Sharon Donnery Now Deputy Governor of Central Bank
13th April 2016
Sharon Donnery was appointed to the position of Deputy Governor (Central Banking) with effect from 1 March 2016. She is an ex officio member of the Central Bank Commission and the Governor’s Alternate on the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB).
She remains the Bank’s Director of Credit Institutions (pending announcement of Director) and served as the Bank’s Alternate Member of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). She is currently the Chair of the SSM High Level Group on Non-performing Loans (NPLs) which is examining approaches to the consistent supervision of banks with high levels of NPLs.
Sharon joined the Bank in 1996 as an Economist in the Monetary Policy Division and has held a range of senior positions including Head of Consumer Information, Head of Consumer Protection. She chaired the European Banking Authority’s (EBA) Sub-Group on Consumer Protection following its establishment in early 2011 until 2013. She is also the former vice-chair of the EBA’s Standing Committee on Consumer Protection and Financial Innovation. From February 2013 to August 2014, she held the statutory position of Registrar of Credit Unions.
Sharon holds a BA in Economics and Politics and an MA in Economics from University College Dublin.