Gerard Ryan

Gerard Ryan

Gerard Ryan was appointed to the board in July 2012 and was re-appointed to the Board during 2015 and again in 2017.

Gerard has over 20 years’ experience in senior management positions in the financial services and IT sectors in diverse organisations. He is currently Operations Director with Acorn Life DAC, a privately owned Irish life insurance company, based in Galway. He is a non-executive Director of Acorn Insurance Ltd, a general insurance brokerage which is part of the Acorn Group Ltd. He has a strong background in general management and also highly experienced in financial and cost management, project management and assessment, business change, technology led innovation and meeting customer needs.  

He holds a Masters in Business Administration from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and is also a B.Sc. in Computer Science graduate of Trinity College, Dublin. 

Gerard is a member of the Audit Review & Risk Group (ARRG) and is Chairman of the Board Strategy Committee.