Compliance Institute Executive

 

Michael Kavanagh

Michael Kavanagh

CEO 

Role:  As CEO of the Compliance Institute, Michael is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the organisation as well as managing its overall operations.

Background:  Michael is a Board member and Chair of the audit committee of Carmichael, vice chair of the Sport Ireland/FAI Governance Oversight Group, a council member and Chair of the Education Committee of CPA Ireland, a member of the CRSC Consultative Working Group for ESMA, and a member of the Irish committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales.

Michael’s previous roles included CEO of IAASA (The Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority), Director of DPP with KPMG Ireland, Technical Director at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants, lecturer in DBS, examiner, moderator, solution writer for the professional examinations of various accountancy bodies and the Irish Observer at the then Corporate Reporting Council of the FRC which produced the accounting standards for use in the UK and Ireland.

Ciara Lambe

Ciara Lambe

Head of Operations 

Role: As Head of Operations, Ciara is responsible for the day-to-day management of the operating units of the association which consist of Membership Services, Professional Development and Communications. Ciara also plays a key role in ensuring the continued quality and relevance of the Compliance Institute’s Education programmes.

Background:  Ciara joined the Compliance Institute in April 2020. With a background in education and training, Ciara has over 20 years’ experience as an Operations and People Manager, having previously worked in Dunlin Business School, with responsibility for developing and maintaining an exceptional team of over 100 Faculty Members from the Arts, Counselling & Psychotherapy, ICT, Law and Psychology departments. Prior to this Ciara worked in EY and managed all aspects of EY’s Professional Education and Graduates Experience.

Michael Hurl

Michael Hurl

Events & Communications Coordinator

Role:  As Events & Communications Coordinator, Michael's role involves the managing of in-person/online events and the Compliance Institute’s podcast series, the Compliance Files .

Background: Michael joined the Compliance Institute as Events & Communications Co-Ordinator in June 2018. Michael’s background in event management has seen him help in the conceptualisation and delivery of festivals, galas and award ceremonies. He has delivered events across the globe and, while working for UCD Alumni Relations, developed a number of projects that helped re-engage graduates with their colleges and schools in addition to delivering their large-scale events. Prior to this, Michael worked in the insurance industry. Michael has a degree in Politics & Geography and qualifications in Public Relations & Event Management as well as Executive Coaching.

Sinead Stoneham

Sinead Stoneham

Office Admin & Membership Services Executive

Role:  As Office Administrator and Membership Services Executive, Sinead provides assistance to Compliance Institute members, helping them with their membership renewals, designations, education queries and invoicing.

Background: Sinead joined the Compliance Institute executive as Office Administrator in 2018 and recently took up the role of Office Administrator and Member Services Executive.

Pauric Keegan

Pauric Keegan

Digital Content & Customer Experience Executive

Role:  As Digital Content and Customer Experience Executive, Pauric’s role involves improving the online experience of Compliance Institute members and supporters and creating engaging digital content.

Background: Pauric joined the Compliance Institute's Executive in 2021 as Digital Content and Customer Experience Executive. Prior to this, he worked in the Asthma Society of Ireland for over three years as a Communications Officer and also has experience working in the broadcasting industry. Pauric graduated from Maynooth University in 2016 with an honors degree in Digital Media and has recently completed the Digital Marketing and Strategy Diploma at Dublin Business School (DBS).

Pauric Keegan

Fiona Hanlon

Executive Office Administrator

Role:  As Executive Office Administrator, Fiona is responsible for providing comprehensive support for a variety of tasks. 

Background: Fiona has recently joined the Compliance Institute executive as Executive Office Administrator, Fiona has a proven track record in operations, customer service, people management across various sectors such as Banking, Retail and Construction. 

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