Jim is a Chartered Accountant and has a BA in French and Philosophy from UCD and an MA in Financial Control. He has 35 years’ experience in financial reporting, accounting and compliance covering a variety of businesses. Jim is former Financial Controller with St Michaels House Group which has staff numbers of 1100 and a budget of €85 million.

He is on the Board of Management and is Treasurer of St Philips School Mountview and Chairperson of the Finance Committee of St Brigid’s Parish Blanchardstown. Jim has a special interest in the provision of respite care to persons with an intellectual disability.