Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU)
Charles Murphy joined the World Council Board of Directors in 2019. Charles is in his ninth year on the Board of the Irish League of Credit Unions, first elected in 2013.
Charles was elected as President of the Irish League of Credit Unions in April 2017 for a two-year term which finished in April 2019. As President, Charles was Chairman of the Board of the Irish League of Credit Unions and Chairman of the ILCU Management Committee.
During his time on the Board, Charles has also served as Vice President and as Chairman of ILCU Administration Committee. Charles has also served as a member of the ILCU Management Committee.
Charles is a Director of ECCU, a wholly owned subsidiary Assurance Company of ILCU. Charles is a Director of CUSOP (Payments) DAC, a not for profit, independent credit union-owned company that provides an electronic payments service for the credit union movement in Ireland.
Charles serves on the Board of Slane Credit Union and is currently the Chair. Charles has occupied all major positions during his time in the credit union movement. Charles has been a delegate to Chapter 6 for many years and was active in all areas, including serving as Chair.
Charles holds degrees in taxation, addiction and recently obtained the business degree for credit unions. Charles has diplomas in German, official German, Pathways, counselling, and religious studies.
Charles is a retired civil servant and was in charge of Customs in Dublin Port, Drug Units in Dublin airport and Customs Mobile units on the land frontier. Charles also worked as a Tax Inspector/Auditor and has a knowledge of Irish.
He also serves on the Board of two charitable organizations, being the Chair of one.
Charles lives in County Meath in the Republic of Ireland, is married to Mathilda, has a grown-up family and a number of grandchildren who keep him busy.