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Diversity and Inclusion

The Orient Suite, The Alex Hotel, Dublin 2

Lunch Bites @ the IoD Series: sponsored by IQ-EQ

Kieran Walsh,

Kieran Walsh, Chairman, and Independent Non-Executive Director

We are delighted to invite you to join our upcoming Lunch Bites @ the IoD event with Kieran Walsh, Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director, from 12:30pm-2:00pm, at The Orient Suite, The Alex Hotel, Dublin 2, on Thursday, 2nd February 2023.  

In this Lunch Bites @ the IoD event, Kieran Walsh will be discussing the important topic of 'Diversity and Inclusion'. Kieran has worked as an executive director and currently works on boards as a chairperson and as an independent director, so will be able to discuss his experience of diversity and inclusion and why it is so important. He will also offer advice to business leaders to ensure they are being mindful of disability diversity and are being inclusive.

We are also delighted to note that this event will include an update from the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA). 

The Lunch Bites @ the IoD Series is kindly sponsored by IQ-EQ.

This event is exclusive to IoD Ireland members, and is free of charge. 

Kieran Walsh

Kieran Walsh

Chairman, and Independent Non-Executive Director

Kieran Walsh is a Chairman, and Independent Non-Executive Director, at Haven Green Investment Management. Kieran has over 30 years' executive and non-executive board experience. In late 2018, Kieran was in an accident leaving him paraplegic. 

He currently sits on regulated and unregulated boards as an Independent Director. Approved for Board membership and or authorised positions in Ireland, Germany, UK and New York FED. He has a strong Corporate Governance understanding, being Treasurer through a bail out and re-structuring of a €250Bn fixed income portfolio and supporting liability & derivative instruments. Kieran has also been a Chairman/member of committees including EXCO, ALCO, Finance & Audit and Investment & Risk. He has founded and sold a software company which developed complex pricing and risk management tools, personally writing models in C++ and VBA. His risk and portfolio management expertise includes trading, liquidity, banking capital obligations, strategic, governance and operational risks. 

Kieran is a qualified Accountant with practical experience in preparation of budgets and forecasts.  
Kieran is a member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). He attended University College Dublin, and was awarded a Batchelor of Commerce and Masters of Business Studies.


IQ-EQ is a leading investor services group that combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. With a team of 3,400+ people operating across 23 jurisdictions, we support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.   

In Ireland, we are focused on assisting companies with their setup and ongoing administration, providing services such as financial accounting and reporting, provision of directors, company secretarial and payroll.

Our people bring the know how and the know you. We are IQ-EQ.

To find out more visit the IQ-EQ website.


Please register using the 'Book Now' button. Please note registration will be taken on a first come first served basis. Once the event is booked out, a waiting list will be in operation. For this reason, please notify Anna Hannigan, Events Manager, IoD Ireland, if you can no longer attend the event. Thank you in advance. 


Registration will open from 12:30pm on Thursday, 2nd February. Please note networking and refreshments will commence before the event from 12:30pm-1:00pm. The presentation will then start at 1:00pm, followed by Q&A, a closing address from the Irish Wheelchair Association and will finish at 2:00pm. 

Venue Details

This event will take place in The Orient Suite, The Alex Hotel, Dublin 2.


Photography will also be taken at the event for marketing and promotional purposes. For further information, please contact: comms@iodireland.ie.


IoD events/webinars may be eligible for CPD, including Chartered Director CPD, please check with your relevant professional body.

Please note, in advance of this event, we will be sending the attendee list to all registered attendees and our sponsor. This attendee sheet will include the name and company name of all registered attendees (as per their membership details). 

Should you wish to connect with a fellow member who registered for this event, please reach out to them via the IoD Members’ LinkedIn Group, or email us directly and we will try to facilitate this on your behalf. For more information, please contact Anna Hannigan, Events Manager, IoD Ireland. 

For GDPR reasons, we cannot provide contact details on the attendee list.