AIB executive Cathy Bryce named first female president of banking lobby group

Bryce ‘honoured’ to take over presidency of Banking and Payments Federation

Cathy Bryce: ‘It is a time of great change across the sector and we have a growing diversity of membership.’ Picture: Shane O'Neill/Coalesce

Cathy Bryce, managing director of AIB’s capital markets division, has been named the first female president of the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) – the industry group that represents firms across the financial services sector.

Bryce, who succeeds Jim O'Keeffe, AIB’s managing director of retail banking, said she was “honoured” to take on the role at a “time of great change” across the banking sector.

The Trinity College Dublin graduate, who started her career ...