and as the founding Executive Director of Depaul in the USA. 


Learn more about Brian’s IFC 2019 workshop –

P2P – onwards and upwards: How to grow your income and deliver your vision using P2P