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PAT Business School Team

Gerry Fahy
Managing Director

PAT Business School 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.

His focus is on the syllabus understanding, application and confidence building of the student so as to enable them to perform on the day of the exam to the best of their ability and achieve exam success. His track record is tried and tested.
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Rasita Kalvaityte
Senior Operations | Programme Manager

Rasita is Senior Operations and  Programmes Manager for all 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.

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.

Stephen Fennell
Senior Lecturer - ACCA MA/TX/ATX

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

Breda McDonagh
Lecturer - ACCA AB

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.

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.

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. 

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Christine Kavanagh 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. 

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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Ieva Kajeniene
PAT SB+ Programme Executive

Her main roles are to manage recruitment of all Springboard Programmes, as well as the programme administrative support to students. Prior to taking up her current position, Ieva held similar roles in Dublin Business School

Orlagh Morris
Fintech Programme Manager

Orlagh is the programme manager for PAT Fintech. She manages the programme administration and day to day operations. She has a background in student support and managing educational & voluntary programmes. 

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Inga Saladziute
PAT FinTech Programme Executive
Catherine Kilgannon
Student Support Officer
Lisa Connolly
Student Support Officer
Mary Quigley
Accounts Executive
Sarah Reilly
Marketing Executive
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