Áine McCleary



Áine McCleary
President of The Institute of Banking

Bank of Ireland

Áine is Director, Distribution Channels at Bank of Ireland and has led senior teams across Retail, Corporate and Institutional customer segments. Aine spent the first half of her career to date in the Treasury and Global Markets divisions of Ulster Bank and Bank of Ireland, commencing her career as a foreign exchange dealer. In more recent years Aine has furthered her experience in Retail Banking, through leading the Mortgages Business for Bank of Ireland and most recently as Director of Bank of Ireland’s Distribution Channels. In this role Aine leads a team of banking professionals engaging with customers via phone, digital channels and across the Bank’s branch network.


A business graduate of UCD, Aine holds a Master’s Degree in Business Studies from the Smurfit School of Business. She is a Certified Bank Director and a Fellow of the Institute of Banking.



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