13 February 2014
The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (“ICSA”) is pleased to announce that it has awarded honorary fellowship to Helen Dixon, Registrar, Companies Registration Office.
Helen was appointed Registrar of Companies in December 2009. She held senior management positions in the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation since 2004 having previously served an 11 year career in two US IT multinationals that had their EMEA bases in Ireland.
Helen holds an honours undergraduate degree in Applied Languages (French / German), a Masters in European Economic and Public Affairs, a postgraduate diploma in Computer Science and more recently a Masters in Governance from Queen’s University Belfast.
Helen, commenting on her award of fellowship, said “As implementation of the biggest reform of corporate law in 50 years approaches, the role of the Chartered Secretary will take on additional significance in guiding companies and their boards on their new legal obligations. I am delighted to accept this award from a professional body who is at the forefront of Corporate Governance, Company Law and Company Secretarial issues and developments in Ireland.”
Conor Sweeney, President of ICSA in Ireland, said “I would like to welcome our new honorary member. Helen has supported the ICSA in Ireland over a number of years and is a keynote speaker at our annual Corporate Governance Conference. I am delighted that we are able to recognise Helen’s contribution to the Institute in Ireland in this way”.