Corporate banking lawyer Davina Saint was appointed as chair of their Business to Arts charity.

A senior level banking executive and qualified solicitor, Ms Saint formerly served as leader of division for BNP Paribas Securities Services in Ireland and recently joined the board of NAMA.

She has extensive legal expertise with 19 years as head of legal and general counsel for BNP Paribas’ operations in Ireland. She is also a chartered director and has built corporate governance and risk management expertise across several boards and executive committees.

Company to Arts is a membership-based, charitable organisation that brokers, supports and enables creative partnerships between companies, individuals and the arts.

Business associates are paired together with arts organisations and artists to develop solutions in areas like sponsorship, commissioning, brand development, training, leadership development, internal and external communications and occasions.

Chief executive Andrew Hetherington said:”These new appointments align with Business to Arts’ strategic goals, which include creative place-making and the integration of design and art into the retrieval of towns and cities across Ireland.”