15 Sep Mary Cleary
15 Sep, 2023
Mary Cleary – Secretary General of the Irish Computer Society (ICS)
Mary Cleary is Secretary General of the Irish Computer Society (ICS) and Chair of the CEN TC 428, ICT Professionalism and Digital Competences, and Coordinator of the Irish Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. She has extensive expertise in and experience of representing the IT profession in Ireland, Europe and globally. She oversees ICT professionalism and digital inclusion policy for ICS, briefing on European and national skills policy, and advising the ICS CIO Network on standards, professionalism and continuous professional development (CPD) for all domains, with particular emphasis on eHealth. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education, and has extensive experience of ICT professional programme design and implementation. She has worked on several national education initiatives, promoting ICT as a teaching and learning tool, as well as being a partner in numerous EU funded projects. She supports the professional and advocacy activities of the ICS. She is a delegate to the NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) ICT SCC. She was recently elected to the Board of the Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS).