Sunday 21 January 2018

Brain drain's no reason to stop seeking the best

Thomas Molloy

Thomas Molloy

JOHN Moran's resignation as secretary general of the Department of Finance is the latest episode in a troubling spate of departures from the public sector.

Several other senior finance officials have also quit in recent months including the deputy governor of the Central Bank and its number three.

This brain drain represents the end of the late Brian Lenihan's attempt to shake-up the department and the Central Bank by bringing in fresh faces from the financial services industry.

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