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Inez Bailey

Inez Bailey
Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, Inez is responsible for leading the CES team and implementing the organisations strategy in line with the vision and leadership of the Board.

Before joining CES, Inez was the Chief Executive of the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA), a role she held for more than 20 years. NALA is an independent charity committed to making sure people with literacy, numeracy and basic digital skills needs can fully take part in society and have access to learning opportunities. Inez served on the inaugural Healthy Ireland Council and is a former member of the Government’s Expert Group on Future Skills Needs which advises the Government on skills needs and labour market issues that impact enterprise and employment growth. She has served as Chair and Board member of a range of charity and statutory bodies.

Inez is a graduate of the University of Sheffield (EdD) and Maynooth University (BA, MA, Dip).