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CIMA Ireland Panel Members Introductions

Over the coming editions, we will be introducing members of the various committees that make up the CIMA All Ireland Panel and supporting groups.

These members provide valuable contributions to many aspects of CIMA Ireland functions and we are hugely thankful for their commitment.

Branch Chairs




Christopher Devaney, ACMA, CGMA
 

CIMA Eastern Ireland Branch Chair

Christopher was elected to CIMA Eastern Ireland Branch Chair in October 2021.  He is a Senior Strategic Finance Analyst at Intel Ireland and his experience to date at Intel, spans from Finance Business Partner to Movidius Artificial Intelligence R&D team, Financial Accountant for manufacturing operations and Management Accountant for Capex team leading a forum of global analysts to deliver savings and improve forecast accuracy.

Christopher was a winner of the Susan O'Neill Award in 2018 - This annual award is the highest award in Intel Ireland Site Finance; it is intended to recognize strong contributions through exceptional behaviours. The award is based on nominations from members of the Ireland Finance team.




Catherine McRory, ACMA, GCMA
 

CIMA Northern Ireland Branch Chair

Catherine is the majority shareholder and Director of Baxterworld Ltd., a general practice specializing in Management Accounting. She is based in Belfast, leading a team of 9 staff, and looks after clients in London, Dublin, and Amsterdam. She gained her ACMA qualification in 2014 while working for the firm. She has been a member of the CIMA Northern Ireland Branch since 2014 and became its Chair on 1st January 2020. As Vice Chair of the CIMA Ireland Area Committee she also has a seat on the CIMA Ireland Panel.

Catherine enjoys mentoring and advising small business clients to help them to be successful and offers one to one training services on cloud-based accounting software.

In her spare time, she is an avid sports and fitness enthusiast.



 
Kodzo Selormey, ACMA, CGMA

CIMA Southern Ireland Branch Chair
 

 



 
Dervla Geraghty, ACMA, CGMA

CIMA Western Ireland Branch Chair
 

 

Senior Membership Assessors

Margaret Rossiter, FCMA, CGMA  

Senior Membership Assessor

Margaret was elected to Associate membership in 1989 and progressed to Fellowship in 1996. She was awarded the Institute Plaque for services to CIMA Global in 1996. She has been a valued Membership Assessor since 2004 and an active member of CIMA Ireland at Branch, Area and National level in excess of thirty years, where she currently sits as CIMA Southern Ireland Branch Vice Chair. In recognition of her distinguished service to CIMA Ireland, Margaret was awarded the Frank Peard Medal in 2016, the first female recipient of this award.

Margaret is currently working in practice and previously in a multinational firm. 

She is Treasurer of a very active Day Care Centre and previously Treasury for an Approved Housing Body providing sheltered accommodation.

 

Pat White, FCMA, CGMA 

Senior Membership Assessor

Pat was elected to Associate membership in 1981 and progressed to Fellowship in 1989. He was awarded the Institute Plaque for services to CIMA Global in 1999.

He has been a valued Membership Assessor since 2004, when he was also awarded the Frank Peard Medal for distinguished service to CIMA Ireland.

Pat has been an active member of CIMA Ireland in its various iterations at Branch, Area and National level in excess of thirty years and is currently a member of the CIMA Southern Ireland Branch Committee.

A former ESB Regional, Function and Business Unit Accounting Manager.

Pat has served as Chair and Board member of a number of not for profit organisations including twenty years with a Money Advice & Budgeting Service Company. He was Chair for nine years of the Board of Management of a second level College.

He is currently Company Secretary and Financial Controller for an Approved Housing Body providing sheltered accommodation for older people.