Chairman, Nomination and Governance Committee
Member, Remuneration Committee
Joined Board: Mr. Buckley joined the Board in September 2005 and was appointed non-executive Chairman in May 2008.
Key strengths: Mr. Buckley has senior management and board level experience over 25 years in stockbroking, mergers and acquisitions, banking, enterprise software, internationally traded services, work-out and healthcare businesses in Ireland, the UK, Central Europe, the USA and the Far East.
Previous board and management experience: He was Group Chief Executive of Allied Irish Banks plc from 2001 to 2005 having served as Managing Director of AIB Capital Markets and AIB Poland. Previously, he was Managing Director of NCB Group and prior to that a senior public servant in Ireland and the EU. From 2003 to 2012, he was a non-executive director of M and T Bank Corporation, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. From 2008 to 2011, he was a non-executive director of Enterprise Ireland.
External commitments: Non-executive director of UK Asset Resolution Limited and senior advisor to a number of privately owned companies in Ireland and the USA. An adjunct professor and chairs the Advisory Board at the Department of Economics in the National University of Ireland, University College Cork and chairs the Board of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. A Companion of the Chartered Management Institute (UK).