Jim is a full time lecturer with Griffith College and has been lecturing on all Professional Accountancy programs for many years. Jim has a reputation as being one of Irelands leading lecturers in the areas of management Accounting and Performance Management. Jim has had numerous prizewinners including a first in the world on the Advanced Performance management paper (ACCA).Jim is based in Cork and is also a director of Griffith College Cork.
Martin is the principal of his own tax consultancy business in Cork. He has lectured on tax subjects with Griffith College over the last 11 years.
Michael is a former student of Griffith College and has taught extensively on Griffith College undergraduate and professional accounting courses in Russia and China over the past eight years. He has lectured at all levels in accounting and taxation. He is focussed on student success and has had many prizewinners overseas. Prior to this Michael worked in the tax department of Arthur Andersen in Dublin.
Umesh is a Senior Auditing Lecturer with Griffith College and has been with the college for over ten years. He has lectured ACCA, ACA and CPA courses at all levels in both our Dublin and Cork campuses. Additionally, he has lectured for Chartered Accountants Ireland at the FAE level for the past eight years. Prior to joining Griffith College, Umesh accumulated over 11 years of diverse and practical auditing experience with Ernst & Young (U.K.) and Pricewaterhouse Coopers (U.S.). Umesh's strong, no-nonsense, 'hands on' auditing experience makes his lectures very popular amongst students. His theoretical knowledge applied to "real life" audit situations/examples, ensure that students learn how to apply that theoretical knowledge to scenario's appearing in exams and achieve the best results compared to national and worldwide ACCA students. Since he started lecturing, Umesh's lecturing style has seen his students win over 21 national ACCA prizes.
Claire-Michelle holds both an Undergraduate and Masters Degree in Law. She has experience lecturing in Tort Law, Constitution Law and Introduction to the Legal System and has won International Legal Mooting Competitions and has delivered papers at International Conferences. Claire-Michelle has several years experience working in the Legal Industry in the areas of Insurance, Property and Criminal Law and currently acts as a Legal Advisor to a Claims Management Agency on Public Liability Claims.
Claire-Michelle currently lectures the Law and Ethics Module of the ATI Course in Griffith College Dublin.
Michael is a full time member of staff with Griffith College. He previously held senior positions in a number of Financial Institutions and has been involved in two new company start ups. He has lectured to professional accountancy students over the last 25 years. Michael currently lectures on Financial Management / Financial Strategy to ACCA, ACA and CPA students.
Gary has been an ACCA lecturer with Griffith College for the past 9 years. His immeasurable background in senior management roles at home and abroad, in both HR and Marketing, has resulted in a confident and winning style, highly popular amongst students. Gary's broad business background also includes the establishment of a restaurant and internet business.
Reidin joined Griffith College five years ago with 16 years of management and project management experience in the industrial, insurance and high tech sector. She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Studies and a teaching diploma. Reidin lectures on ACCA and CPA courses at Griffith College. After just four months lecturing with Griffith College, one of Reidin's student was placed first in the world in Paper 3.4 in December 2005. In just five years, Reidin has amassed 10 ACCA prize -winners.
Eamon is a senior Griffith College lecturer with Griffith College in professional accountancy and tax. He is in practice as a tax consultant and public auditor and is the author of the GCD tax manuals. Eamon has lectured on the final tax exams of all the main Accountancy bodies in Ireland, the Irish Taxation Institute and the Institute of Public Administration. He has numerous ACCA prizewinning students including six students who achieved first in Ireland and two students who achieved first in the world over the nine years he has worked with the college.
Reg is a director and one of the founding members of Griffith College. He was also one Griffith College's first prize winner having achieved 2nd place in Ireland. Reg is regarded by many students as one of the best and most knowledgeable accounting lecturers in Ireland. He has lectured at all levels in accounting and is dedicated to achieving high pass rates with student groups. Reg has educated many prize winners however his focus is on achieving success for all students he teaches.
Rachel has 7 years experience in the areas of retail and management, she is currently working in practice. She previously gained lecturing experience in the public sector. She is a dedicated and popular lecturer with her students.
