Powerlist Members

Alan Daly

Alan Daly photo Group head of legal  | Electricity Supply Board (ESB)

Alan Daly, group head of legal at ESB, Ireland’s state-owned energy company, joined in May 2011 and has since led the team to an exceptional level. He has overall responsibility for ESB’s in-house legal team of 50 staff, who provide legal advice and transactional support to all core areas of ESB’s businesses in Ireland and …

Alan Johnston

Alan Johnston photo Global counsel | Liberty Mutual Insurance

Alan Johnston, global counsel at Liberty Mutual Insurance, joined the company in 2015 as general counsel after 15 years in private practise with A&L Goodbody from training through to partner level in the corporate and M&A department. In July 2018, he was promoted to global counsel, carrying out work both for the Irish business and …

Alan Stewart

Alan Stewart photo Chief legal officer | National Asset Management Agency

Alan Stewart trained with Matheson, then called Matheson Ormsby Prentice, and qualified as an Irish solicitor in 2004. Following a brief spell working in the insurance team, he worked as an associate in the commercial property group in Matheson until mid-2008. He then left to work in Australia for a short period with Mallesons, before …

Alison Mitchell

Alison Mitchell photo General counsel, company secretary and member of the executive team | GOAL

Alison Mitchell joined GOAL in November 2015 with over seven years PQE. Before this, she acted as general counsel with Calor Gas Ireland (2014) and prior to that as a corporate associate, gaining in-depth experience in M&A, corporate restructuring, equity fundraising, commercial contracts and corporate governance and compliance with top tier law firms, Maples & …

Andrea Boyd

Andrea Boyd photo Senior legal counsel - investment management | Mercer

‘Andrea Boyd is senior legal counsel at Mercer. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies with over 20,000 employees in 40 different countries. [Boyd] joined Mercer in 2010 from PineBridge Investments (previously AIG Investments) and has overseen a continuous and significant growth in Mercer’s Irish investment fund range and the assets …

Andrew O’Flanagan

Andrew O’Flanagan photo Chief legal officer | National Treasury Management Agency

‘The NTMA is one of the most important public bodies in Ireland. While it continues to perform its historical function of borrowing on behalf of the government and managing the national debt it has, as part of Ireland’s response to the financial crisis, established the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, the National Development Agency and NewERA. …

Anne-Marie Dempsey

Anne-Marie Dempsey photo Senior legal counsel and company secretary | Horizon

Anne-Marie Dempsey, senior legal counsel and company secretary at Horizon, began her career with Mathesons in private practice. After a two-and-a-half-year stint on secondment at the Houses of the Oireachtas (Irish parliament), she became the first Irish in-house counsel at pharmaceutical company, Shire, based in Dublin, in 2007. Following eight years with Shire, she joined …

Anthony Philip

Anthony Philip photo General counsel | Monument Re Group

‘Anthony Philip is the general counsel of the Monument Re Group. The Monument Re Group is an “insurance aggregator” which seeks to assume asset based risk within its risk appetite and efficiently operate and consolidate insurance businesses. Philip has over twenty years of experience serving as a barrister and attorney in the financial services industry …

Aoife Gibson

Aoife Gibson photo Senior legal advisor | National Treasury Management Agency

‘The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), managed and controlled by the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), is a sovereign development fund with a focus on investing on a commercial basis to promote economic activity and employment in Ireland. Aoife Gibson joined ISIF in June 2016 as a senior legal advisor and plays a key role …

Audrey Marie O’Sullivan

Audrey Marie O’Sullivan photo General counsel, legal, compliance and risk | SIRO

Audrey Marie O’Sullivan, general counsel of legal, compliance and risk at SIRO, began her career in private practice at McCann FitzGerald in Dublin. Dual qualified in Ireland and England and Wales, O’Sullivan is a specialist corporate and commercial lawyer which has included building legal practice expertise in a number of areas of law. These include …

Brian Mallon

Brian Mallon photo Vice president – legal and procurement | ICON

Brian Mallon is the vice president of legal and procurement departments at ICON, the global healthcare company, and manages a department of 25 members. This team handles the management of supplier cost, risk and ordering certain equipment and services on a routine basis on behalf of operations, such as reagents used in central laboratory testing. …

Brian Marshall

Brian Marshall photo Group general counsel | Smurfit Kappa

As general counsel of Smurfit Kappa since 1999, Brian Marshall has made a name for himself as a legal and business advisor who combines a deep knowledge of the paper and packaging industry with over 30 years’ legal experience. Marshall has been with Smurfit Kappa for 25 years, a period of time that has seen …

Brian McGovern

Brian McGovern photo Senior managing counsel | BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon has had a presence in Ireland for over 20 years and provides expert in-house legal coverage to internal clients from offices in Cork, Dublin and Wexford, delivering a broad range of services to traditional and alternative asset managers, banks, pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds. Brian McGovern, is the senior managing …

Bronagh Hardiman

Bronagh Hardiman photo Director | Vistra

‘Bronagh Hardiman recently joined Vistra Alternative Investments (Ireland) as the Vistra Group began to establish their operations in Ireland. Hardiman has been responsible for ensuring that the business acquired by Vistra has been embedded into the Vistra business, that all legal requirements have been complied with, that all client relationships have been preserved on the …

Bryan O’Boyle

Bryan O’Boyle photo Associate general counsel and senior director, legal | ICON

After training with A&L Goodbody and qualifying with them in 2010, Bryan O’Boyle took up seats in the corporate department working on domestic and international clients. He initially joined ICON as a legal associate, after a career break in Latin America and a stint doing corporate litigation in Dublin, and has since worked his way …

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