Chairman and CEO of DIFC
Chartered Accountant and Management Accountant. Studied at St Andrews University, Scotland. Worked as Financial Controller in London and Ireland.
Founded Accountancy and Business College (ABC) in 1975, grew to largest Accountancy College in Ireland. Signed agreement in 1994 to set up Accountancy College with Malaysian government in Kuala Lumpur – 10 year contract and 2000 students attended courses.
ABC changed its name to Dublin Business School (DBS) in 1996 and grew to become the largest private business school in Ireland with 6,000 students studying accountancy, undergraduate and masters courses.
Left DBS in 1999 to found Dublin International Foundation College (DIFC). Signed exclusive agreement with NCUK in 2004 and DIFC is now the largest foundation college in Ireland placing over 1,200 students into partner universities.