At DBS our CIMA lecturing team have over 74 YEARS CIMA LECTURING EXPERIENCE and have taught 227 PRIZEWINNERS and placings
Ian Browne, DipPA, BAAF, MBS, ACMA, CGMA
Paper Specialist: Paper P1
Ian is a strategic financial planning consultant with over 15 years experience working for SME's and multinational companies. This allows him to bring interesting real world examples to his lectures. He places a huge importance on making the link between the course syllabus and the exam papers. As a previous CIMA exam prizewinner he seeks to assist and advise students on how to realise their full potential in their exams.
James Browne FCCA; Dip IFR, Adv Dip (T & D)
DBS Professional Course Director Paper Specialist: Paper P2
James has nearly 20 years lecturing experience in the areas of Management Accounting and Financial Reporting. As a qualified accountant, James strives to include a strong practical emphasis reflecting his wide ranging experience from public practice to multinational industry. James’ students have achieved over 35 prize-winner positions and placings however his focus is always on making sure as many students as possible achieve that "magic 50%" to pass the professional exams. James has been an Examiner in Management Accounting with one of the Irish Professional Accountancy Bodies and has authored a professional textbook in the area of Management Accounting. James has also acted as the "Email a Tutor" consultant on behalf of CIMA providing advice and guidance on exam approach and syllabus contents to CIMA students worldwide.
Noel Ryan, ACMA
Paper Specialist: Paper P3 25 Prize-winners
Noel is a Business Designer who has over 20 years Accountancy, IT and Business experience within multinational companies. This enables him to bring real life case studies and working knowledge into his lectures, to assist students in gaining a strong and comprehensive understanding of the P3 syllabus. From the very first lecture there is an examination focus mapped out in a clear work plan.
David Taylor, MSc (Education and Training)
Paper Specialist: Paper E1 & E2 55 Prize-winners
David, who holds a Master’s Degree in Education and Training, is currently employed as a HR Manager with a large pharmaceutical company. Previously, David worked as a management consultant and has wide experience in national and multinational organisations. He has lectured with DBS for a number of years in the areas of Management and Organisational Development. David uses his knowledge and experience to make his classes very practical and interactive, along with ensuring that students understand the application of the topics covered.
Gerry Fahy, FCCA, CPA DipIFRS
Paper Specialist: Paper E3, F1 & F2 89 Prize-winners
Originally from a banking and finance background Gerry has spent over 20 years working in the Financial Services sector and brings extensive knowledge and application to his classes. He has lectured on various ACCA, CIMA, Undergraduate Degree and Institute of Bankers’ programmes with DBS since 1997. He is dedicated to providing high quality courses and has developed a reputation for his examination-focused material.
Marcus McInerney, BComm, FCCA
Paper Specialist: Paper F3 27 Prize-winners
Marcus is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) who has been lecturing in DBS for the last 12 years in the areas of Finance, Risk Management and Strategic Financial Management. Marcus works in Treasury and specialises in providing Risk Management solutions to Corporate and Institutional Treasurers. Combining 20 years Banking and Financial markets experience with 16 years lecturing, results in lively lectures filled with real life examples and anecdotes.