Áine McCleary



Áine McCleary
Deputy President of The Institute of Banking

Bank of Ireland

Director, Direct Channels, Bank of Ireland


A dynamic, customer focused leader with a proven track record in delivering complex change across a wide range of businesses, Aine 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 Direct channels. In this role Aine leads a team of banking professionals engaging with customers via phone, and digital channels.


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, a Fellow of the Institute of Banking and is the current Deputy President of the Institute of Banking.   



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