Committee


Meindert de Vreeze - President

Meindert is International Treasurer with Publicis Groupe, one of the world’s largest communication groups, since 2016. Responsible for their global treasury operations including cash management, investments and hedging.

Prior to this he worked with GE for 4 years as Director of IC Funding EMEA based in Dublin, 13 years with LeasePlan as Director Structured Finance & Securitisation, International Funding Manager, and Finance Manager based in Dublin, the Netherlands, and Brazil. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Keith Lynch 


2021 President of the IACT, Keith recently joined Viatris. His experience spans 22 years across the corporate treasury and banking environments. 

Previously with KPMG Ireland, he advised clients on cash management, liquidity planning, risk management and treasury technology. 


Keith was formerly Director at Doosan responsible for EMEA Treasury, Accounts Payable, Credits and Collections.  Prior to 2008, Keith worked in a number of international banks including Citi's outsourced treasury solutions. He holds BSc Computer Science (Hons) from TCD, a Diploma in Treasury management (AMCT) and a Certificate in Applied Financial Services with the Institute of Bankers.

Jason Murphy

Having founded Centrus’ operations in Ireland, Jason is a shareholder of the Centrus Group, Board member of the Group and member of the Groups Executive Committee.

He is also CEO of the Irish business and a Managing Director in the UK firm. He has over 20 years’ investment banking and financial advisory experience. Jason have provided corporate finance and treasury advice to some of the largest housing associations, infrastructure investors and regulated utilities in the UK and Ireland. 

As a highly regarded contributor in the infrastructure and housing markets he has produced many articles/publications and has been a regular speaker at various conferences and seminars in his chosen field.  Jason is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).


Emer Murnane

With Smurfit Kappa for over 15 years, Emer held the role of Head of Treasury Accounting prior to being appointed to the role of Assistant Group Treasurer in 2020.

She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, an Associate Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and a Member of the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Meindert is International Treasurer with Publicis Groupe, one of the world’s largest communication groups, since 2016. Responsible for their global treasury operations including cash management, investments and hedging. Prior to this he worked with GE for 4 years as Director of IC Funding EMEA based in Dublin, 13 years with LeasePlan as Director Structured Finance & Securitisation, International Funding Manager, and Finance Manager based in Dublin, the Netherlands, and Brazil. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Aimee Cullen

Aimee joined CarTrawler as Head of Treasury in February 2020. In this role, she oversees Funding and Liquidity, Exposure Management including currency, interest rate and counterparty risk, and Bank Relations.

Prior to this role, she spent 9 years with Johnson & Johnson in various roles across their Treasury Centres in Dublin, Belgium, Sao Paulo and New Brunswick where she gained in depth experience of Cash Management, driving Working Capital initiatives, FI Relationship Management, Financial Risk Management, Cash Forecasting & Analysis, Capital Markets, Cash Repatriation as well as Acquisition, Divestiture and Integration experience.

She started her career with ABN Amro’s Outsourced Treasury Centre in Dublin after completing a Bachelor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin and is a qualified accountant.

William O'Dwyer

Finance Director of LeasePlan Treasury, the centralised treasury division of the LeasePlan group, the leading global fleet management and driver mobility company. Responsible for all accounting, operational and middle office functions. Currently leading the iBOR transition project for the group.

A KPMG qualified accountant with over twenty years experience in Financial Services, having worked with Bank of Ireland, Rand Merchant Bank and AIG Global Investment Group.

Patrick Corkery

Patrick Corkery is the Financial Controller of Vanfleet Transport, a leading distribution company to the retail sector. Prior to joining Vanfleet, he worked in financial services with KPMG.

A Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and a Commerce graduate of UCD, Patrick was IACT Student of the Year for the DCU Graduate Certificate of Corporate Treasury.

Robert Harrington

Robert is currently Treasury Manager for the Keelings group with responsibility for cash management, monitoring fx risk management in local businesses and banking. Robert's achievements in this role include a greatly expanded use of supply chain financing and more effective fx hedging across the group.

An accountant by training with 18 years Treasury experience Robert's Treasury career included roles in Xerox's European Treasury Centre and Cartrawler before his current role with Keelings. 

