Melíosa O’Caoimh takes up role as 30% Club Ireland Chair

Meliosa O'Caoimh

Melíosa O’Caoimh, Country Head for Northern Trust

Melíosa O’Caoimh, Country Head for Northern Trust, is the new chair of the 30% Club Ireland, whose aim is to support a minimum of 30% gender balance at all senior decision-making levels in companies across the globe. The Irish chapter is supported by the leaders of 285 leading organisations across all business sectors. , representing more than 650,000 employees here. Melíosa takes over the role from Rachel Hussey, Clients & Markets Partner at Arthur Cox.



Melíosa is responsible for leading Northern Trust’s business in Ireland. Northern Trust is one of Ireland’s largest fund administrators and global custodians employing more than 1,700 people across offices in Dublin and Limerick.  The company employ over 1300 people at their Shannonside headquarters, and another 400 at their Dublin offices.


Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2003, Meliosa held various management roles with Pioneer Global Investments. She has a B.A degree in Economics and Politics from University College Dublin, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a Member of the Institute of Taxation in Ireland.


Melíosa previously sat on the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland, and is now chair of the 30% Club in Ireland,  co-chair of Business in the Community’s Leader Sub-Group on Sustainable Employment, and also sits on the Board of the National Maternity Hospital Foundation.


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