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Senior Manangement Team

 

 

 

 

Ian Mathews, Chief Financial Officer

Ian Mathews became Treasurer in 2009 having held a number of senior positions in the Financial Services Division during his 16 years in Trinity College. Ian is a statutory officer of the College and a key member of the College’s senior management team, contributing at the highest levels of the College’s leadership structure. He is accountable to the Board and Provost for all aspects of the direction and management of the College’s financial affairs.

As Treasurer, Ian is charged with providing a robust financial foundation on which to construct and successfully deliver ambitious academic and corporate objectives through the development, articulation, communication and review of financial strategies. Key tasks include: reporting the financial position and performance of the College; evaluating and advising on the financial implications of proposals and plans; developing alternative financial strategies to support policy decisions; advising in regard to the financing of capital developments.

Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Pricewaterhouse-Coopers in Dublin and holds a B.Comm degree, a Diploma in Professional Accounting and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Assisting Ian in delivering on the College’s financial strategies, are his senior management team whose profiles are set out below.

 

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Louise Ryan, Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Louise Ryan was appointed as Deputy Chief Financial Officer/Director of Financial Services in the Financial Service Division in May 2014, having previously held the position of Director in KPMG Restructuring since May 2010. As a member of the senior financial management team tasked with achieving the College’s strategic objectives, Louise is principally responsible for the management of the operations of the Financial Services Division, reporting the financial position and performance of the College as well as leading out on strategic initiatives in College. Louise reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.
Louise qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, holds a B.B.S. from Trinity College and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland.  

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Deirdre Savage, Director of Financial Planning & Risk Management

Deirdre Savage was appointed as Research Accounting Manager in 1999 having held a number of key positions in the Financial Services Division during her career in Trinity College. As a member of the senior financial management team tasked with achieving the College’s strategic objectives, Deirdre is principally responsible for the management of Research Administration, Management Information Systems (internally), Service Liaison, Communication (internally and externally) and the Treasurer’s Administrative Support team. Deirdre qualified as a Certified Accountant in 1997 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland.

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Ben Hartnett, Procurement Manager

Further information on the Procurement Manager to follow.

 

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Áine Mulcahy, Finance Operations Manager

Áine was appointed as Finance Operations Manager in the Financial Services Division in 2006, having held the role of Financial Accountant upon joining Trinity College in 2004. Prior to joining the College, Áine was the Finance Director for Usit Ireland. As a member of the senior financial management team tasked with achieving the College’s strategic objectives, Áine is principally responsible for the management of College Procurement, Accounts Payable, Taxation, Accounts Receivable and Payroll. Áine qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Pricewaterhouse-Coopers in Dublin and holds a B.Comm degree, a Masters of Accounting and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

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David O'Shea, Projects Accounting Manager (Capital and Research)

David was appointed Projects Accounting Manager in January 2015 having previously worked as Deputy Research Accounting Manager. As a member of the senior financial management team tasked with achieving the College’s strategic objectives, David is primarily tasked with managing the College’s post award financial administration of its Research and Capital project’s portfolio. David qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dublin and holds BCL and LL.M degrees, a Diploma in Business Studies and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland

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Eimear Farrell, Management & Financial Accounting Manager

Eimear was appointed initally as the interim Financial Resources Manager in the Financial Services Division in 2014. Prior to joining the college, Eimear held a number of positions which have encompassed the treasury, fund accounting and leasing industries. As a member of the senior financial management team tasked with achieving the College’s strategic objectives, Eimear is principally responsible for the management of the General Ledger and all aspects of Financial and Management reporting.  Eimear is a qualified Management Accountant and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

 

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Keith Creedon, Financial Planning & Risk Manager

Keith began his role of Financial Planning and Risk Manager in 2014 having previously held the role of Senior Accountant since 2008. Prior to joining the College in 2005, Keith worked across a range of industries ranging from health insurance to technology start-ups. As a member of the senior financial management team tasked with achieving the College’s strategic objectives, Keith is principally responsible for the management of College’s financial planning and forecasting. Keith is a qualified Management Accountant and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He holds a B.Comm degree and an MBA.

 

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Paul Coote, Project Appraisal Manager

Paul was appointed as Financial Planning Manager in the Financial Services Division in 2008, having previously held the position of Head of Finance in JCDecaux Ireland before joining Trinity College. As a member of the senior financial management team tasked with achieving the College’s strategic objectives, Paul is principally responsible for the management of Student Fees, Capital Projects, Treasury Management, Risk and the College Full Economic Cost Project. Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Pricewaterhouse-Coopers in Dublin and holds a B.Comm degree, a Diploma in Professional Accounting and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

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Last updated: Aug 27 2015.
Contact: Financial.Services@tcd.ie