He has successfully steered Capital Credit Union through a series of mergers with seven other credit unions over the last decade.
Gerry has over thirty years’ experience in the credit union movement and has been to the forefront of many collaborative developments within the sector, including the formation and development of the Solution Centre.
Gerry plays a leadership role in a number of credit union collaborative projects, including specialist lending, core IT system development, and insurance services. He is a director of two credit union service organisations, Flywheel IT Services and CUIS Marketing Programme CLG.
Gerry is Chair of the CUDA Management Committee. He is Vice President of the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Board of Management of Dundrum College of Further Education.
He was also elected as a member of Laois County Council in 1999 and served in the role for more than 4 years. An accountant educated at University College Dublin; Sean has served on the Dáil Public Accounts Committee. He was also a member of the Finance and Public Expenditure Committee and was Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform.
Prior to joining the Central Bank, Patrick held of number of roles in investment banking in London with Citibank and HSBC, and latterly as a Director in AIB Corporate Finance in Dublin. He trained as a solicitor with London firm Simmons & Simmons. Patrick holds a Master's degree in Accounting from University College Dublin and a LLB (Law & Accounting) Joint Honours degree from Queens University Belfast
He founded The CX Company in 2014, a leading CX consultancy business working with companies around the world to improve their CX delivery. CV created the world’s first accredited online CX Excellence courses setting global standards for CX qualifications. The CX Academy offers accredited Certificate and Diploma Programs that bring best practice to life through videos and face to face webinar training.
CX and Michael believe in getting the right balance right between tech and the human touch.
Gerry also served as Chairman of the Irish Association of Pension Funds and as a Director of the Pensions Board. He holds a B. Comm from UCD, an MsC in Management from Trinity College and a Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors.
Mark have been employed with Dublin City Council since 1982 and is due to retire from the Council in July of this year.
His hobbies include bee keeping, gardening, walking and being in the presence of good company. In his spare time Mark is a volunteer with the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre as a Crisis Counsellor.
Having left school at 15, Mark got the opportunity to return to third level education in 2001 and believes strongly in the concept of lifelong learning, nearing completion of a Master’s degree in psychotherapy. He is married with two daughters and has been blessed with three grandchildren.
Anne joined the Board of Directors in Capital Credit Union in 2017 and is delighted to have been appointed Vice-Chair this year. She is also Secretary of the National Council for CUDA - a position that has allowed her to witness and develop new initiatives with Credit Unions across Ireland.
In her previous role as Chairperson of Donnycarney, Beaumont and District Credit Union, she played a key role on the Merger Steering Committee during the transfer of engagements into Member First Credit Union. Since joining the Board of Member First, she has been involved in various committees, has held the role of Secretary and currently sits on the Remuneration, Nominations and Governance Committees while also actively participating in CPD.
Gráinne holds a PhD in Molecular Microbiology and a Master of Science in Molecular Pathology from Trinity College. She also has a Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership with the RCSI. Much of the experience she has gained through working in an ISO15189 environment, she has been able to utilise in her role in the Credit Union.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Science, is a Chartered Director with the IOD, is Vice Chairman of a major Charity and has held a range senior management positions for over 35 years.
Michael led the technical development of Hive, working closely with Credit Union leaders in defining the functionality and features of the platform.
Shelley is best known for her commitment and passion for leveraging collaboration to create value for members locally and across the system as a whole. A well-respected leader and advisor to a variety of community and industry groups, she also dedicates her time to championing collaborative opportunities across the credit union system including the Solutions Centre, Risk Management Alliance and most recently, the Back Office Collaborative.
An accredited director through ICSA Canada, she obtained her MBA from Aspen University in 2009.