Past Judges

Judged by the Industry's Elite: The National Procurement Awards Our esteemed panel of past judges is composed of renowned experts who have made significant contributions to procurement. They come from diverse backgrounds in academia, business, and related sectors, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the judging process. Their involvement ensures that entries are evaluated by the highest standards of excellence, objectivity, and fairness. The calibre of our past judges is a testament to the rigorous and impartial nature of the awards.

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, Management Studies, DIT

Paul Farrelly

Head of Procurement, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII)

Dr. Colum Foley

Assistant Professor, 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, 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 & 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

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

Triona Sheedy

HSEQ Manager, BAM Facilities Management Ireland