Statement: Appointment of New Director of Consumer Protection

25 August 2021 Press Release

Central Bank of Ireland

The Central Bank today (25 August 2021) announces the appointment of Colm Kincaid as the new Director of Consumer Protection.  The appointment will take effect from 1 October 2021.

Announcing the appointment, Director General, Derville Rowland, “I am delighted to announce Colm Kincaid as the Central Bank’s new Director of Consumer Protection.  Colm is currently Director of Securities Markets Supervision and prior to that he was Head of Consumer Protection Division and brings considerable leadership and consumer and investor protection experience to this key role.  Colm also brings a broad range of financial knowledge and experience to the position and is a committed public servant.”

Colm Kincaid replaces Grainne McEvoy who will leave the Central Bank in January 2022 to take up an opportunity in the private sector.

Derville Rowland said “I would like to acknowledge the immense contribution Grainne has made to the Central Bank and to our wider public service mission.  I wish her well in her new role.”

The process to fill the role of Director of Securities and Markets Supervision will now commence with the aim of filling this position without delay.