A very experienced and widely respected solicitor, Eugene retired as a partner with Arthur Cox in 2017 having worked with the firm for more than 30 years – four as managing partner and seven as Chairman.
He has extensive governance experience, having advised many boards of public, private, and state companies. He has also served as a director of companies in the private, voluntary and state sectors – including seven years on the board of the HSE.
His current directorships are: ICON plc (listed on NASDAQ); Fly Leasing (listed on the NYSE); AON Insurance (ISE) and Appian Asset Management Ltd, a private company which he chairs.
Eugene is a member of the Ethics and Governance Committee of Chartered Accountants Ireland and is Chair of the Governing Authority of UCD. He previously chaired the Governing body of DIT and the DIT Foundation and was President of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce in 2006.