Katie is a governance expert who empowers boards to govern effectively and responsibly. She is founder of Katie Cadden & Associates – an Irish firm that provides trusted advisory and consultancy services, to boards of directors across the public, private and nonprofit sectors in Ireland and the UK.
Katie is an experienced, independent non-executive director who has served on boards across a range of sectors, including the financial services sector. An experienced State Board member, Katie has a wealth of regulatory experience having served as a Government appointee to Ireland’s first statutory Charities Regulator. She continues to serve as an external member of the Regulatory Committee of the Charities Regulator. Katie also lectures in Charity Law and Regulation at the Law Society of Ireland.
A committed volunteer, Katie is a Council member of the RNLI– the charity that saves lives in the water.
Katie is a practicing and MII accredited mediator, with a particular interest in dispute and conflict resolution in the boardroom, workplace and professional spheres. Katie is a former practicing solicitor who has worked in-house for one of the world’s leading luxury goods conglomerates and in private practice as a litigator in a range of actions, including complex, high volume, multi-party actions before the Superior Courts in Ireland.