Conor O’Brien, the newly appointed HSA Chief Executive who took over from Interim CEO Mark Cullen at the start of May has over 15 years’ experience working in senior executive roles in both the public and private sectors in the insurance, banking, technology and services industries.
Prior to his role in KBC Bank Ireland, O’Brien was Chief Executive of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB). Tom Coughlan, HSA Chairman, said that the Board looks forward to working with Conor, and “his leadership will ensure the HSA continues to deliver on its strategic mission”.
The Minister of State for Employment Affairs and Retail Business, Neale Richmond TD, said that Conor O’Brien will lead the HSA as it completes its reorganisation, “which will position the Authority to proactively address the challenges of a changing working environment domestically and globally”.
Conor O’Brien said he is pleased to be taking up the role of HSA Chief Executive and working with the team to continue the important role that it carries out. He added that he looks forward to working with the Chairperson and the Board to achieve the HSA’s strategic ambitions as well as the further development of the organisation in the coming years.