Kara McGann, Head of Social Policy, Ibec
Head of Social Policy acts as strategic advisor and support on diversity and inclusion, skills and labour market policy and practices to Ibec member organisations. Role includes the development of tools and guidelines, lobbying and developing policy positions at a national and European level. Board member of Skillnets, member of the Governing Authority, DCU and Chair of the Joint Equality Council at ESB. An organisational psychologist and practicing psychotherapist, formerly HR manager in industry with lecturing experience at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive level. With Ibec since 2008, specialist in strategy development and implementation, public and regulatory policy, business representation and stakeholder engagement.