Rose McHugh is currently chairman of Brook Food Services and is non-executive director of Origin Enterprises Plc, Xiu Lan Hotels Ltd (The Fota Collection) and the Hope Foundation.
She served two terms as Chairman of Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) and is a former non-executive director of Bord na Mona. She was formerly executive director and head of corporate finance at Merrion Capital. Prior to this appointment, she was deputy CEO of SWS Group, a renewable energy and diversified services group and a Director of Taxation with Ernst & Young.
She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, an Associate of the Institute of Taxation in Ireland, with a law degree and MBA from University College Cork. She is a member of the Institute of Directors with a Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction