Penelope Kenny is a chartered accountant and an experienced executive and CFO. Her business ArtsGovernance specialises in corporate governance, financial control, business transformation and change management.
Penelope has over 20 years experience as a Financial controller and management consultant to listed companies and public sector organisations. She has held an extensive range of key positions in the financial services industry. She has recently been appointed to two large state Boards Grangegorman Development agency, and the Irish Museum of Modern art (IMMA) where she is also Chair of the Audit committee of the Board; She is outgoing Board member, Treasurer, and Head of the Finance and Audit committee of Cluid Housing Association, with assets of 576M.
She is a member of the Institute of Directors. She holds a recent Masters Degree from University College Dublin in December 2014 her book, Corporate Governance for the Irish Arts Sector was published by the Chartered Accountants Ireland.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, Penelope was a Council member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants – the governing and strategy body for all Irish Chartered accountants.
She has been Chairman of the Leinster Society of Chartered Accountants, a body of over 6000 members;