DCU Governing Authority

Kara McGann

Dr Kara McGann is a Senior Labour Market Policy Executive at Ibec, the Irish employer and business representative body. Kara provides strategic advice and support on diversity and inclusion, skills and labour market policy and practices to Ibec member organisations. This includes the development of tools and guidelines, lobbying and developing policy positions. She is also a board member of Skillnets.

Prior to joining Ibec in 2008, Kara worked for a number of years as an organisational psychologist and human resources manager in industry and lectured at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive level. 

Kara holds a PhD in psychology from UCD, a Master of Business Studies and is also a practicing psychotherapist.