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Statement by the Chair of the SOLAS Board on the departure of the CEO, Paul O’Toole



Following today’s announcement that Paul O’Toole will leave SOLAS to take up the role as interim Head of the Higher Education Authority, the Chair of the SOLAS Board, Pat Delaney said:

“On behalf of the Board, I would like to congratulate Paul on his new role. Paul has done tremendous work leading SOLAS from a fledgling organisation to the credible, trusted guardian of Further Education and Training that it is today. I have no doubt that he will do a tremendous job at the Higher Education Authority too.”

  • Paul O’Toole will depart SOLAS when his contract expires on the 26th October 2018.

  • An interim CEO will be appointed to SOLAS in the coming weeks

  • Paul O’Toole has been CEO since SOLAS was established on 27th October 2013. Prior to this Paul was Director General of FÁS from 2009.