Former solicitor Colm Kincaid appointed as Central Bank director of consumer protection
Former solicitor Colm Kincaid has been appointed by the Central Bank as its new director of consumer protection.
Mr Kincaid, who practised as a solicitor in London and Dublin prior to joining the Central Bank in 2004, will take up the senior role from 1 October 2021.
He succeeds Gráinne McEvoy, who will leave the Central Bank in January 2022 in order to take up an opportunity in the private sector.
Director-general Derville Rowland said: “I am delighted to announce Colm Kincaid as the Central Bank’s new director of consumer protection.
“Colm is currently director of securities markets supervision and prior to that he was head of consumer protection division and brings considerable leadership and consumer and investor protection experience to this key role.
“Colm also brings a broad range of financial knowledge and experience to the position and is a committed public servant.”
She added: “I would like to acknowledge the immense contribution Gráinne has made to the Central Bank and to our wider public service mission. I wish her well in her new role.”