Chief Executive Officer

  • Job Reference: 00012825-1
  • Date Posted: 27 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board
  • Location: Kildare, County Kildare
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Chief Executive Officer

Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board


The Organisation

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (“IHRB”) is a private company whose statutory remit is to protect the integrity and reputation of Irish Horse Racing. Its mission is to ensure that the reputation of Irish Horse Racing and confidence in the sport is protected by robust and transparent regulatory practices, implemented with integrity, by a professional and progressive team. Our core values under pin our position in the sport: Integrity, Leadership, Accountability, Fairness & Effectiveness.


The Role

The Irish Horse Racing Regulatory Board is seeking an ambitious, focused and energetic leader with multifaceted experience across the areas of corporate governance, regulation and commercially led business as it delivers on its strategic objectives. The successful candidate will report to the Chairperson of the Board of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB).


The Person

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong track record at a Senior Management level with significant experience leading and influencing across a diverse stakeholder environment, with experience of regulation and/or compliance.

The candidate should have extensive leadership experience with demonstrable expertise to meet the requirements of the role.


Application and Further Information

For further information and to apply for this role visit and search Ref. HRB0121.


All enquiries relating to this role should be directed to the Executive Recruitment Team by email to or by telephone on +353 (1) 449 4400.


Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of the IHRB.


No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to the IHRB.


Deadline for applications: Monday 27th September at 12pm.


The IHRB is an equal opportunities employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality at all levels of the organisation.