Core Team

John Bourke

John Bourke

President

John is a Senior Business and Transformation Leader with over 25 years’ experience working in 11 countries delivering large scale strategic change in a range of different industries and corporate cultures. He holds a BSc in Applied Physics and an MBA. He is also a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a European Excellence Assessor. John is a Fellow of the Institute.

Ronan Traynor

Ronan Traynor

Registrar & Chief Financial Officer

Ronan is an experienced public and private sector business executive with an accounting and financial services background, including almost two decades experience at board level. He holds a BComm, is a Chartered Accountant, a Qualified Financial Adviser and BEX Baseline Auditor.

Matt Fisher

Matt Fisher

Chief Innovation Officer

Matt is a seasoned Business Excellence Professional with two decades experience helping companies do better. Prior to joining the Institute he was COO of the EFQM. He holds a BSc and a MSc. in Environmental Chemistry. He is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, a European Excellence Assessor and a qualified EFQM Excellence Assessor trainer. Matt is a Fellow of the Institute.

Neal Traynor

Neal Traynor

Systems Psychologist

Neal has a background in psychology, operations, and project management. He’s a serial entrepreneur and also has experience working in a family business. He holds a BA in Psychology, is a certified PRINCE2 Project Manager, a Lean Six Sigma Yellow belt, and a Chartered Business Excellence Professional.

Pavel Hruska

Pavel Hruska

Member Platform Development

Pavel is an experienced software developer who has worked in Ireland and in the Czech Republic on a number of significant projects.