Máiréad is responsible for leading the people agenda in IPB, including Talent Management and Development, Diversity and Inclusion and HR Operations aligning people strategies to business performance and results. During her time at the company, IPB has achieved and retained its designation as a Great Place to Work.
Before taking up her current role, Máiréad developed the Corporate Social Engagement Strategy for IPB. She cultivated and managed relationships with IPB’s Members, the Irish Government and Charities to build strategic partnerships. She oversaw the investment by IPB of €1m in a tripartite matched funding partnership with the Irish Government and Local Authorities, creating a €3 million grant programme for communities participating in The Gathering diaspora initiative in 2013.
Máiréad commenced her career in the banking sector and has over 20 years of experience in the Financial Services sector. Prior to joining IPB, Mairead worked for blue-chip and start-up organisations and has held HR roles in AIB, Postbank and Elan Pharmaceuticals.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Services and a Post Graduate Diploma in HRM.