Hit enter to search or ESC to close
  • Free of Charge
  • IoD Members Only
  • Event Booking Closed

The Importance of Fitness, Probity and Ensuring Responsibility


IoD Briefings Series: sponsored by Accenture

Derville Rowland

Derville Rowland Director General, Financial Conduct, Central Bank of Ireland

Please note booking for this webinar is now closed.

As part of our ongoing work to share exclusive content and insights with members, we are delighted to invite you to join our upcoming webinar with Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct, Central Bank of Ireland, titled 'The Importance of Fitness, Probity and Ensuring Responsibility'. 

In the webinar, Derville will discuss the following key elements:

  • The importance of effective culture in firms.
  • Directors’ role in shaping culture. 
  • How the fitness and probity regime and individual accountability framework, can support effective culture.

Please note, there will be a live Q&A facility for this webinar. 

Derville Rowland

Derville Rowland

Director General, Financial Conduct, Central Bank of Ireland

Derville Rowland is Director General, Financial Conduct, of the Central Bank of Ireland. Dervile was appointed to this role on 1st September 2017. She is responsible for overseeing consumer protection, securities and markets supervision, and enforcement. 

Prior to this appointment, Derville was Director of Enforcement, responsible for investigations and enforcement of issues across all regulated sectors. 

She joined the Central Bank in 2004 to set up the Administrative Sanctions Procedure and was appointed Head of Enforcement in 2010. 

Prior to this, Derville worked for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants as Regulatory Counsel, where she led Disciplinary and Admissions and Licensing cases, and gained extensive experience while practicing as a barrister in London and the South Eastern Circuit.

Derville completed a Bachelor of Law Degree and barrister's training (Inns of Court School of Law) in London. Subsequently, she obtained a Barrister-at-Law degree from King's Inns in Dublin and a Diploma in Applied Finance Law.

Derville serves as a member of both the management board and the board of supervisors of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).She was recently appointed as Chair of the ESMA standing committee Investment Management.


Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services - all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Accenture has been operating in Ireland for over 50 years and employs over 4,500 people.  

Visit the Accenture website for more information.


  • For any queries in regards to this webinar, please contact Sharon Kirwan, Senior Events and Membership Executive, IoD Ireland.

How to view this webinar

  •  To view this webinar, please register to attend via the below 'Book Now' button.
  •  All registered attendees will receive a joining instructions email on Wednesday, 9th June, with a link to where you can access the webinar.
  • This webinar will take place via the online platform Zoom. Please download Zoom to your system before the webinar to ensure you can view the webinar.
  • We would ask all registered attendees to do a test of the Zoom platform in advance to ensure it works for them. To do this, please click on the following Zoom Test page. If you need any further support, please visit the Zoom support page for more information.
  • On the morning of the event, please then click the webinar link in the joining instructions email and you will be able to view the webinar. Please note it will prompt you for your email address before you can join, this is required feature of the Zoom platform. For more information on this, please view: Zoom Video Communications GDPR Compliance.

Please note, in advance of this webinar, 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 email Sharon Kirwan.

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