The current Board of the Health and Safety Authority was appointed in March 2017 by the Minister of State at the Department of Jobs Enterprise and Innovation (DJEI), Mr Pat Breen TD.
The Chairman of the Board is Mr. Tom Coughlan.
The Board that is now in place is for the period 2017 to 2020.
|Tom Coughlan||Former Chief Executive, Clare County Council (2009 -2016). Board member of the Shannon Group PLC. (new appointment)|
|Employer Nominees|| |
|Andrew Bowers||Director Operational Excellence, EMEA at Baxter Healthcare Corporation. IBEC (new appointment)|
|Dermot Carey||Head of Safety and Manpower Services at the Construction Industry Federation: CIF (new appointment)|
|Michael Gillen||Deputy Chair of HSA Board - Senior Executive with BioPharmaChem Ireland (BPCI): IBEC (reappointment)|
|Employee Nominees|| |
|Pat Kenny||Trade Union Official, Communication Workers Union. ICTU (reappointment)|
|Christine Rowland||Independent Consultant, retired SIPTU official. ICTU (reappointment)|
|Frank Vaughan||Director of Learning at the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. ICTU (reappointment)|
|Minister’s Nominees|| |
|Carol Bolger||Former Head of Business Management, Ulster Bank (reappointment)|
|Deirdre Cullivan||HR Consultant (new appointment)|
|Páraig Hennessy||Principal Officer in the Department of Jobs Enterprise and Innovation (new appointment)|
|John McCartney||Director of Research at Chartered Surveyors Savills Ireland (reappointment)|
|James Phelan||Former Dean of Agriculture & Head of the Department of Agribusiness, Extension and Rural Development, University College Dublin (reappointment)|