Industry Steering Committee

Yvonne Holmes

Chair, Sustainable Finance Skillnet, and Chief Sustainability Officer,


Louise O’Mahony

Head of Sustainable Banking,

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland

Aisling McNiffe

Senior Executive,


Eimear McBride

Director of Digital and Innovation,

Institute of Banking

Patrick Rooney

Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager,

Irish Funds

Stephen Nolan

Managing Director,


Ruth NicGinnea

Manager of Advocacy and Public Affairs,

Insurance Ireland

Suzanne Keane

Senior Portfolio Manager,



“Sustainability is a key strategic agenda for Irish Life as a business and has

underpinned our investment approach for our customers for some time. The Sustainable Finance Skillnet is giving us the tools to embark on a programme of transformational change across our enterprise, upskilling in sustainable finance at a pace which is far quicker than it ever has been before.”
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Sandra Rockett

Director, Irish Life Investment Managers

“With highly relevant training and learning programmes, the Sustainable

Finance Skillnet is a fantastic resource for companies, that builds key skills and competencies in the area of sustainable finance, while also providing access to unparalleled thought leadership and technical events.”
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Mariano Mesolella

Head of Human Resources, Mediolanum Irish Operations

“We were delighted to work with the Sustainable Finance Skillnet in the launch

of the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing in Ireland, which enables participants to expand their ESG knowledge and stay ahead in their field. Working in partnership, both organisations are supporting the upskilling of the Irish community in an area of critical importance. “
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Noel Friel

Vice-President, CFA Society Ireland

“The Sustainable Finance Skillnet’s dedicated focus on skills needs and

capacity-building is a huge asset. It provides easy access to sustainable finance upskilling opportunities for companies, an area that is currently a major focus for Irish located financial services sector firms.”
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Yvonne Holmes

Chief Sustainability Officer,
AIB & Chair, Sustainable Finance Skillnet