Hilary undertakes all core financial and administrative tasks in MRCI, and ensures accountable and well-managed financial and administrative systems. She is a qualified ACCA accountant. Before joining MRCI, Hilary worked as a Programme Support Officer for an international NGO based in Dublin, focusing on school improvement in Sub-Saharan Africa. She also served with the US Peace Corps in Malawi as a Community Health Worker from 2003-2005. She has an M.Phil in International Peace Studies from Trinity College Dublin and a degree in European Studies from the University of Limerick.