Cathal Kelly

Vice Chancellor & CEO/ Registrar RCSI
Alumnus RCSI

Professor Cathal Kelly is Vice Chancellor & CEO / Registrar of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, University of Medicine & Health Sciences A Graduate and Fellow of RCSI, Professor Kelly previously held the position of Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Previously, Professor Kelly was a consultant general and vascular surgeon with a special interest in endovascular surgery in Beaumont Hospital. He combined this role with chairmanship of the surgical division and an academic position in RCSI as Vice-Dean for curriculum change. In addition to completing his basic and higher surgical training in Dublin, Professor Kelly pursued a research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA.

Professor Kelly completed an MBA at the Institut de Empressa (IE), the Stanford Executive programme and is a Chartered Director.