Eilish is an experienced Audit and Finance Professional with over 25 years’ experience working in financial services, and more recently serving on public and private sector boards.
Until 2016, Eilish was Head of Audit at Goldman Sachs where she led strategic initiatives around internal control, risk management, change and transformation, culture and governance for over a decade. Amongst other roles, she has been a Non-Executive Director at the Financial Reporting Council, the UK regulatory body responsible for promoting high quality corporate governance and reporting, and a Non-Executive Director at Sport England, a non-departmental public body responsibility for developing grassroots sports. She is a trustee at Plan International UK, a leading charity working with children in the UK and developing countries and is the founder of a leadership development practice working with social impact and female founded businesses.
Eilish started her career at KPMG, undertaking a variety of roles across their financial services and consulting businesses, before moving to their Australian practice where she led an international client portfolio which included investment management, pension, and insurance companies.
Eilish holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a postgraduate degree in Organisational Psychology from the University of London.
She is a qualified chartered accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.