Alan Brady is a Non-Executive Director with over 20 years in experience in the financial services sector. He is employed by Irish Life and has worked extensively on strategy and Merger & Acquisitions within Irish Life for the past 6 years. Prior to that he worked in both banking and life assurance within the Danske Bank Group. He is a an accountant (ACCA) and also a Trustee of a large Defined Benefit Pension Scheme.
Joan Garahy is an experienced Non-Executive Director of ICON plc, Irish Residential Properties REIT plc and IPB Insurance clg. Joan has recently retired as Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration committee of Kerry Group plc, having served for a full term of nine years. She is a Director of Clearview Investments & Pensions Ltd and is a non-executive director of the Irish Chamber Orchestra (charity).
In her executive career Ms. Garahy was founder and MD of ClearView Investments & Pensions Limited, an independent financial advisory company, which was acquired by Irish Life in July 2020. She has more than 30 years of experience advising on and managing investment funds. She was a founder and MD of HBCL Investments & Pensions and Director of Investments at HC Financial Services. Prior to that, Ms. Garahy was Head of Research at the National Pension Reserve Fund (NTMA) and was Head of Research with Hibernian Investment Managers. In her early career, she spent 10 years as a stockbroker with both Goodbody and NCB.
Ms. Garahy is a Qualified Financial Advisor. She has an Honours B.Sc. and is a M.Sc. graduate. She holds a C.Dip in Accounting & Finance (ACCA).