Noel has been a lecturer with Griffith College for 10 years, both in Ireland and overseas. In that time he has acquired a steadfast reputation for achieving excellent results for Griffith College students. A graduate of UCC, Noel worked as a professional accountant in Cork for over 10 years before moving into the field of education. He has lectured extensively at all levels during his time with Griffith College
Madeleine is the Head of Strategic and Business Development of the Business Faculty with Griffith College. She has lectured across a breadth of programmes including CPA, Accounting Technicians Ireland and other under-graduate programmes.
Alan is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Qualified in 1984 he worked with Arthur Young & Co. in Audit, Liquidations, Small Business and Training Department. He then worked as Finance Director in a privately owned holding company for a number of years. At present Alan owns and manages his own business.
Kevin is a practising barrister in the areas of Civil and Criminal Law and holds a first class honours LLB degree from NUI Galway. Prior to entering the Law Library, he worked in the
Legal & Compliance Department of Pioneer Investments. Kevin attended the Honorable Society of King's Inns and was called to the Bar in 2007. He has experience lecturing in the
areas of Contract and Company Law, and is also currently lecturing Law and Ethics to ATI students at Griffith College.
Suzanne has been lecturing for the past number of years to both the professional accountancy and academic students here in Griffith College. She specialises in the areas of Auditing and Financial Accounting.
Martin has been lecturing to professional accountancy students for the last 12 years and has a reputation as an extremely interesting and knowledgeable tutor who combines real world experience with the demands of academic exams. He has taught several ACCA and CIMA prize-winners, including world prize-winners but his prime focus is getting high pass rates for all his classes. He specialises in management accounting, corporate governance and risk management, management and business strategy and taxation.
From a Financial Services background, Gerry has extensive experience in delivering courses on the ACCA, CIMA and Institute of Bankers syllabi. His lectures are tailored to ensure they are practical and interactive along with ensuring that students understand the application of the topics covered. His students regularly feature as award winners.
John has lectured on professional accounting qualification courses for ACCA, CPA and undergraduate finance programmes for the past four years. He specialises in Management Accounting & Financial management subjects. His lectures aim to combine exam focus Withclear explanation of topics ensuring students are well equipped to comprehensively tackle and pass their subjects first time. John also brings to his lectures practical experience and examples of best practice gained from over twenty years work experience in the field with multinational companies including GlaxoSmithKline, PepsiCo, KPMG and Xerox both in Ireland and Internationally.
Tom is a senior lecturer with Griffith College and has lectured Financial Accounting for the past fifteen years for ACA and lectures in Financial Reporting for the ACCA. Tom is a highly motivating lecturer and his commitment to students has made him a very popular lecturer.
Aisling is a graduate of DCU. On successful completion of her Masters in Accounting she joined Arthur Andersen. While working in practice she qualified as a Chartered Accountant and as a Tax Consultant with the Institute of Taxation in Ireland. Aisling worked overseas with Concern prior to her current role in Industry as a Financial Accountant in Group Finance. In 2009, she attained a Diploma in IFRS from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. This will be Aisling’s fourth year working with Griffith College.
Alan has lectured with G.C.D. for the past 10 years specialising in Business Strategy, Business Management, Project Management and Organisation Behaviour. He lectures on CPA, ACCA, ATI and Undergraduate Degree Programmes. Alan has previously lectured with the V.E.C.
Isaac has many years experience in both the SME & Multinational Environment. Isaac has worked in Media, IT Services, & Credit Card Processing sectors since qualifying as a Certified Public Accountant.
A chartered accountant, who has held senior financial roles in Big 4 practice and the Pharmaceutical Industry, Christy lectures extensively on Financial Reporting and Auditing to ACA, ACCA and CPA final year students. He also delivers CPE courses on Financial Reporting and Auditing to members of the various Accounting Institutes. He has published a number of articles on Auditing and Financial Reporting.
Ronan was called to the Bar of Ireland in 2003 and has been a practising barrister for the past four years. He has also been lecturing for the last four years in Portobello College, Plunkett College and has also worked in Blackhall Place. Ronan‘s two main areas of interest are Company Law and Medical Law.
