Penelope Kenny F.C.A, M.A.
Penelope Kenny is an experienced leader and Chartered Accountant with a track record of delivering timely and effective results.
She is principal in ArtsGovernance, a company that carries out consulting and corporate governance reviews of organisations. Her passion is as an enabler of the arts sector. She has been a board member of IMMA, the Irish Museum of Modern Art and is an external member of the Audit and Risk committee of the Arts Council.
She holds a recent Masters Degree in Cultural Policy and Arts Management from University College Dublin. In December 2014, her book on Corporate Governance was published by the Chartered Accountants Ireland. She is a member of the Institute of Directors and an affiliate of the Irish Chartered Secretaries Association, and Chair of the judging panel of the Good Governance Awards since 2016. She is currently completing the International Directors program at Insead University, in France.
Clients include, the Irish Architectural Foundation, the Heritage Council, The Irish National Youth Orchestra, HEAnet Ireland’s national education and research network, and EduCampus. These reviews can include stakeholder interviews, board away days, and comprehensive governance reports.