Feb 122016
 

Women in Tech lunch The Clarion Hotel, Cork

Brid Horan Chartered Director

In 2014, we launched our “Women in Tech” programme to support diversity in the technology sector. One of the features of this programme is our lunchtime series which we have recently enhanced. The core aim of this series is to highlight the success of leading, talented female role models.

To celebrate International Women’s Day, our next lunch is on Tuesday 8th March in the Clarion Hotel from 12pm to 2pm and we are delighted that Brid Horan will address us. Brid was Deputy Chief Executive of ESB until her retirement in late 2014.  She is an Independent Non-executive Director of FBD Holdings plc, a member of DCU Governing Authority and of the Council of the IMI.

Tickets are available at €30 for members and €40 for non members and includes a two course lunch so this is an ideal opportunity to invite clients or colleagues. Discounted table rates also available. If you would like to find out more about the event or book tickets, please contact sarah@itcork.ie.

Brid Horan Chartered Director

Brid Horan
Independent Non-executive Director of FBD Holdings plc.

Bríd Horan was Deputy Chief Executive of ESB until her retirement in late 2014. She is an Independent Non-executive Director of FBD Holdings plc, a member of DCU Governing Authority and of the Council of the IMI.

Brid spent eight years on the ESB Executive Team. As Executive Director, she led the transformation of ESB’s retail businesses from a regulated model to a fully competitive newly branded business, Electric Ireland, and led the integration of ESB’s internal services (IT, HR, Finance, Property) into a central Business Service Centre, delivering significant efficiencies/savings.

Prior to joining ESB as Group Pensions Manager in 1997, Bríd headed KPMG Pension & Actuarial Consulting. She served on the Board of the IDA (1996 – 2006) and as a Commissioner of the National Pensions Reserve Fund (2001 – 2009) and was a member of the 2014 Strategic Review Group for the Arts Council.

Bríd is an Actuary and a Chartered Director (IOD), a Director of ISAX (Ireland Smart Ageing Exchange), Dublin Theatre Festival and Chamber Choir Ireland, a member of the Steering Committee of the 30% Club and a mentor on the WXN Wisdom Top 25 Mentoring Programme. Brid has two adult sons.

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