Past Judges

All submissions to the Irish Accountancy Awards are judged by an independent panel of recognised and distinguished judges, drawn from academia, business and broader related sectors.

View a sample list of our past judges below and judge us by who judges you.

Nano Brennan
Past President, CPA Ireland

Peter Brophy
Managing Director, Floirin Corporate Finance

Mary Rose Burke
Chief Executive Officer, Dublin Chamber of Commerce

Cathy Byrne
Principal, KPMG Ireland

Barry Cahir
Partner, Head of Insolvency & Restructuring, Beauchamps

Evelyn Cregan
Director of Corporate Affairs, Institute of Banking

Joan Curry
Council Member Chartered Accountants Ireland / Department of Public Expenditure & Reform

Alan Daly
Managing Director, BRÚ Brewery

Richard Day
Partner - Data Analytics & Risk Assurance, PwC

Anthony Doherty
Group Corporate Finance Director, NTR plc

John Doris
Principal, Meridian Business Advisors Limited

Johnny Fortune
Director, Pegasus Capital

Emer Gilvarry
Chairperson, Mason Hayes & Curran

Róisín Grant
Founder, Grant Marketing & Communications

Catherine Guy
Lawyer & Chartered Director

Karen Hennessy
CEO at Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Dan Holland
Partner Audit & Assurance Services, Grant Thornton

Michael J. Walls
Founder & CEO, Dappr

Francis Kehoe
Head of Finance and Procurement of The Rotunda Hospital

Anne Keogh
CFO & COO, Pharmapod

Jack Massey
Lecturer, UCD Smurfit School and Non-executive Director iNua plc

Paul McClatchie
Director & Founder, Engage People

JP McGrath
Business Consultant

Tom Murray
Partner, Friel Stafford

Colm Nagle
Principal, Colna Consulting

Orlagh Nevin

Sarah Newman
Founder, Anascena Ltd

Kieran O'Brien
Partner, KPMG Ireland

Ronnie Patton
Senior Lecturer in Professional Accounting Practice, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Ulster University

Geoffrey Perrin
Former Head of Human Resources, KPMG

John Reynolds
Chairman, Cairn Homes plc

Dr Damien Roche
Head of School of Business and Humanities & Director TU Implementation

Lorraine Sweeney
Change Management Consultant

Victor Timon
Head of Commercial Technology Group, Maples and Calder