Michael O'Sullivan works for the Columban Missionaries as coordinator of their development education programme, and on their justice and peace team. He is also a member of the Columban Development Committee (Ireland), which works with Columbans in Asia and Latin America to help build their capacity to achieve good quality development work with the communities in which they live. Michael is a founder member and former Chairperson of the Debt and Development Coalition, and also a founder member of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland. He was also a member of the National Committee for Development Education from its inception until it was incorporated directly into the work of the Irish Aid programme. Michael is a member of MRCI's Finance Subcommittee.