Tara McCarthy, Chief Executive of Bord Bia

Tara McCarthy is the Chief Executive of Bord Bia and brings with her over 20 years’ experience in the wider food industry. She was previously Chief Executive for Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s seafood development agency and has operated in overseas markets for 10 years including Germany, France and Belgium. Tara holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from UCG with an MBS in Marketing from Smurfit Business School and is an affiliate of IMD Business School, Switzerland. Tara was awarded Fellowship of the Marketing Institute of Ireland in September 2018.  In April 2019 Tara was awarded  UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business’ Outstanding Alumnus Award.