​Paul Ryan

Member of the Executive Board and Head of International Finance Division, Ministry of Finance, Ireland

A member of the Ministry of Finance’s nine-person Executive Board, Dr Paul Ryan leads its International Finance Division. The Division is responsible for managing Ireland’s membership and relationship with a range of 15 International Financial Institutions, including the IMF and the World Bank Group. Dr Ryan is either the Alternate Governor or Temporary Alternate Governor for the IFIs.  The Division is also responsible for Climate Action/Climate Finance issues and the development of Ireland’s International Financial Services industry where there is a growing focus on technology and sustainable finance. Paul has experience in a number of other Ministries including: Education & Science; Environment & Local Government; and Justice.