Director (ex officio) and HBFI Chief Executive Officer
Dara Deering is CEO of HBFI, having joined the organisation on 2 September 2019. Dara has extensive experience in financial services, having previously served as Executive Director and Head of Retail Banking at KBC Bank Ireland plc since February 2012. During that time Dara led the launch and implementation of a new retail bank, broadening the range of products and services available, and offering a new banking alternative for Irish consumers. Prior to her time in KBC, Dara held a number of leadership positions in the retail financial services industry. She holds an MBA from Smurfit Business School and a Bachelor of Science Management from Trinity College Dublin.