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IoD responds to government call for gender targets on boards

IoD Ireland responds to new report from government appointed review group Balance for Better Business. 

Harry Lorton appointed President of Institute of Directors

The Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD) has appointed Mr Harry Lorton as new President of the Institute of Directors in Ireland, at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting.

Support for gender targets is up as unconscious gender bias remains top barrier to boardroom entry, finds IoD survey

New survey ‘Diversity in the Boardroom 2019 – Are We Making Progress?’ by the Institute of Directors in Ireland, has shown an increase in support for gender targets at board level among business leaders in Ireland over the past two years.


Maura Quinn appointed to the Executive Board of Rugby Players Ireland

Rugby Players Ireland, the representative association for professional rugby players in Ireland, have announced that Chief Executive of the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland, Maura Quinn is to join its Executive Board as an Independent Board Member.

The Interview - with Thora Mackey

Niall Kelly, Associate Director, Davy Private Clients, interviewed Thora Mackey, COO at the Institute of Directors in Ireland, to obtain her insights into the opportunities and challenges of becoming a non-executive director.