Ms. Caroline Spillane
Director General of Engineers Ireland
As Director General of Engineers Ireland, Caroline Spillane is committed to improving efficiencies, increasing benefits and developing a proactive member-centric organisation. Since beginning her tenure in July 2015, Caroline has been travelling across the country connecting with the engineering community on how Engineers Ireland as an organisation can tailor responsive action to support member careers and industry opportunities.
As result, she is leading the executive team in developing and delivering a strategic plan for the future. Priority goals include building the profile and enhancing the status and reputation of the engineering profession. Engineers Ireland will continue to advance as the industry’s leading expert voice and ensure the standard and competence of its members is regarded as world class.
Caroline also aims to support and collaborate with members and engineering organisations to enable their professional progression both in Ireland and abroad.
Prior to Engineers Ireland Caroline was the Chief Executive Officer at the Irish Medical Council. Caroline has held senior roles in organisations including Assistant National Director with the HSE, and Chief Executive Officer of the CPA. Caroline is an economics graduate of University College Cork, and also holds an MA from the Dublin Institute of Technology.