|We made a conscious decision to impose more demanding Corporate Governance standards than those in place in other jurisdictions because Ireland has suffered more than most countries in the financial crisis and we need to get to grips with the home grown elements of that crisis. Stronger remedies are needed here to shake up prevailing corporate governance practices and to improve the reputation of Ireland as an international financial centre.
(Matthew Elderfield, Head of Financial Regulation, Central Bank of Ireland 25 July 2011)
If you need a strong, robust, professionally qualified and independent person to act as non-executive director please consider our services. As arguably Ireland's leading independent consultancy firm in financial services, we know the value that independence brings to the board and the performance of your business.
This professional service is provided by Kevin O'Doherty. Kevin is a Chartered Director and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and also holds a Master's Degree in Finance.
Please talk to us to get a full understanding of our unique and independent experience and discover what we can add to your business. Where necessary we can assist you source and assess other persons for your independent non-executive directorship needs.
Compliance Ireland is independent because we do not provide investment, management company, custodial/trustee or administration services to clients.
Kevin has been previously approved by the Central Bank as a 'fit and proper' person. Kevin currently serves as a non-executive directors to both regulated and unregulated financial entities.
We have an in-depth knowledge base of company and industry specific regulations. A core facet of independence is this 'fitness' test. Being independent means being properly informed so as to identify, assess and react to complex strategic issues faced by a board. We achieve this standard by:
The decision to appoint a non-executive director is an important one. This is more so the case when seeking an independent director. Your candidates should: