Ken BurkeSenior Financial Services Executive - CEO/MD & Non Executive Director - Ireland
An acknowledged industry expert, he has extensive SME, mortgage, retail sales, and insurance leadership experience and is a regularly sought-after speaker at European conferences. Ken has held senior positions as Group Head of Mortgages, Director of Products, Head of Business Banking, and Head of Sales, Strategy, and Planning for AIB Group - Ireland’s largest bank. He held executive responsibility for leading mortgage business and credit products strategy, development, and delivery across operations in the Republic of Ireland, Great Britain, and Northern Ireland, and across multiple brands. He successfully devised and executed a multi-brand strategy driving market share dominance and delivery of an award-winning digital e-mortgage proposition. Ken also led the strategic development and market-leading growth of AIB’s digital consumer & retail credit business to become Irelands leading consumer bank lender. He was responsible for successfully leading the design and implementation of AIB's business sectoral strategy in support of SME customers and for AIB's "Backing Brave" program.
A Certified Bank Director; Ken holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Trinity College Dublin, is a graduate of the Irish Management Institute Senior Executive Program in Leadership & Global Strategy, a Licentiate of the Institute of Banking, and a member of the Institute of Directors.