Maura Quinn

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Leinster’s Rob Kearney is tackled by Yoann Huget, Pita Ahki and Rynhardt Elstadt of Toulouse in the  Champions Cup semi-final at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

All is a little better in Leinster’s world. The close shave against Ulster in the quarter-finals did, Rob Kearney admits, cause concern within their r(...)

IoD chief executive Maura Quinn (centre) said the survey suggests a cautious attitude among business leaders.

More than four out of five business leaders believe the Republic is headed for an economic crisis in the next five years, according to a survey by the(...)

Two-thirds of women surveyed said they believed it was more difficult for them to be appointed to boards than for men

Men are almost three times more likely than women to be approached directly about joining company boards, according to a new survey that finds that ov(...)

Aileen O’Toole: “My preference would be for gender targets rather than quotas.”

Studies consistently show that gender balance in the boardroom is better for business, with increased profits, fewer scandals, and better returns on c(...)

Institute of Directors survey: 80 per cent of respondents said their organisation adhered to a specific ethics code. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Conflicts of interest are widespread within Irish boardrooms, according to almost half of the respondents to an Institute of Directors survey. The i(...)

“Non-resident directors can reclaim vouched travel expenses at cost, whereas resident directors must pay tax on these. This makes no sense and is unfair”

Spare a thought for Ireland-resident non-executive directors (NEDs). These are the people who sit on the boards of listed companies, private businesse(...)

As the Brexit campaign approaches its climax, Irish business leaders warn of bleak outcome for economy in the event of EU departure. Photograph: Bloomberg

A survey of Irish business leaders has found 92 per cent have serious concerns about the prospect of the UK exiting the European Union. The survey, (...)

Maura Quinn, chief executive of Institute of Directors, said “lessons continue to be learnt in the wake of governance failings”.

Company directors patting themselves on the back is always slightly disconcerting. When the subject of their congratulation is corporate governance, i(...)

“It is vital that swift action is taken to address the issues in the sector,”  says Maura Quinn, chief executive of the Institute of Directors. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Board members of charities and not-for-profit groups want greater oversight and accountability in the sector, new research has found.The Institute of (...)

Sky will invest € 1.25 billion in Ireland over the next five years, the company’s chief executive Jeremy Darroch said tonight.  Photograph: Robbie Reynolds/CPR

Sky will invest €1.25 billion in Ireland over the next five years, the company’s chief executive Jeremy Darroch said tonight. Giving the keynote speec(...)