Electricity Supply Board/ESB

Legal basis: Electricity (Supply) Act 1927, s. 2
Maximum Number of Positions: 12
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (4), Male (5)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (44%), Male (56%)
Notes: The CEO of ESB is an ex officio member. Term of office: 5 years. Four Elected Employee members. Term of office: 4 years.

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Alf Smiddy 04/10/2016 14/12/2021 13/12/2024 Member Government Appointment
GrĂ¡inne O'Shea 01/01/2023 31/12/2026 Board Member Elected Employee Member
Karen Halpenny 01/01/2023 31/12/2026 Board Member Elected Employee Member
Noreen O'Kelly 23/04/2013 24/04/2018 23/04/2023 Board Member Government Reappointment
Paddy Hayes 08/03/2022 07/03/2027 Board Member CEO-Ex officio
Paul Lynam 04/10/2016 14/12/2021 13/12/2024 Member Government re-Appointment
Sara Venning 14/12/2021 13/12/2026 Board Member Government Appointment
Terence O'Rourke 10/11/2020 09/11/2025 Chairperson PAS Process
Trevor Walsh 01/01/2023 31/12/2026 Board Member Elected Employee Member