Our Team

Gerry Fahy
Managing Director | Senior Lecturer - ACCA SBR

PAT was originally founded in conjunction with the Irish Times Group and Gerry has been its Managing Director since 2018. He has lectured for more than 25 years with all of the professional accountancy bodies and on two occasions he was shortlisted for the CIMA Global Accountancy lecturer of the year award. 

He has over one hundred global prize winners including first, second and third placements in the world. Originally from a financial services background, he has worked in 8 financial institutions domestically and internationally with this experience incorporated into his unique lecture delivery style.

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Rasita Kalvaityte
Senior Operations | Programme Manager

Rasita is Senior Operastions and Programmes Manager for all ACCA programmes delivered by PAT. Her main role is to manage the programme administrative supports to students, manage all course operations and liaise with all internal and external stakeholders. Prior to taking up her current position, Rasita held similar roles in Irish Times Training and Dublin Business School.

Andrew Quinn
Head of PAT FinTech | Senior Lecturer - ACCA AFM

Andrew is the former Course Director of Accountancy (including ACCA), Finance, Fintech, and Business Analytics programmes at Dublin Business School. Amongst a very broad range of lecturing experience, Andrew has lectured ACCA’s AFM paper for 5 years and recently had a student place 1st in Ireland.

Stephen Fennell
Senior Lecturer - ACCA MA/TX/FM/ATX

Stephen is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and is dedicated to ensure your success in ACCA Taxation.

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Noel Ryan
Senior Lecturer - ACCA APM

Noel, formerly a Financial Controller, is a Business Change Consultant. He has led and managed activities for  lifecycle stage of change initiatives across international and national financial services and non-financial organisations.

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Gemma Davis, FCPA, ACCA Dip IFRS
Lecturer - ACCA FA/FR

Gemma is an award winning experienced lecturer with over 12 years lecturing experience in accounting and finance. With a very student centric approach she recently achieved Platinum pass rate standards in the delivery of the ACCA Financial Reporting exam  - representing the highest standard of global excellence in ACCA FR results.

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Owen O'Reilly
Lecturer - ACCA SBL

Specialist tutor for ACCA Strategic Business Leader (SBL). 

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Michael Metzger
Lecturer - ACCA AA

Having trained with KPMG, Michael is a qualified Chartered Accountant who specialised in Financial Services Audit. Currently studying for his Phd  - he has lectured at various levels with Technological University Dublin where he had an impressive reputation with a key emphasis on the development and application of taught principles through an exam focus for his ACCA AA  lectures. 

Christine Nangle
Lecturer - ACCA AAA

Christine has in excess of 20 years Academic and industry experience in the area of Accounting, Finance and Audit. Having trained with Deloittes - she is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland and is the current Academic Head of the Discipline of Accounting with Technological University Dublin. She is an Executive Committee member of the British Accounting and Finance Association , The Chartered Accountants Leinster Society Member in education and is the Author of the External Audit Assurance Student Textbook published by Institute Chartered Accountants Ireland. 

Breda McDonagh
ACCA Lecturer

Breda has nearly 15 years experience working in the finance department of one of Ireland’s top 10 accountancy practices. Breda’s lectures will be exam focused to ensure all students are fully prepared for their F1 exam so they will have the best start on their ACCA journey.

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Michael Venn
Lecturer - ACCA LW (GLO)

Michael was called to the Irish Bar in 2000 and has practised as a Barrister for the last twenty years. He has lectured in Law for the last 15 years and has extensive lecturing experience in Corporate and Business Law.

Anne-Maire Cogan
ACCA Lecturer - FBT/BT

A hard-working Senior Lecturer, Qualified Accountant with a passion for helping people and making an impact that matters. She has over 25 years’ financial experience and 4 years Lecturing experience. Anne Marie has worked with many top tier financial services clients on a range of projects.

Anne Marie is a driven individual, self-motivated who aims to drive and motivate those around her to achieve both business and personal goals. She is an excellent communicator and challenges complex theories and calculations, always bringing them back to simple terms which she believes is the secret to effective learning. Her research interest is effective management of expenditure in education, financial literacy and building business networks. Lectures will be exam focused to ensure all students are fully prepared for their exam so they will have the best start on their ACCA journey.
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