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Past Judges

All submissions to The National Procurement Awards are judged by an independent panel of recognised and distinguished judges, drawn from academia, business and broader related sectors.

Judge us by who judges you: view a sample list of our past judges below.

Michael Burnett

Expert Adviser, European Public Sector Awards 2021, European Institute of Public Administration

Jeanne Copeland
CEO, Greenville Procurement Partners

Ingrid De Doncker

Wayne Dignam
Managing Director, Tender Team

Margaret Farrell
Head of Department of Management Studies, DIT


Paul Farrelly

Head of Procurement, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII)

Dr. Colum Foley
Assistant Professor of Management, DCU Business School


Eavan O Halloran

Director, Dunnes Stores

Paul Higgins

Global Indirect Procurement Manager, PepsiCo

Francis Kehoe
Associate Director, KPMG

Dominic Kelly
Global Manager, Strategic Operations Services Procurement & Supplier Management at Amazon Web Services

Turlough Kieran
Director of Procurement & Buying, University College Dublin


Órla King

Manager, Procurement, West Pharmaceutical Services Ireland Ltd

Eoin Lonergan
Procurement Lead, EY

Paul Maguire

Manager Public Procurement & Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Ireland, Enterprise Ireland

Louise Masterson

Head of Procurement, An Post

Ann Melia

Head of Procurement & Contracts, University of Galway

Dr. David McKevitt

Cork University Business School

Gerard McNamara
CEO, Schuman Associates

Michael O'Callaghan

Director, IPICS The Supply Chain Management Institute

Dr. Muiris Ó Céidigh
CEO, National Milk Agency


Seán O'Dwyer

Procurement Manager, An Post

Eavan O Halloran
Director, Dunnes Stores

Niall O’Halloran
Purchasing Manager, Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas, Cork

Ryan O’Neill
UK & I Sales Director, Schneider Electric

Chris Quinlan
Chief Procurement Officer, Dublin Bus

John Redfern CPM; CPPB
Procurement Specialist, Public Sector Contracts, Team Development, Process Development, Change Management

Angelyn    Rowan
Partner, Construction & Projects, Eversheds Sutherland


Stephen Ryan

Manager Advisory Services, EY

Tonia Spollen-Behrens
Senior Market Adviser, Public Sector Procurement & IFI’s, Enterprise Ireland

Anne Stewart
Head of Procurement Category Strategy, Ervia

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