Lassane Quedraogo - Chairperson
Lassane Ouedraogo is the chairperson of the Africa Centre Ireland. Lassane is an expert on Migration, Asylum and Refugees issues and in Community Participation. He is a DCU graduated in BA (Hons) in International Relations, and works with Trinity College Dublin as Academic Executive Officer and
His great passion on Human Rights issues led him working with marginalised ethnic minorities in Ireland, with European Human Rights Activists and NGOs; and with the African Diasporas where he is engaged in promoting equality by bridging the gap between those communities and policy makers.
He also serve on other Boards including European Network of People of African Descent (ENPAD), and had worked with Irish Refugee Council, Sport Against Racism Ireland (SARI), and had been very vocal about the difficult realities of living for years in the Irish reception system, known as Direct Provision.