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.
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.
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.
With the uncertain Brexit process taking yet more twists and turns this week but, for now, still on track for the March 2019 deadline, the directors of Irish businesses believe that Brexit is the single biggest risk factor facing their organisation, according to the latest Director Sentiment Monitor, a quarterly survey of director sentiment by the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD).