Judges – Irish Franchise Association
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Judges

Judges

 

Panel of expert judges from media, academia, business and enterprise including:

Bobby Kerr

Chairman

Bobby Kerr is an Entrepreneur & Businessman. He presents Down to Business on Newstalk and is a Dragon on the Irish version of Dragons’ Den, produced by RTE

Elaine O’Regan

Editor, Out on your Own, Sunday Business Post

Elaine O’Regan, The Sunday Business Post. As Editor of People in Business and Done Deal, Elaine commissions and writes news and feature stories on Ireland’s small business and start-up sectors. She has been a key member of The Sunday Business Post’s editorial team since 2001.

Orla Nugent

MBA Director at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Orla also holds two Non-Executive Director positions and is an elected member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce council.

Greg Swift

Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office (LEO), Dublin City Council

The LEO is the first stop shop in Dublin City for enterprise. Previous to this role Greg was the CEO of Dublin City Enterprise Board

Michael Bradley

Former CEO of the Irish Franchise Association

Michael is also former Regional Manager for Small Business with Ulster Bank, and Secretary General, Chambers Ireland and the Portuguese Irish Economic Association

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