Deirdre Ashe was first appointed to the Board of Bus Éireann in July 2014. Her term of office finished on 9 July 2017 and she was re- appointed as a director on 23 August 2017.
Deirdre was Chair of the Remuneration Committee until its merger into the Board Strategy Committee. She is also Chair of the Audit Review & Risk Group (ARRG) and also a member of the board Strategy Committee.
Deirdre is Director of Personal Lines for Liberty Insurance Ireland and has been a Management Consultant working locally and internationally specialising in Marketing, Product and Business Strategy. She is a former Director of Aviva Health Insurance and has held the positions of Marketing Director, Product Director and Commercial Director where she has successfully led the formulation and delivery of company launches, integration and international alignment.
Deirdre holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from NUIG, an MBA and a diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors (IOD).