Pieter Burger 

Pieter is a Tax Partner in the Deloitte Ireland Financial Services Tax practice and has over 16 years’ tax advisory experience. Pieter specialises in structured finance, aircraft leasing, banking and corporate treasury.

Pieter is a qualified lawyer and holds B. Comm (Law), LLB, B. Comm (Hons) Financial Management, and M.Comm (Taxation) degrees. He is an Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute (AITI Chartered Tax Adviser) and has contributed widely to a number of publications. He also presents and lectures regularly on corporation tax matters in Ireland and abroad.

Lorcan Travers

Lorcan Travers is the Senior Manager for Investments and Liquidity with Johnson & Johnson. He is responsible for all management activities related to the excess cash investment portfolios of Johnson & Johnson.

Lorcan has over twenty years of experience in banking and treasury beginning his career at Lifetime Assurance, moving to Ulster Bank Markets in a middle office role before joining National Irish Bank as a money market dealer in 1998. He joined the treasury division of Johnson & Johnson in 2000 and since then has been involved in many initiatives including the set-up of an internal money market fund, funding of significant M&A activity and the development and execution of short term and medium term investment portfolios strategies.

Lorcan is a graduate of Dublin City University with a master’s degree in Investment and Treasury and an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance. 


John Gilsenan

John has over 35 years’ experience in financial services, mainly with the Porsche Group involved in corporate treasury, cash management, asset management and reinsurance. He is currently Head of Compliance with investment manager Quilter Cheviot Europe and has worked in senior Director and Compliance roles in Augusta Asset Management, Ben McArdle Ltd, W&W Investment Management and TOBAM Asset Management.

John is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant, a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Licentiate of the Compliance Officers of Ireland. He is also a Qualified Financial Adviser and a Commerce graduate of University College Dublin.

Fiona Hughes

Fiona is an experienced and qualified Accountancy professional is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a Certificate in Financial Services from the Institute of Bankers in Ireland.

Fiona has over 20 years of experience in Banking and Finance beginning her career in ACCBank  She has been employed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise for the past 16 years and moved to the Treasury function 7 years ago.  Over the past five years Fiona has been  managing the HPEFS APJ Treasury function, covering 14 countries in the Asia region.  She has developed a wide range of core competencies including consulting, liquidity management, cash management, balance sheet hedging, cash flow hedging, FX, counterparty risk, investment risk and in country regulations and trade finance. 

Ciaran Corbally

Ciaran is a Director in the Corporate Treasury practice in PwC. He has extensive experience advising a wide variety of clients on a range of treasury issues, including risk management, product valuation, and financial instrument and derivative accounting (including hedge accounting).

Ciaran is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers. He also regularly presents on topical matters relating to the industry.

John James Dunne

John James is the Group Treasury Controller with DCC plc since 2021. He has over 10 years Corporate Treasury experience, having previously worked with Grafton Group plc and IBM International Treasury Centre. He was awarded Best Cash Management Solution at the Treasury Today, Adam Smith Awards 2020.

A Chartered Management Accountant, he holds an MSc in Investment, Treasury and Banking from DCU, a Graduate Certificate in Corporate Treasury from DCU and a Bachelor of Commerce from UCD. In 2019, he co-authored a publication on Quantitative Easing in the Research in International Business and Finance Journal.

Dympna Donnelly

Dympna is Vice President of Treasury with SAP. She has worked in Treasury for 9 years. She is a Chartered Accountant as well as a member of the Irish Taxation Institute.

Dympna worked in PwC before moving into industry. While working in SAP she was asked to set up the treasury operation in Dublin focused mainly on accessing the debt capital markets, inter-group lending and acquisition financing. 


Brian O'Leary - Consultant to IACT

Brian is a Senior Associate in the Finance Team of McCann FitzGerald LLP. Formerly with Clifford Chance and Latham & Watkins, he advises Irish and international financial institutions, non-bank lenders and corporates across a broad spectrum of debt finance products, including loan-on-loan finance, corporate borrowing and debt capital markets, with a particular emphasis on managing complex cross-border transactions involving Irish assets.


 

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