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Office Closure 16th October 2017

Due to Storm Ophelia, the IoD office will be closed from 11.00am on Monday, 16th October and will re-open on Tuesday, 17th October 2017 at 9.00am.

As of this morning, the Workshop on Understanding the Role and Responsibilities of the Board, its Chair and Directors, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 17th October 2017 at the IMI in Sandyford will go ahead as scheduled.

Dómhnal Slattery, Avolon, addresses IoD Autumn Lunch

Addressing 550 business leaders at the Institute of Directors’ Autumn Lunch in Dublin today, Avolon Chief Executive, Dómhnal Slattery, spoke about the importance of culture at board level and the role that culture and corporate values play in risk management and long-term success. The Autumn Lunch 2017 was sponsored by Maples group.

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.