The 2010 Global Financial Services Centres Conference

Tuesday 27thth and Wednesday 28thth April 2010


Speaker Biography


Michael Buckley

Group Chief Executive
AIB Group

Michael started his career as a senior civil servant in Irish Government Services in 1967 becoming Chef de Cabinet to President, European Court of Auditors, Luxembourg between the years of 1977 and 1981. He subsequently was a senior official in charge of public expenditure in the Irish Finance Ministry. In 1986 he became a director, NCB Group in Dublin and took over as managing director in 1990. During this time he played a key role alongside Dermot Desmond in the creation of the Irish International Financial Services Centre (IFSC). He then moved to the AIB Group in 1991 as head of investment banking with AIB Capital Markets Division becoming Managing Director in 1994. He went on to become a director of AIB in 1995 and in 1999 was elected to take control of the Poland division of AIB. In 2001 he was appointed chief executive of the AIB Group. He holds a MA, LPH (National University of Ireland) - Licenciate in Philosophy and he is also a member of the Securities Institute and a Fellow of the Irish Institute of Bankers. In the past Michael has been a part-time lecturer in Politics in University College Dublin, a Member of Board of Custom House Docks Development Authority and Chairman of the Irish Government Review Body on Higher Remuneration in the Public Sector.

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