Past Judges

All submissions to the HR Leadership & Management Awards are judged by an independent panel of recognised and distinguished judges, drawn from academia, business and broader related sectors.

Judge us by who judges you: view a sample list of our past judges below.

​Alan  Jordan
Partner, The Business Troubleshooters

Breda  O’Toole
Head of Product Development & Transformation, IDA Ireland

Brenda Dooley
Shannon Consulting

Brenton Ward
Pensions Consultant, Mount Street Group, COO & Co-Founder, WIZE Mentoring

Brian Cawley
Leadership Specialist

Dr. Brian Harney
Senior Lecturer in Strategic HRM, Dublin City University

Dr. Caitriona Hughes
Lecturer in HRM & Programme Director Masters in HRM, National College of Ireland

Claire O’Reilly
Head of the HR Strategy Unit, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Professor Edel Conway
Professor in HRM & Organisational Psychology, DCU Business School

Hilary Scarlett
Director, Scarlett & Grey

Hugh O'Brien
Head of Human Resources, Applegreen Ireland

Kenneth D. Glynn
Senior Director for Europe, Beacon HRM Group

Libby Gribben
HR Director EMEA, Xilinx

Mark Christal
Manager, Client Management Development & Skills, Enterprise Ireland

Dr. Mary Collins
Senior Executive Development Specialist, RCSI Institute of Leadership

Mary Patterson
Operations Director, Momentum Support

Michelle Flannelly
HR Consultant and Lecturer in HR, Dublin Business School

Oisín Ó’Gógáin
HR Director, Aon Ireland

Paul Aherne
Principal Consultant, ASCEND

Ronan Carbery
Senior Lecturer Management, University College Cork

Rosarii Mannion
National Director Human Resources, Health Service Executive

Roslyn O’Shaughnessy
Head of HR and Talent, IMI

Shay Clancy
Managing Director and Founder, ASCEND

Shirley Comerford
CEO, Public Appointments Service

Stephen Boyle
Lecturer and Programme Director, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Steve Foster
Business Consultancy Director, NGA Human Resources

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