2017 Judging Panel

CHAIRPERSON

Professor Frances Ruane,
Former Director,
ESRI

Ian Hyland
Owner,
Business & Finance Media Group

Shaun Murphy
Managing Partner,
KPMG

Paul Connolly
Founder & Chairman,
Connolly Capital Ltd.
Chairman,
Business & Finance Media Group

Niall FitzGerald
Former CEO,
Unilever

Breege O’Donoghue
Ambassador,
Primark

Domhnal Slattery

Domhnal Slattery
CEO,
Avolon

Kevin Sherry

Kevin Sherry
Executive Director
Global Business Development, Enterprise Ireland

Denis O'Brien Communicorp

Denis O’Brien
Owner & Board Member,
Communicorp

Anne Heraty
CEO,
Cpl Resources plc

Gary McGann
Chairman,
Paddy Power Betfair

Danny McCoy
CEO,
IBEC

Dee Forbes

Dee Forbes
Director General,
RTE

Dr Simon Boucher
CEO,
Irish Management Institute

Liam O’Mahony
Chairman,
Smurfit Kappa Group plc

Maura Quinn
CEO,
Institute of Directors

Patrick Kennedy
Deputy Governor,
Bank of Ireland

Vincent Boland Financial Times

Vincent Boland
Ireland Correspondent,
Financial Times

Mary Finan

Mary Finan
Former Managing Director,
Wilson Hartnell Public Relations

Ian Talbot
CEO,
Chambers Ireland

Rosaleen Blair

Rosaleen Blair
Founder & CEO,
Alexander Mann

Alan Duffy HSBC

Alan Duffy
CEO, Ireland,
HSBC Bank plc

Rose Hynes
Chairman,
Shannon Group plc

Stephen Rae
Group Editor-in-Chief,
Independent News & Media

John Walsh
Deputy Editor & Business Editor,
The Times