At DBS our CIMA lecturing team have over 60 years CIMA LECTURING EXPERIENCE and have taught 253 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.
Terence Lawless, ACCA
Paper Specialist: Paper P2
Terence is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and has extensive Financial Services experience; having worked for leading Irish financial institutions for the last eight years. He also has considerable lecturing experience having delivered various papers in both the Professional School and Business School here in DBS. Terence completed all of his professional exams with DBS and achieved remarkable results receiving worldwide placing in several papers. It is this knowledge of how to pass and give the examiner exactly what they are looking for that Terence structures his lectures around. His lectures are focused on exam technique, incorporating the crucial areas of syllabus knowledge, question practice and time management, giving students all the tools they require to achieve exam success.
Noel Ryan, ACMA
Paper Specialist: Paper P3 28 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.
Gerry Fahy, FCCA, CPA DipIFRS
Paper Specialist: Paper E3, F1 & F2 103 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.
Alan Morgan, MBA
Paper Specialist : Paper E1
With over 20 years management experience in a Global Business Environment within the International Retail and Pharmaceutical sector, Alan has developed a deep commercial Supply Chain and Operations Management competence that includes extensive global sourcing, product and brand development, Logistics & distribution and the key area of people management. This competence is complimented by extensive practical experience in Retail Branding, Sales and Marketing and International Business Relationships. Alan holds an MBA from Liverpool John Moores University and In his current academic role, Lecturing at Undergraduate, Masters and Professional Level, he brings his commercial experience into the classroom situation which gives the student the chance to enjoy a rich learning environment underpinned by real business experience
Gary Bernie, BComm, MBS
Paper Specialist: Paper E2
Gary’s twenty years of industrial experience spans operational, tactical and strategic marketing management positions in FMCG, business-to-business and consumer services sectors in Ireland, Europe, U.S.A. and Canada. It includes consultancy in designing and delivering service quality enhancement programmes and offering competitive strategy mentoring to a range of indigenous and transnational service organisations, indigenous fast-moving consumer goods and business-to-business organisations. Gary has been an associate lecturer at DBS since 1992 lecturing CIMA E2 Enterprise Management, CIMA T4 Case Study and ACCA Paper 3 Business Analysis in addition to delivering the Research Methods module and supervising dissertations on the MA, MBA and MSc. business masters programmes. Gary’s professional accountancy class delivery focuses on exam-oriented conceptual content supplemented by illustrative examples and on-going practice answering exam questions.
Marcus McInerney, BComm, FCCA
Paper Specialist: Paper F3 31 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.
Oliver Gilvarry, CIMA
Paper Specialist: Paper T4 TopCIMA
Oliver Gilvarry is a qualified CIMA Accountant and currently works in the financial service sector. He previously was Head of Research and Chief Economist in Dolmen Stockbrokers. He has also worked in a number of Capital Market roles in different European banks and holds a number of post-graduate qualifications in Economics, Finance and Accounting. Oliver has also lectured for a number of years on financial subjects at an undergraduate and professional level with DBS and the Institute of Bankers.