Helen Dixon previously served as Irish Registrar of Companies where she led regulatory enforcement of compliance with the filing provisions of the Companies Acts. Ms Dixon has also held senior roles in the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, working on economic migration policy, science, technology and innovation policy. She spent the first ten years of her career in the IT industry. She holds postgraduate qualifications in European Economic and Public Affairs, Governance, Computer Science, Official Statistics for Policy Evaluation, and Judicial Skills and Decision Making. Ms Dixon was awarded an honorary fellowship of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) in 2014.