Ms. Rose Hynes is the Chairman of Origin Enterprises plc and as such is currently the only woman chairing an Irish Stock Exchange listed company. She is also Chairman of Shannon Group plc and is the Senior Independent Director of Total Produce plc and IPL Plastics plc. Additionally she is a director of a number of aviation related entities. A University College Dublin law graduate and lawyer, Ms Hynes is an Associate of the Irish Institute of Taxation and of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She also holds a Diploma in Applied Finance from the Irish Management Institute. Rose previously held a number of senior executive positions with GPA Group plc. GPA was then the world’s largest lessor and financier of aircraft. She is a former board member of a number of companies including Bank of Ireland, Fyffes plc, Ervia, Aer Lingus Group plc, Mincon and Concern.