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Governance and Nomination Committee


  • Ruairi Cosgrove (Chairperson)
  • Conor Sweeney
  • Ruairi Cosgrove
  • Salvador Nash
  • Deirdre Mooney


  • Ensure the ICSA is at the forefront of Governance, Company Law and Company Secretarial issues/developments in Ireland
  • Ensure greater recognition of ICSA qualification by government and regulatory bodies; third level institutions and employers
  • Ensure that the optimal governance structure for the ICSA in Ireland is in place for the future
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Maximise efficiency of Council meetings
  • Consider and make recommendations to Council on proposed nominations to Council
  • Consider and make recommendations to Council on the compositions of committees of Council
  • Arrange for the Strategic Plan to be reviewed annually and report to Council on same.


  • Creation of committee structure
  • Introduction of new committee and council members
  • Preparation of the strategic business plan 
  • Development of ICSA Ireland website & LinkedIn page.