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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.

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Rasita Kalvaityte
Senior Operations | Programme Manager

Rasita is Senior Operastions and Programmes 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.

Andrew Quinn
Head of PAT FinTech | Senior Lecturer - ACCA AFM

Andrew is the former Course Director of Accountancy (including ACCA), Finance, Fintech, and Business Analytics programmes at Dublin Business School. Amongst a very broad range of lecturing experience, Andrew has lectured ACCA’s AFM paper for 5 years and recently had a student place 1st in Ireland.

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.

Terry Lawless has been lecturing SBL (formerly P1 and P3), AA and AAA since 2014. In that time he has had 17 students 1st in Ireland, 3 students 2nd in the world and most recently a student of his was placed 1st in the world in AAA. Terry has consistently high pass rates and delivers extremely exam focused lectures for his subjects. 

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Noel Ryan
Senior Lecturer - ACCA APM

Noel, formerly a Financial Controller, is a Business Change Consultant. He has led and managed activities for  lifecycle stage of change initiatives across international and national financial services and non-financial organisations.

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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.

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Padraic Lee
Lecturer - ACCA FM

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

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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).

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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.

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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.