Initiative Ireland Nominees was established to deliver on values of honest, fair and inclusive services.
Padraig W. RusheRushe is Managing Director & Trustee of Initiative Ireland Nominees Limited, a Trust and Company Service Provider authorised by the Department of Justice and Equality of Ireland. He is also CEO of Initiative Ireland. He is Managing Director of Initiative Financial Services UK Limited. He has previously held risk and commercial management roles with Ulster Bank, GE Money and Bank of Ireland. He holds an MBA with distinction from Trinity College Dublin, a BA Honours from University College Dublin and is an Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) as certified by the LIA & UCD.
Sinead SmythSinead is Operations and Finance Director of Initiative Ireland Nominees Limited. She has over 15 years of experience in Retail, Corporate and Business Finance. Sinead has worked within national and multinational Irish and European finance providers, inclusive of Ulster Bank, EBS and Citi Bank. Sinead holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematical studies and Psychology from National University of Ireland, Galway followed by a Higher Diploma in Financial Mathematics jointly from Heriot Watt University and University of Edinburgh
Padraig M. RusheAs a non-executive Director, Padraig M. Rushe brings over forty years of Corporate Banking experience to the company. Rushe was a co-founder of the Green IFSC initiative (now Sustainable Nation Ireland). He was previously a member of the Government’s Clearing House Group for the IFSC. He is chairman of the IFSC Dublin Inner City Trust. He is a board member and audit committee chair of St Catherine’s Association Ltd. Rushe graduated Valedictorian with an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Illinois in 1988. He completed a Diploma in Company Direction with distinction in 2017 and is a Chartered Director with the Institute of Directors Ireland & UK
Helping to Make an Impact
As a values-based trust and company service provider, we mainly focus on supporting financial clients who share our focus to delivering ESG Impact (Environmental, Social, Governance Impact) through their lending and investment activities across Ireland and beyond.