Carol Reddy

Carol is a Client Service Delivery Manager at Northern Trust. In addition to chairing the business’s Women in Leadership Business Resource Council in Ireland, Carol participates in the Ireland Executive Gender Balance Group; a sub-committee of Northern Trust’s Ireland management team solely focused on ensuring gender parity across its workforce in Ireland. While recognising the intersectionality of women, Carol has championed a female-focused cohort of an internal mentoring programme to support the development women in the early-to-mid stages of their professional life, introduced role modelling initiatives to enhance the visibility of senior females, and driven an increase in male ally-ship through inclusive engagement.

Meliosa O’Caoimh

As the Country Head for Northern Trust Ireland, Meliosa is responsible for driving the firm’s business strategy. She established the Executive Gender Balance Group at Northern Trust, a subset of the executive leadership group who are solely focused on ensuring gender parity across the business. Through excellence in recruitment, development and promotion practices, the group achieved their ambitious gender balance target ahead of time. The group continues to work to create a truly inclusive culture where all employees are able and encouraged to progress their careers without limitations. Meliosa is the Deputy Chair of the 30% Club in Ireland. She previously led the Financial Services sub-group of the 30% Club which completed ground-breaking research that provided a benchmark for women’s representation in Ireland. Creating a strong pipeline of diverse talent across the globe is critical to Meliosa, and she is an ambassador, sponsor and visible role model to many.