Catherine Woods

Independent Director

Appointed: March 2020


Catherine Woods

Skills, experience and contribution:

  • Extensive executive experience of international financial institutions
  • Deep experience of risk and transformation oversight
  • Strong focus on culture and corporate governance
  • Catherine is a former Deputy Chair and Senior Independent Director of AIB Group plc where she also chaired the Board Audit Committee. In her executive career with J P Morgan Securities, she was Vice President, European Financial Institutions, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Vice President Equity Research Department, forming the European Banks Team.

External appointments:

Non-Executive Director of Beazley plc and Chair of the re-insurance and European insurance subsidiary, Beazley Insurance. Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chair of BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited.

Board Committees:

Chair of the Board Risk Committee

Member of the Audit Committee

Member of the Remuneration Committee


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