Samantha Holman,CEO, Irish Copyright Licensing Agency (ICLA)
Samantha Holman has been the CEO of the Irish Copyright Licensing Agency, and the CMO for the text and image sector in Ireland, for twenty-one years. She has also been involved in the establishment of the CMO for Visual Artists in Ireland, IVARO, and lectures about copyright and authors’ rights at national and international level.
She has been a board member of IFRRO, the international umbrella organisation for RROs since 2015 and was elected First Vice President in 2022. Previously she was Chair of the IFRRO European Group and Chair of the European Development Committee which concentrated on capacity building and development of copyright systems and authors rights in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.
She lives just outside Dublin and is married to a poet!