Colum Moloney

Chair of BIAS and Board of Trustees 

Colum has been involved with BIAS for over forty years and has lived in the borough of Brent over many decades and is a well know figure within the Irish and wider community. Colum has also been the elected Mayor and deputy Leader of the labour party in Brent Council and a Councillor over many decades (now retired). 

The contribution of the Irish community in wider society including Brent and London has been clear to see and it is important that an ageing Irish Community is not overlooked. 

Donal MacCraith

Board of Trustee

Donal was one of the founding members of BIAS back in 1978 and was also BIAS coordinator for various periods over the forty years. Donal worked for many years in local authority as a Social Work Team Manager and is very proud of his Dublin routes. 

Donal has seen the changes as a young Irish immigrant community arriving in the late 1970’s coming to Brent which faced many challenges, discrimination and overcoming those challenges and contributing to the success of Brent and the wider community. 

Kay Boland 

Board of Trustees 

Kay is a volunteer of our Active Ageing Thursday club which helps to feed into the planning and delivery of our community services. Kay had for many years worked in banking and enjoys art. 

Tom Traynor 

Board of Trustees 

Tom has lived and worked in Brent over many decades and supported BIAS over many years as a volunteer in past day care projects. Tom enjoys many days working in the allotment. Tom has lived in Brent for over 40 years.

Eddie O’Kane 

Board of Trustees 

Eddie hails from Derry and has been in London since 1994. Eddie successfully set up  O’Kane Irish Foods 2003 and 2006 which provides traditional Irish food brands to meet the needs of both businesses and the Irish community. Eddie has strong and successful business acumen and also sits on the board of a number of schools where he also has a great passion for education.

Jarlath O’Hara 

Treasurer -Board of Trustees  

Jarlath is CEO of Performance Coaching and provides strategic business support, creating the tools for success and operates at Investors in gold award. Jarlath provides a range of services including business development, strategies and impact evaluation. Jarlath is a keen sports person and in his spare time enjoys endurance cycling, marathon running and triathlons. Jarlath is proud of his Irish connections. 

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