Gas Networks Ireland

Legal basis: Gas Regulation Act 2013, ss. 7(3), 42 and Part 4
Maximum Number of Positions: 9
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (2), Male (3)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (40%), Male (60%)
Notes: Note 1: Section 14.1(a) of the Articles of Association provides that there shall be a minimum of four and a maximum of nine directors. Five positions are currently filled. Note 2: Section 14.1 of the Articles of Association provides that the CEO of Ervia and the CEO of Gas Networks Ireland shall be ex officio Directors, provided that where one person holds both positions at any time, then only that person shall ex officio be a Director as a result of holding such positions.

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Cathal Marley 05/04/2019 01/01/2022 Chairperson Ex officio as CEO of Ervia and GNI (see Note 2). Term expires on the date of the GNI Board being reconstituted as a non-executive board and appointment of a non-executive Chairperson of GNI, in advance of the legal integration of Ervia with GNI.
Claire Madden 01/01/2022 Board Member Appointed by Ervia with the approval of the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, having consulted with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, under Articles 14.2(c) and 14.2(f) of the Constitution (Articles of Association) of Gas Networks Ireland. Expiry of the term of appointment is the earlier of (i) 2 years from the date of appointment; and (ii) the GNI Board being reconstituted as a non-executive board in advance of the legal integration of Ervia with GNI.
Denis O'Sullivan 28/03/2018 01/01/2022 Board Member Appointed by Ervia with the approval of the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, having consulted with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, under Articles 14.2(c) and 14.2(f) of the Constitution (Articles of Association) of Gas Networks Ireland. Expiry of the term of appointment is the earlier of (i) 2 years from the date of appointment; and (ii) the GNI Board being reconstituted as a non-executive board in advance of the legal integration of Ervia with GNI.
Edwina Nyhan 20/09/2019 Board Member Appointed by Ervia with the approval of the Minister for Housing, Local Government, having consulted with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, under Article 14.2(c) of the Constitution (Articles of Association) of Gas Networks Ireland and under Section 7(3) of the Gas Regulation Act 2013.
Ronan Galwey 11/04/2022 Board Member Appointed by Ervia with the approval of the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage having consulted with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, under Articles 14.2(c) and 14.2(f) of the Constitution (Articles of Association) of Gas Networks Ireland. Expiry of the term of appointment is the earlier of (i) 2 years from the date of appointment; and (ii) the GNI Board being reconstituted as a non executive board in advance of the legal integration of Ervia with GNI.