2017 Judging Panel

CHAIRPERSON

Professor Frances Ruane,
TCD (Former Director of ESRI)

Ian Hyland
CEO/Publisher, Business & Finance Media Group

Shaun Murphy
Managing Partner at KPMG

Paul Connolly
Founder and Chairman of Connolly Capital,
Chairman, Business & Finance Media Group

Niall FitzGerald
Holdingham

Breege O’Donoghue
Company Director at Primark

Domhnal Slattery

Domhnal Slattery
Avolon

JULIE-Sinnamon

Julie Sinnamon
Enterprise Ireland

Denis O'Brien Communicorp

Denis O’Brien
Communicorp

Anne Heraty
Chief Executive Officer, CPL

Gary McGann
Chairman, Paddy Power PLC

Danny McCoy
CEO at IBEC

Dee Forbes

Dee Forbes
RTE

Dr Simon Boucher
Chief Executive of the 
Irish Management Institute

Liam O’Mahony
Chairman of Smurfit Kappa Group plc

Maura Quinn
CEO of the Institute of Directors

Patrick Kennedy
Deputy Governor of Bank of Ireland

Vincent Boland Financial Times

Vincent Boland
Financial Times

Mary Finan

Mary Finan
Mary Finan & Associates

Ian Talbot
Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland

Rosaleen Blair

Rosaleen Blair
Alexander Mann

Alan Duffy HSBC

Alan Duffy
HSBC

Rose Hynes
Chairman, Shannon Group Board plc

Stephen Rae
INM

John Walsh
Deputy Editor & Business Editor, The Ireland edition of The Times