Deirdre Saul

Deirdre is an experienced, qualified Chartered Accountant and registered Tax Consultant with over 20 years’ experience in both the private and public sector.  Previously, she was a Council member for ten years on the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI).

She is currently the Director of Finance at Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services, where daily, she encounters a wide variety of health care professionals while primarily dealing with the finances of the organisation.  Our Lady’s Hospice and Care services is an organisation which is 90% funded by the HSE.  As Director of Finance, she sits on the Senior Management Team and attends the Board and necessary subcommittee meetings.  Deirdre is passionate about the work of Our Lady’s Hospice and Care services for staff, patients, and families.

Prior to her appointment to Our Lady’s Hospice and Care services, she was Director of Finance and Interim CEO at Down Syndrome Ireland during a difficult time for the organisation amidst the COVID pandemic.  She has also held several finance roles in the private sector for US multinationals in the IT sector.