Global thought leaders

GCU has established strong connections with world-leading citizens who share the University’s vision for the common good.

Its Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yunus, is one of the world’s most decorated citizens for his pioneering work in microfinance and in helping to alleviate poverty.

GCU established the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health to research theimpact of social business on health, while the University’s Centre for Climate Justice works in partnership with the Mary Robinson Foundation and thought leader Dr Mary Robinson, the former President of Ireland, to provide a unique database of research on effective climate justice programs and activities.