Notice of the appointment of Chairperson to the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board.

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D. has appointed Mr Fred Barry as Chairperson of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board. This appointment is for the period until 30 July 2023.

Fred Barry was appointed Chairman of the NTA in November, 2017. He is a non-executive director of Ervia, where he is Chairman of the Investment and Infrastructure Committee and a member of the Water Industry Operating Framework Committee and is a non-executive director of the PM Group, where he is a member of the Acquisitions and the Audit, Risk and Finance committee. He was previously a director of the National Development Finance Agency, the National Roads Authority, and various companies within the Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

He was Chief Executive of the National Roads Authority from 2005 to 2015. Prior to that he worked internationally with Jacobs for 25 years, where his management roles included Group Managing Director for the UK and Ireland. He is a Chartered Engineer, also qualified as a barrister, and is a Fellow of Engineers Ireland and of the Irish Academy of Engineering, where he is also a council member.