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Having more women in the boardrooms of Ireland would be fair and of benefit to us all

It comes as no surprise that corporate boards in Ireland are lacking in diversity but what is of real concern is the little action being taken at board level to address this. Opinion by Maura Quinn published in the Irish Independent. 

Boards failing to commit to diversity as ‘who you know’ culture prevails

Boards in Ireland lack diversity in terms of gender, skills, race and ethnicity, while women are losing out to men in the ‘who you know’ culture which dominates the appointment process to private sector boards in Ireland, according to the IoD's Diversity in the Boardroom* report released today.

Aircraft leasing pioneer and Avolon CEO, Dómhnal Slattery, to speak at IoD’s prestigious Autumn Lunch

One of Ireland’s most successful entrepreneurs, and one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing pioneers, Dómhnal Slattery, is to speak at the Institute of Directors’ premier annual event in Dublin this Autumn.

Michael Somers appointed President of Institute of Directors

Former CEO of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) Dr Michael Somers was appointed President of the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD), at the Institute’s AGM last evening (25 May 2017).

50 percent of directors say conflicts of interest are prevalent in boardrooms in Ireland

This report, Tone from the Top – Boardroom Ethics in Ireland, presents the key findings of a survey undertaken by members of the Institute of Directors in Ireland on ethics in Irish business.