Miriam was appointed to the Board of CIÉ on 26th
April 2022. She is a Chartered Director from the IOD, Independent Strategic Business Consultant, Chair and a Non-Executive Director.
Miriam was appointed as Chair to the Bus Éireann board by Minister Ryan in February 2022. She has been a member of that board since 2019 and has served as Chair of its Board Safety and Accessibility Committee, as a member of its Audit and Risk Committee, Sustainability Committee and Board Strategy Committee.
Miriam is also currently the Board Chairperson of the Advertising Standards of Ireland, is an independent Non-Executive Director for Eir, CareChoice nursing homes, Chairperson and an independent Non-Executive Director of Pluto, an independent marketing agency, and is also a mentor on the Enterprise Ireland Panel.
Miriam is the ex-CEO of one of Ireland’s largest communications groups - DDFH&B. During her 17-year tenure at DDFH&B she managed numerous acquisitions, new business models and a merger. She worked with many large clients such as Bord Gáis, National Lottery, Littlewoods, Irish Life and SuperValu. She was formerly Marketing Director of Nestlé, Head of Communications for Bank of Ireland and held other marketing roles at Smith & Nephew and AIB.
Miriam is a graduate of UCD and holds a BComm and Master’s in marketing. She is a past Chairman of Barnardo’s Charity in Ireland, Past President of the Marketing Institute of Ireland, Past Chairperson of the Advertisers Association of Ireland, Past Council Member of Dublin Chamber, Past Board Member of the Irish Hospice Foundation and a Past Council Member of the Irish Management Institute.