Industry Speaker Series "Future Graduate - Future Work"

The Industry Speaker Series has been designed by the School of Business in partnership with our Industry Advisory Council for the students of Maynooth University School of Business. Our Industry Panel sessions focus on the changing world of work and the opportunities that presents to School of Business graduates across different industries. Each session will shine a spotlight on an industry of importance to Ireland's employment market and each panel will comprise of industry experts who will offer valuable insight and advice on their featured industry.

Industry Panel Session 4 - The Fund Administration Industry 

Our most recent Industry Panel Speaker session focused on the Fund Administration Industry in Ireland. The event took place on Friday 2nd December 2022 via an MS Teams Webinar. We were delighted to have Maurice Colbert (StateStreet) and alumni Noel McGrath (Centaur Fund Services) on the panel representing two local yet global employers within the Fund Administration industry. They both provided us with a detailed overview of Fund Administration and plenty of advice on starting your career in the industry. Thomas O'Connor and Shivam Agarwal from the School of Business moderated this highly insightful and enjoyable session. 

Industry Panel Session 3 - The Food Industry

Our third industry panel speaker session showcases the Food Industry in Ireland and took place on Friday 29th April 2022.
Michael Hayden from the School of Business moderated the event. Our panel of industry experts comprised of David Adams - Head of KraftHeinz Ireland, David Barker -Senior Sales Director Northern Europe @ Aramark, Romy Morrin-O'Donnell- International Sales Director @ Weatherbys Scientific and Anthony Proctor - Managing Director North West Europe @ Aryzta. A thoroughly entertaining and insightful session with lots of great advice offered to our students setting out on their careers.

Industry Panel Session 2 - Pharmaceutical Industry

Our second panel session showcases the Pharmaceutical Industry in Ireland and took place on Friday 18th February 2022.
The panel comprised of Brian Glennon Senior Director & Co- Founder @  APC, Carol Hunt - Global Talent Development Manager @ DPS and Paul Duffy - VP Small Molecule Operations @ Pfizer. Nicola Mountford from the School of Business moderated the event. It was a fantastic session with plenty of advice and insight for School of Business students.


Industry Panel Session 1 - Technology Industry

Our first panel session showcases the Technology Industry in Ireland and this event took place online on Friday 19th November 2021. 
The panel comprised of:- Bernie Capraro- Silicon Technology Research Manager from Intel, Nick Leeder – Google Ireland Site Lead, Lorna Martyn SVP & Head of Technology from Fidelity Investments and Ross Vowells - Recruitment Manager from Amazon Web Services. All panel members shared wonderful insights to their industry and offered practical advice to School of Business students. 


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