Corporate Secretary

Michael  Farrell


Michael Farrell

Contact Details:


East Wing


Corporate Secretary

Work Area:

Legal Affairs


Michael Farrell is Corporate Secretary, University College Cork since 2008.   Prior to 2008 he was Administrative (Deputy) Secretary of University College Cork from 1998, his previous position being School Principal. 

He is a member of the University Management Teams, both Operations and Strategy, and reports to the President of the University.  He is Secretary to University College Cork Governing Body.  In his role as Corporate Secretary he has responsibility for university governance, governing body administration, legal affairs, university insurances, risk management and, information compliance.  

He also held the position of Director of Human Resources from 2011 to 2014. 

He is a Chartered Secretary and holds Masters Degrees from University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology, along with qualifications to teach at every level of the education sector.

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