The Judging Panel
John O’Sullivan is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) and former President of the Irish Institute of Credit Management.
He was part of the Irish delegation that set up the Federation of European Credit Management Associations (FECMA) and organised, during Dublin’s 1988 Millennium Celebrations, the FECMA European Seminar “Credit in the 90s”. He lectured, part time, in DIT for the degree BSc Management of Credit and has contributed to numerous seminars at home and abroad. He was External Examiner for the IICM’s Certificate and Diploma programme and, in 2012, was awarded the Institute’s Lifetime Achievements Award. He has nearly forty years’ experience in the heavy commercial vehicle sector of the motor industry.
Since retiring he has served for three years on the board of his local credit union and keeps a keen interest in credit training, consultancy and research.
Seán is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management and Executive Member of the Association of International Credit Directors and Professionals.
He has over 25 years’ experience in Senior Credit Management, project management and change. Over the years he has worked with Corporates across several industries including major utilities and familiar brand names.
He has presented on Credit Management and its development. He holds a first class honours degree in Business Management and studied HR Management through the National College of Ireland.
Seán enjoys developing the credit and collections management strategy and capability, adding value and learnings across operations, developing teams and providing opportunities for individual growth.
Jim is a Business and Purchasing trainer and coach, supporting organisational objectives relating to Cost Management; Strategic and Operational Purchasing; Project and Change Management; Leadership & Business Communications.
He has 20 years experience in Corporate Senior management in Procurement, Supply Chain and a wide scope of successful Cost Management initiatives. He has worked with organisations and companies in the Public and Private sectors; in Ireland and abroad; in the following business areas - Finance, Retail, Pharmaceutical, Technology, Production and Education.
Declan Flood is Chief Executive of ICMT and a lifelong Credit Professional who is passionate about promoting the importance of credit management in Business.. Declan is Chair of the Judging Panel for this event.