Clare Duignan is an experienced Executive and Non-Executive Director with wide-ranging board experience across the private, public/state and not-for-profit sectors. Her executive career in RTÉ saw her progress from her initial role as a radio producer, then as a television producer, through a wide number of management positions culminating in her roles as Director of Television Programmes, and ultimately Managing Director, RTÉ Radio, where she had responsibility for RTÈ's FM and digital radio stations, and for the RTÉ Performing Groups.
Since leaving RTÉ in 2013, Clare has served on a number of boards, including The Digital Hub Development Agency, and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. She is currently a Board Member of Fáilte Ireland, (where she serves on the Audit and Risk Committee), The Irish Times DAC, (where she is a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee), Business to Arts, and is a Trustee of The Chester Beatty Library.
Clare is committed to Diversity and Inclusion in Irish business and public life, and her extensive experience as a leader in RTÉ has given her deep experience leading cultural change in a public-facing industry with complex regulatory and stakeholder issues. She is known for her excellent communications and interpersonal skills, and has a wide network spanning Irish business, media, arts and culture and public life.
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