Carol Sharkey Appointed Ryanair Chief Risk Officer

30 May 2018

Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (30 May) announced the appointment of Carol Sharkey as the airline’s Chief Risk Officer, joining its senior management team. Carol, who is currently Ryanair’s Director of Safety and Security, will assume responsibility for all of Ryanair’s operational risk assessment and will report directly to the CEO. She has worked at Ryanair since 1995 having previously held roles in inflight, flight operations and in recent years has overseen the flight safety department.

Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary said:

“I am pleased to announce the  promotion of Carol Sharkey to the role of Chief Risk Officer and welcome her to the senior management team. Carol has an encyclopedic knowledge of our business and how we deliver controlled growth safely, and her expertise particularly in the area of operations and safety will ensure she plays a key role in our future growth to some 600 aircraft and over 200m customers p.a.”

Ryanair’s Chief Risk Officer, Carol Sharkey said:

“I am very happy to join the senior management team. It’s an exciting time for Ryanair as we continue to  grow and expand our operations across Europe and I look forward to working with all of the team and the Board to maintain and develop Ryanair’s industry leading safety record.”