Management & Structure

Ms Carol Boate – Regulator of the National Lottery 

Ms Boate is an experienced advocate and practitioner of better regulation for the benefit of consumers and the economy. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Trinity College and an M.Sc. in Economics from University College Dublin and postgraduate diplomas in EC Competition Law and Regulatory Governance. Before being appointed as Regulator of the National Lottery Ms Boate was Director of Corporate Services and, previously, Director of Regulation and Business Engagement at the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. Prior to that, she worked at the Competition Authority, primarily in the areas of regulating mergers and acquisitions and advocating for changes to laws and regulations that hinder effective competition.

Mr Derek Donohoe – Deputy Regulator and Head of Audit and Finance 

Mr Donohoe is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds a Diploma in Forensic Accounting. He has over 35 years of experience in accounting and auditing matters. He is a former partner in a leading Irish accountancy practice with significant experience in the areas of auditing, financial reporting, forensic accounting, corporate governance, compliance, and due diligence reviews. He provided audit and compliance services to a portfolio of regulated entities in the financial sector for many years.


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