Senior Director of Talent, Liberty Information Technology
Cathy is a senior HR executive with 25+ years’ experience in the Talent area. She is currently Senior Director – Talent with Liberty IT, a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance, a Fortune 100 company. Liberty IT employs over 600 people between their offices in Belfast and Dublin and have been recognized as an official ‘Great Place to Work’, earning Top 10 placement in the UK and Ireland rankings in 2021.
Cathy leads the Talent and Communications division and is a member of the executive steering team, actively involved in overall business strategy and direction. Additionally, during a recent secondment, Cathy was the Global Change Management Lead for Liberty Mutual’s Global HR model which saw her design, develop and deliver change management and communication strategies to engage and excite Liberty’s 50,000 employees in 28 countries.
Prior to joining Liberty IT, Cathy was HR Manager for IKEA UK & Ireland, with responsibility for leading the HR strategy for the business which employed 8,500 employees. She led a team of 30+ HR professionals in Head Office with additional matrix responsibility for 20 HR Managers within stores.
Cathy is married to Seamus and mum to 16-year old twins, Marcus and Daisy, who consume any free time she has. She enjoys cooking, reading and time with family.