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Team Member

2019 Bursary

Brian Higgins

CEO

Brian joined the Resource Alliance as CEO in December 2020. 

Prior to joining Resource Alliance, Brian was 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. Brian is also 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.