Appointments to the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) Board

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, T.D., has re-appointed the following persons as members of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service Board with effect from 20 January 2018 to 19 January 2021.

Ms Linda Hickey

Ms Hickey, B.B.S. has been an Independent Non-Executive Director at Kingspan Group plc since June 1, 2013. She is a registered stockbroker and the Head of Corporate Broking at Goodbody Capital Markets, where she has worked since 2004. Previously she worked at NCB Stockbrokers and Merrill Lynch.

Ms Deirdre Cullivan

Ms Cullivan is a HR Consultant. She was the former HR Director at Pfizer Healthcare Ireland from May 1993 to July 2008. She was first appointed to the IBTS Board on 20th July 2015

Mr Simon Mills

Mr Mills is a barrister specialising in medical law and in particular clinical negligence, professional regulatory law, mental capacity and coroners’ inquests. He has acted in a number of the leading Irish cases in the area. He trained first as a doctor in Trinity College Dublin and then, while practising in a busy urban general practice, as a lawyer in University College Dublin.