Carole Donaghy is the Head of Innovation Solutions Delivery for Ulster Bank Ireland. Based in the Dogpatch Labs, one of Ireland’s leading FinTech hubs, Carole heads up the Innovation Team that strive to establish a culture of innovation, engage with the FinTech community and deliver innovation that provides meaningful impact to the Bank, and most importantly its customers.
An alumus of Columbia University Business School, Carole started her career as a marketing professional at the Institute of Directors in London before gaining invaluable experience across a number of high profile brands such as the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, MasterCard, Citibank, Woolworths, American Express, Hertz, Avis, Virgin Australia and Virgin Mobile.
Carole was integral in the launch of the Virgin Credit Card which was an overwhelming success. It was proven to be one of Australia’s most successful ever financial product launches. Under Carole’s direction, the Virgin Credit Card gained over 6% market share and attracted over 1.5 million applications resulting in over 950,000 customers.