Ms Pat O’Boyle is currently HSE Assistant National Director of HR with responsibility for Leadership Education and Talent Development. Pat was Chief Executive Officer of the Dublin Dental University Hospital from 2011 to 2016. She held a concomitant post as Assistant Professor in the School of Dental Science, Trinity College Dublin. She was formerly Company Secretary and Manager of the National Maternity Hospital and previously Director of Operations and Human Resources at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital. Before joining the health sector she worked in various industries in the private sector for a number of years. Over the years Pat has held voluntary positions such as Chair of the Association of Hospital Chief Executives, the Dublin Mid-Leinster Regional Forum of the Health Management Institute, and the Executive of the Voluntary Hospitals Risk Management Forum.