Angela O'Keeffe studied Economics and Mathematics in University College Dublin. Following her graduation with a Masters Degree, she lectured in Dublin City University for one year. She then joined KPMG Stokes Kennedy Crowley in their taxation department where she sat her Professional Taxation examinations. Angela is currently studying in DIT for a Masters Degree in Third Level Teaching and Learning. Angela has taught Mathematics and Economics across many faculties in Griffith College.
Muireann is an accomplished and popular lecturer with extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of Auditing and Management Accounting. She has lectured on ACA, ACCA,CPA and IATI programmes and has achieved
outstanding results over the past nine years.
Terry is a senior lecturer with Griffith College and has extensive lecturing experience. He has achieved outstanding examination results over the last number of years. He currently lectures on a number of different courses for Griffith College.
Deirdre Cogan is a qualified ACCA accountant. She works in industry and has lectured with Griffith College part time for the past 3 years. She lectures financial and management accounting. Deirdre takes a very practical approach to her lecturing using the experience gained from her years in industry.
Andrew is a Barrister at Law working from the Four Courts, Dublin, practising in Civil law, and specifically in Company, Tort and Chancery. Andrew holds a BL & a post-graduate diploma in legal Studies from the Honorable Society of Kings Inns. Graduated from Kings Inns and called to the Bar in Trinity 2006.
Edel has spent a number of years working as a financial accountant and a tax consultant in big four accountancy firm. Edel has taught on a wide range of accountancy programmes, CPA, ACA, ACCA, IATI as well giving CPD courses to accountancy professionals. She is a highly accomplished lecturer and is very popular with students
Susan is a qualified software engineer and project manager with extensive business analysis and strategy experience and runs her own successful software development company. She is an accomplished lecturer and has been lecturing on business strategy and analysis with Griffith College for the past 9 years. Susan has had a number of prize-winners on ACCA, CPA and CIMA.
Niall O’Brien Dip Maths and Physics DIT, Grad Dip Economics Harvard, Irish Stock Exchange registered rep, Securities and Futures Authority registered rep, NASD series 6, 7 & 63 securities dealers licences,Deutsche Boerse registered person, CPD:CFA Institute, Institute of Bankers, Carr Communications,Century Management & GCD/HETAC Niall O’Brien is an investment professional with fifteen years capital markets experience. During this time he has worked as a Stockbroker, Trader, Fund Manager and Risk Manager with leading Irish and International companies including Fortis, Prudential Securities, Dolmen Securities, Davy and Positive Equity. He currently lectures in International Finance in GCD’s MSc and MBA programmes as well as Economics and Investment in DBS’s professional school
Noreen studied business in Waterford Institute of Technology. After graduating, Noreen trained to be a chartered accountant and during her studies she achieved first place in Ireland in her CAP 2 exams and sixth place in her FAEs. She is currently studying to be a registered tax consultant with the Irish Tax Institute.
After leaving the Defence Forces John studied for a BA in Accounting at Edinburgh's Napier University. Following his graduation in 2007 he commenced training in a very busy tax department of a well- respected practice based in Edinburgh. He returned to Ireland in 2008 to take up a position in a small South Dublin Practice getting exposure to all aspects of accounting, audit and tax. John completed his ACCA qualification in 2011 while working for a large MNC based in Kilkenny.
Eoin is a graduate of NUIG. He has a broad range of experience gained from his 7 years working in accountancy practice and 14 years as a Financial Controller for various companies. He lectur es the full time courses in Management Accounting and Financial Accounting and takes a very practical approach to his lecturing drawing from his vast experience in practice and industry.
Paula has 14 years lecturing experience. She believes that professional accountancy exams are all about hard work so she offers the motivation and insights to students to achieve their full potential. Her exam techniques and study tips are extremely effective and these are sprinkled throughout each lecture. Paula has had her own Accountancy/Taxation practice since 2002. Her background is as the Chief Financial Officer for HSBC, Ireland with international experience prior to this.
Dermot is a Forensic Accountant and Taxation Consultant. Dermot was a senior Commissioned Inspector of Taxes in the Office of the Revenue Commissioners for over 16 years. He has lectured Taxation on courses for all of the professional accountancy bodies as well as the Irish Taxation Institute, and his students have achieved many national and worldwide top ten placings. He holds the Commission Examinations of the Revenue Commissioners, and is a former Taxation examiner for both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland as well as the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.