William joined the Board of the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in 2020. He brings over 40 years' experience in business leadership and management primarily in the hospitality and food industries. Currently Chair of Woodenbridge Inn Limited, William was formerly General Manager of the Woodenbridge Hotel, which was purchased by the O’Brien family in 1993. Before entering the hospitality sector, William was part of the management team at Waterford Foods, now Glanbia, during a period of growth and expansion.
A long-standing supporter of local community, charity and enterprise, William is also a board member of the Glencree Visitors Centre since 2018 and Chair of the World War One Memorial Park committee which opened in 2014.