Thomas Hunter McGowan

Thomas is CEO of Company Rescue Agency Limited since June 2023. Prior to that he was CEO of Kerry Co-operative Creameries Ltd 2017-2023, CEO InterTradeIreland 2012-2017, Director of Finance Kildare County Council 2008-2012, Managing Director Swansea Cork Ferries Ltd 1989-2008. Thomas is an Honours Commerce graduate of University College Dublin and holds a Master of Commerce from University College Cork. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute.

He is a board member of the Riverbank Arts Centre. He was previously a board member of the Cork Chamber of Commerce and served for two terms on the board of Chambers Ireland. He was also a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for British-Irish Studies, Chairman of the North South CEO Pensions Committee, a forum member of the ESRI and a director of Briar star Ltd and Swansea Cork Ferries Ltd.