ÁINE COLLINS -
DIRECTOR, BLUEPRINT CONSULTING
Áine Collins was elected to the Council of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) in November 2016.
Áine qualified as a CPA Accountant in 1996, and is company principal of Blueprint Consultancy since July 2016. Áine has more than 18 years experience and has held a variety of roles prior to her election at CPA Ireland. She has a strong interest in and track record of supporting businesses to meet the challenges of developing new markets and expanding their operations.
From 2011 to 2016 Áine was a Public Representative for the constituency of Cork North West and a Member of the Joint Committee for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, contributing to the formation of government policy in these areas.
In addition she is Chairperson and Director of the Cork Foundation. Áine was co-founder and Director of Cube Business Consulting from 2008 to 2011, and also held roles with SWS Corporate Services in Bandon, Co. Cork and Collins & Co, Registered Auditor, Accountants & Tax Consultants, Millstreet.
ROSIE FITZGERALD -
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, BBC iPLAYER
Rosie FitzGerald is a Creative Director for BBC iPlayer leading the transformation of the User Experience. She manages a multidisciplinary team of designers, researchers and information architects. After growing up in Dublin, and graduating with a degree in Applied Psychology from IADT Dún Laoghaire she got her masters in University of Manchester before joining the BBC as a researcher.
Rosie will be speaking on her career journey, challenges overcome, and her leadership insights.