ESB Networks’ Board

ESB Networks DAC was incorporated on 8 December 2008 as a wholly owned subsidiary company of ESB. ESB Networks DAC was vested as Distribution System Operator on 1 January 2009 in accordance with the European Communities Regulations 2008 (S.I. 280 of 2008). It is responsible for the operation, maintenance and development of the electricity distribution system in the State.

ESB Networks DAC has its own board which currently consists of 5 members. The Articles of Association of ESB Networks DAC specify that at least two of the  directors shall not be employees, contractors or consultants of ESB or its subsidiary companies and shall be independent of the interests of ESB. Ms Caroline Spillane and Mr Ian Talbot were appointed as independent directors pursuant to this requirement.

 Role Name
 Director  Paddy Hayes
 Director  Paul Mulvaney
 Director  Caroline Spillane
 Director  Ian Talbot
 Chairman  Jerry O'Sullivan  
 Company Secretary  Marie Sinnott

 Table 1 - ESB Networks' Board