Maynooth University School of Business Industry Advisory Council

The Industry Advisory Council provides assistance and guidance to the School of Business to develop business leaders and professionals in the fields of business, management, accounting and finance for the global marketplace. It serves as a bridge between the School of Business and industry practice facilitating mutual collaboration.

The primary goals for the Industry Advisory Council are

  • Connect industry and students to develop relevant skills through the Living Lab.
  • Celebrate the achievements of our industry alumni and our students.
  • Advise and support Maynooth University School of Business on its development journey. 

There are 27 external members of the Industry Advisory Council

  • Caitriona Allis, Head of ACCA Ireland, ACCA
  • Tom Cronin, Founder & CEO, Rye River Brewing Company
  • Ann-Marie Cullen, Head of Oncology Medical Affairs, Novartis
  • Thomas Dalton, Head of Recruitment North America, Bytedance-TikTok
  • Sharon Donnery, Deputy Governor, Central Bank
  • Angela Fleming, Partner BDO
  • Carol Hunt, Global Talent Development Manager, DPS Group
  • Sowmya Karunakaran, Head of Cloud Pricing Europe & Middle East, Google
  • David Keenan, SVP Technical Operations, Amarin Pharmaceuticals 
  • Oonagh Kelly, Head of HR - Wealth & Insurance Division, Bank of Ireland
  • Karen Malone, Founding Partner, CEO, Centaur
  • Claire McGee, Head of Education & Innovation, IBEC
  • Noel Morrin, Retired Chief Sustainability Officer, Stora Enso
  • Joan Mulvihill, Digitalisation Lead, Siemens
  • Daragh O’Brien, CEO & Director of Strategy, Castlebridge
  • Karen O’Hara, Head of Sales & Marketing, Ardmac
  • Dermot O’Leary, Chief Economist, Goodbody Stockbrokers
  • Ronan O’Loughlin, Director of Education & Training, Chartered Accountants Ireland
  • Brian O’Reilly, Head of Investment Strategy, Mediolanum
  • Ina Peja, Supporter Services, Medecins Sans Frontieres      
  • John Reilly, Head of Renewal Energy, Bord naMona 
  • David Reynolds, Partner, Deloitte
  • Allan Shine, Chief Executive, County Kildare Chamber
  • Emer Timmons, CEO & Founder, ETS Solutions
  • Siobhan Toale, Chief People & Information Officer, Eirgrid
  • Liz Waters, Managing Director, Watershed Group
  • Chris White, Group Chief Executive, National Council for the Blind of Ireland