Ann Markey was appointed to the board on 26 July 2021 and is a member of the Audit, Risk & Sustainability, and Disclosure Committees with immediate effect and will be appointed as Chair of the Audit Committee with effect 30 September 2021.
Ann is an experienced business leader and non-executive director with strong financial leadership experience. She has extensive experience in the electricity industry, renewables investment and infrastructure development, as well as decarbonisation policy in the renewables/energy efficiency sector.
Ann was a senior executive with ESB, a leading Irish utility, and with Greencoat Capital, a leading renewable energy investment manager. Ann is currently a Non-Executive Director of Foresight Solar Fund Limited (FSFL), the London listed renewable energy investment company, which has a diverse portfolio of ground based solar PV assets in the UK, Spain and Australia. She is a Non-Executive Director of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the governing body responsible for the delivery of a number of key decarbonisation objectives for Ireland. In addition, Ann is a Non-Executive member of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Health Service Executive (HSE), Ireland’s national public health service provider. She is a former Non-Executive Director of the Digital Hub Development Agency (DHDA), Ireland’s largest cluster of digital companies, and a former Non-Executive Director of the Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA), the representative body for investors in the venture capital industry.
Ann is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, having qualified with Arthur Andersen, and holds a degree in Civil Law from University College Dublin.