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Marie O’Connor

Chair of UCD Governing Authority

Marie OConnor

Marie is an experienced Chair and Non-Executive Director and was an audit partner for thirty years at PwC Ireland until 2017. She has extensive knowledge of the investment management industry, developed while leading PwC’s Irish asset management and financial services practices, and also while a member of PwC’s Global Investment Management Leadership Executive. Marie has worked extensively with US companies expanding into Europe and has business experience in the US, UK, Canada and throughout Europe. 

She is an advisory board member of the 30% Club in Ireland, which she co-founded and led for its first three years and has previously been a board member of various organisations including BNY Mellon Markets Europe, Dublin Airport Authority, IDA Ireland and Irish Life. She is a Barrister at Law, a Certified Accountant (FCCA), a member of the Institute of Directors and has completed the Harvard Business Executive Education programme, Women on Corporate Boards.

Marie was appointed as Chair of the Governing Authority of University College Dublin in February 2019.

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