We are delighted to announce that Vincent Teo, Partner and Head of Public Sector Services, has been appointed by the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman to the Council of Gaisce. The appointment is effective from 1 March 2021 and is for a period of three years.
Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme for young people aged 15-25 which enhances confidence and wellbeing through participation in personal, physical and community challenges. Appointments to the Gaisce Council is a ministerial appointment and can only be awarded by the current presiding Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth. Uachtaráin na hEireann, Michael D. Higgins, is patron of the Award.
Commenting on his appointment, Vincent said:
I am delighted and honoured to have been given this wonderful opportunity to serve the Council. I am looking forward to supporting the Council, and indeed Gaisce, in enabling young people to shape their own path to self-discovery.