Mairéad Divilly

Lead Partner- International Compliance Outsourcing Services, Mazars Ireland

Mairéad Divilly is the Lead Partner in Outsourcing and Compliance Services with specific responsibility for Outsourcing and Financial Management services in Mazars. Her professional experience spans audit, business advisory and outsourced accounting, payroll and financial management services to both the public and private sector, from multi-national companies to small, medium enterprises. She has extensive experience across various sectors, including distribution, retail, medical devices, pharma, foreign direct investment, SME and not-for-profit.

Mairéad acts as a mentor to many indigenous enterprises for the management and development of their businesses. Her work includes improving company profitability and advising on the future growth of the business. She also works closely with the Small Firms Association in providing a support service to its executive.

Mairéad is a non-executive director of Skillnet Ireland and represents the interest of the Small Firms Association on the Skillnet Ireland Board. Mairead also leads the CSR strategy at Mazars.

Mairéad lectures and writes extensively on corporate governance, the fundamentals of management and internal control procedures.

In September 2019, Mairéad received Skillnet Ireland's award for outstanding contributions at their 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner Celebration. In January 2020, Mairéad won the Services to Accounting & Finance category at the second Irish Women's Awards 2020. These Awards honour the talent and hard work of female professionals and entrepreneurs across the region. It celebrates the achievements of women entrepreneurs, businesswomen, professionals, civil servants, charity workers and others that make Ireland a great and more equal place to live and work.

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    Day 1 [EMEA]

    Track 3: Learn: Top Compliance Challenges Companies Face When Going Global, and Steps to Overcome Them

    As your company grows globally, you’ll benefit from bringing international employees on board. Hiring global employees offers many advantages for your company, including insights into the local culture and useful in-country business connections. However, building global teams can be a complex process, involving many compliance challenges. Log in to the session and learn:

    • The most common compliance challenges companies face when going global. 
    • The risks and penalties associated with noncompliance.  
    • How companies can navigate compliance challenges and plan for the future.