Our Lecturing Team - Professional Accountancy Training

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PAT pass rates vs Global Average for June 2019 exam sitting: AA PAT – 100% ; Global – 39%, SBL PAT – 93%;Global – 51%, AAA PAT – 69%; Global 31%, SBR PAT – 73%; Global – 48%

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Our Lecturers/Management Team

Gerry Muldowney
Non Executive CHAIRMAN

Gerry Muldowney acts as a Non - Executive Chairman of PAT. Gerry has over 30 years’ experience in the development, design and delivery of professional accountancy and higher education programmes. He previously held several senior management positions including Chief Executive Officer in Dublin Business School (DBS). In his time with DBS, Gerry along with colleagues built from very humble origins an educational and training institution which currently has a student enrolment of approximately 9,000. Since 2016, he has run his own education and management consultancy business.





Gerry Fahy

Gerry is the Managing Director of PAT. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).Gerry Fahy, has lectured on the ACA, ACCA, CPA and CIMA syllabi over the last 20 years with a number of Approved Learning Partners and was previously shortlisted as CIMA Global lecturer of the Year.




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Rasita Kalvaityte
Programme Manager

Rasita is the programme 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.





Terry Lawless

Terry Lawless is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and has extensive Financial Services experience; having worked for leading Irish financial institutions for many years.



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Emer Lang
Lecturer - ACCA PM

Emer is a  member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), achieving First Place in Ireland in her final exams. She has extensive Financial Services Experience, including almost 30 years as an equity research analyst with broker Davy.




Stephen Fennell
Lecturer - ACCA MA, TX

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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Sarah - Jane O'Keeffe
Lecturer - ACCA LW

Sarah-Jane began her career as an Intellectual Property attorney specialising in trade mark law. She is now working as a Corporate Recovery Manager in one of the world’s top ten accountancy practices advising clients on restructuring, examinerships and liquidations.



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Noel Ryan

Noel Ryan, formerly a Financial Controller, is a Business Change Consultant.




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Marta Majnusz
Lecturer - ACCA FA

Marta has recently been enrolled as a member having initially commenced her studies with ACCA Certified Accounting Technicians. During her study progression she successfully gained a third place achievement in Ireland in taxation (F 6), second in financial management (F 9) and a first place in P 2 (now SBR).

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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.

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Padraic Lee
Lecturer - ACCA FM

Padraic is a qualified chartered accountant - who achieved 2nd, 3rd and 10th worldwide places in his professional exams.

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