Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh: “What defines a university is the quality of its students, the quality of its staff and the quality of the student experience. Some rankings measure those and some don’t.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh is looking to make his mark. The 13th president of NUI Galway (National University of Ireland, Galway) has a legacy to leave in th(...)

Jean-Christophe Coutures, chief executive and chairman of Irish Distillers: Irish whiskey is fastest-growing spirits category globally, with 409% growth in US alone in past decade, led by Jameson with 78.3% market share.

What instructions do you give someone taking the helm at a company whose flagship brand has just recorded 27 years of consecutive growth? “ ‘Don’t me(...)