Governance

The Institute of Bankers in Ireland is a company limited by guarantee, registered under Part 18 of the Companies Act 2014, and does not have a share capital. It trades as The Institute of Banking. It is a not-for-profit organisation. The Institute is governed by a board of directors known as the Council. The President, who chairs Council, and Deputy President ex officio, and an Independent Council member are elected at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting. Corporate members of the Institute appoint and elect some members to the Council, while certain categories of professional members of the Institute elect others.

The Institute’s governance regulations are contained in its Constitution, Bye-Laws and Corporate Governance Statement. You can read these and other information under Documents.

Our Council

Council

President

Bernard Byrne
AIB

Deputy President

Áine McCleary
Bank of Ireland

Vice President

Olive White
Danske Bank

Michele Carter
Seán L’Estrange
James Lidierth
Michael Maher
Des McCarthy
Terry McWade

Cathal O’Daly
Denis Stevenson
Andrew Walsh
Regina Walsh
Rob Warnock

 

Our committees

The Council works through six committees: 

  • Executive Committee
  • Appointments Committee
  • Membership Services Committee
  • Education Strategic Advisory Group
  • Finance and Risk Committee
  • Audit Committee

 

Executive Committee Appointments Committee

Membership Services Committee

 

Bernard Byrne (Chair)
Áine McCleary
Olive White
Michele Carter
Seán L'Estrange
Des Mc Carthy
Michael Feeney

Bernard Byrne (Chair)
Áine McCleary
Olive White
Michael Maher
Regina Walsh

Seán L'Estrange (Chair)
Cathal O'Daly
Denis Stevenson
Wendy Carleton
Kevin Fitzgerald
Brendan Kerin

Education Strategic Advisory Group

Finance and Risk Committee

Audit Committee

 

Michele Carter (Chair)
Julie Ennis 
Alex Fisher
Noel Gavin
Brendan Kerin
Michael Maher
Terry Mc Wade
Andrew Walsh
Joyce Walsh

Des Mc Carthy (Chair)
Seán L'Estrange
Terry Mc Wade
Regina Walsh
Rob Warnock
James Lidierth

 

Regina Walsh (Chair)
James Lidierth
Terry Mc Wade
Rob Warnock
Des Mc Carthy