PAT Springboard

“Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020”

Our Team

Gerry Fahy
Managing Director | Senior Lecturer - ACCA SBR/FR/FA/DipIFRS

Gerry is the Managing Director of PAT. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).Gerry Fahy, has lectured on the ACA, ACCA, CPA and CIMA syllabi over the last 20 years with a number of Approved Learning Partners and was previously shortlisted as CIMA Global lecturer of the Year.

His focus is on the syllabus understanding, application and confidence building of the student so as to enable them to perform on the day of the exam to the best of their ability and achieve exam success. His track record is tried and tested.
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Rasita Kalvaityte
Senior Operations | Programme Manager

Rasita is the programme manager for all ACCA programmes delivered by PAT. Her main role is to manage the programme administrative supports to students, manage all course operations and liaise with all internal and external stakeholders. Prior to taking up her current position, Rasita held similar roles in Irish Times Training and Dublin Business School.

Ieva Kajeniene
Programme Executive | Course Coordinator

Her main roles are to manage recruitment of all Springboard Programmes, as well as the programme administrative support to students. Prior to taking up her current position, Ieva held similar roles in Dublin Business School

Breda McDonagh
Lecturer - ACCA AB

Breda has nearly 15 years experience working in the finance department of one of Ireland’s top 10 accountancy practices. Breda’s lectures will be exam focused to ensure all students are fully prepared for their F1 exam so they will have the best start on their ACCA journey.

Stephen Fennell
Lecturer - ACCA MA/TX

Stephen is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and is dedicated to ensure your success in ACCA Taxation.

Marta Majnusz
Lecturer - ACCA FA

Marta has recently been enrolled as a member having initially commenced her studies with ACCA Certified Accounting Technicians. During her study progression she successfully gained a third place achievement in Ireland in taxation (F 6), second in financial management (F 9) and a first place in P 2 (now SBR).

Michael Venn
Lecturer - ACCA LW (GLO)

Michael was called to the Irish Bar in 2000 and has practised as a Barrister for the last twenty years. He has lectured in Law for the last 15 years and has extensive lecturing experience in Corporate and Business Law.

Emer Lang
Lecturer - ACCA PM

Emer is a  member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), achieving First Place in Ireland in her final exams. She has extensive Financial Services Experience, including almost 30 years as an equity research analyst with broker Davy.

Terry Lawless
Senior Lecturer - ACCA SBL/AA/AAA

Terry Lawless 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 many years.

Padraic Lee
Lecturer - ACCA FM

Padraic is a qualified chartered accountant - who achieved 2nd, 3rd and 10th worldwide places in his professional exams.