Mr. Byrne was appointed Head of Capital Markets for Davy in 2019.
Prior to joining Davy Mr Byrne served as Chief Executive Officer of AIB from May 2015. He joined the AIB in May 2010 as Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Bank’s Leadership Team. He was co-opted to the Board on 24 June 2011. He held several leading director roles including Director of Personal, Business & Corporate Banking and Director of Retail & Business Banking.
A Chartered Accountant by profession, Mr Byrne joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in 1988 and moved to ESB International in 1994, where he worked as Commercial Director for International Investments. He later became Group Finance Director and Commercial Director with parent company, ESB, until he left to join AIB. Prior to that, he was Finance Director, and later the Deputy CEO of IWP International plc.
In January 2015, he was appointed President of Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) for a two-year term and in March 2017 he was appointed President of the Institute of Bankers (IoB) for a one-year term.
Mark McEnroe is a Corporate Finance Partner in the PwC's Deals Advisory practice, advising on acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity financing and providing general financial advisory services. He has spent the last 7 years with PwC in the United States, most recently New York, advising clients on internationally focused deals across a broad range of sectors including industrial products, retail and consumer, healthcare, technology and financial services.
His clients range from privately held mid-market companies to large cap international corporates. Previous to his US tour, Mark worked at PwC Dublin.
Deirdre is a partner in the advisory practice and specialises in transaction services.
She has supported both public and private clients in a wide range of transaction related projects, including buy-side and sell-side due diligence, independent business reviews, business plan development, refinancings and IPOs. Deirdre services a diverse range of industries including IT, energy, transport, financial services, manufacturing and retail.
She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
Donal Murphy was appointed Chief Executive of DCC plc in July 2017. He was Managing Director of DCC Technology from 2004 to 2006 and was then appointed Managing Director of DCC Energy. Donal joined the Board in December 2008. He gained extensive experience in managing DCC businesses in a number of industry sectors and in leading the acquisition and integration of numerous businesses, particularly in the Energy sector. He joined DCC as Head of Group IT in 1998, having previously worked with Allied Irish Banks plc.
Ross Morrow is a Co-Founder & Executive Director of DunPort Capital Management. Prior to establishing DunPort, Ross was a Director at BlueBay, where he was responsible for the origination, execution and management of debt investments in Irish SMEs. Prior to BlueBay he worked at Lazard, where he advised European middle market and high yield borrowers, Hawkpoint’s debt advisory & restructuring practice, Acision as Group Treasurer and Anglo Irish Bank as a leveraged finance banker focused on the UK and Ireland. He holds an MBA from Cass Business School London and is a CFA charterholder.
Lorna Conn joined Cpl plc in October 2017 as Chief Financial Offi cer. Lorna has previously held senior roles in a number of public companies, residing in both Ireland and America during this time. Lorna is a qualified Chartered Accountant and trained with Deloitte. Lorna graduated with a commerce degree from University College Dublin and holds a Masters in Accounting from the Michael Smurfi t Business School. She is also a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. Lorna Conn entered into service agreements dated 2 October 2017 with the Company.
Fergal is a Senior Investment Director with the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) which is an €9.5bn sovereign development fund with a mandate to make commercial investments which result in economic activity and employment in Ireland. The ISIF invests in all industry sectors, both directly and indirectly, and due to its nature as an "evergreen" fund has flexibility to consider longer duration investments. Fergal is responsible for sourcing and managing ISIF’s direct equity investments and investments in private equity funds, all which support the growth and scaling of indigenous companies. He is a non-exec Director of several ISIF investee companies.
He was previously Managing Director at AIB Corporate Finance; he worked in the Department of Finance which had responsibility for the completion of the restructuring of the Irish banking system. Fergal has an MSc in Physics from DCU and a PhD in Physics from Trinity College.
John is Managing Director of Private Equity with Cardinal Capital Group. Cardinal is one of Ireland’s leading providers of alternative capital, directing private equity investment to a broad range of sectors in the Irish market. Cardinal and the Carlyle Group jointly manage the CCI Fund, the largest private equity fund dedicated to Irish companies, investing in 11 Irish companies with over 4,000 employees over the last 5 years including brands such as the AA, Payzone and Lily O’Briens. John has over 20 years’ experience of advising and investing in Irish private companies looking to accelerate their growth plans and is currently a Director on the Board of AA Ireland, Sports Surgery Clinic, Carrolls and Learning Pool.
John was previously a Partner with Investec Ventures where he was investor & director in a number of Ireland’s fastest growing technology companies including AMCS, Helix Health (sold to Clanwilliam Health), Fenergo (sold to Insight) and Brite:bill (sold to Amdocs). John previously worked with NCB and Deloitte. He is a first class honours graduate of University College Dublin and a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants.
An industry veteran, Ger joined Uniphar from Celesio, where he was Managing Director of Movianto and Head of Celesio Manufacturing Solutions. He is a Chartered Accountant by training and has held a range of senior positions in supply chain with Cahill May Roberts and the wider Celesio Group. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2010.
Sheena Doggett is a partner in the firm’s Corporate and M&A practice. She is head of the firm's Corporate and M&A Team in London and splits her time between Dublin and London.
Sheena has worked with A&L Goodbody for more than 25 years. Her key areas of expertise include corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, incentives, corporate restructuring, corporate governance and general commercial matters.
Sheena’s practice involves working on behalf of a wide range of domestic and international corporations, both public and private and for private equity funds and financial institutions, with significant operations in Ireland.
Richard is a Partner within the Corporate and M&A practice and specialises in M&A, Equity Capital Markets Transactions and ongoing advices, shareholder arrangements, Corporate Restructurings, Company Law, Corporate Governance and Commercial and Contractual Arrangements. He advises leading Irish, international, public and private companies, equity funds and financial institutions with significant operations in Ireland across a broad range of legal, regulatory, commercial and financial affairs.