David Went – Chair of the Board of Trustees

David Went is Director, Covestone Asset Management Ltd, and former chairman of The Irish Times Limited and of Trinity Foundation. He is also a former non executive director of Goldman Sachs Bank (Europe) Ltd and a former non executive director of the VHI.

David Went

David Went

He previously served as chairman of the Financial Services Consultative Industry Panel.

David served as Group Chief Executive of Irish Life and Permanent plc from 1998 until his retirement in 2007. He was previously Chief Executive of Coutts Bank, the international private banking arm of the NatWest Group.

David is a former Chief Executive of Ulster Bank in Ireland and Ulster Investment Bank. Having qualified as a barrister, David began his career at Citibank working in both Dublin and Saudi Arabia.