Áine McCleary

Director, distribution channels, Bank of Ireland

Áine is director of distribution channels at Bank of Ireland and has led senior teams across retail, corporate and institutional customer segments. She 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, Áine has furthered her experience in retail banking, through leading the mortgages business for Bank of Ireland. In her current role, she 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, Áine holds a master’s degree in business studies from the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. She is a certified bank director and is the president of the Institute of Banking 2018-2019, the first female to hold the position in the Institute’s history.