Carol Andrews

Carol serves on the Leadership Committee for BNY Mellon’s women’s network and is also an internal mentor to five women. In 2016, she co-led BNY Mellon’s co-sponsorship of the “Women in Management” report, which enhances the evidence base for addressing workplace gender inequality in Ireland. She supported the implementation of internal focus groups following Business in the Community’s Project 28-40 report, which ultimately led to an internal media campaign featuring a video of their Chairman dispelling myths around agile working. She also began the company’s Ireland CSR programme in 2006 and continues to support local efforts. Externally, Carol founded the 30% Club Ireland Chapter and, two years later, 169 member organisations have pledged to make a meaningful difference to the way women participate in the Irish workforce. She currently co-chair the Financial Services group and has recently become the Ireland chapter lead in July. She was the former Director of Junior Achievement in Ireland, believing that empowering women in the workplace begins with the development of young children, and encouraging education at a very early age. Gender equality is not just about women, but men as well, and she is dedicated to fostering cultural change that inspires diversity of thought.