The BEX Team

John Bourke

John Bourke

President

John is a Senior Business and Transformation Leader with over 25 years’ experience working in 18 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.

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

Chief Operations Officer

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.

Yiannis Lagos

Yiannis Lagos

Board Member

Yiannis is a human capital professional who champions the use of people focused approaches to organizational performance. He has worked in a number of sectors in various roles and, in his younger days, he led the global operations of the Junior Chamber International.He hold a BSc in Computer Science and an MSc in Business Administration (Imperial College, London). Yiannis is a Fellow of the Institute.

Aoife Corcoran

Aoife Corcoran

Head of Business Development

Aoife is an experienced marketing professional and entrepreneur who ran her own Advertising Company for over a decade. She also spent over a decade as a singer & songwriter and has performed internationally. Aoife is responsible for developing business for our members.

Ronan Traynor

Ronan Traynor

Registrar

Ronan is a seasond 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 and is a Chartered Accountant, a Qualified Financial Adviser and a BEX Baseline Auditor.

Patrícia Carvalho

Patrícia Carvalho

Business Development Southern Europe & Africa

Patrícia is an engineer turned businesswoman with experience working in non-profit, public sector and private sector organizations. She holds a Bachelors of Chemical Engineering, a Masters in Management, and Diploma in Human Resource Management. She is an Excellence Assessor and a Fellow of the Institute.

Pavel Hruska

Pavel Hruska

Data Protection Officer & Member Platform Developer

Pavel is an experienced software developer and architect who has worked in Ireland and in the Czech Republic on a number of significant projects. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and an MSc in Mathematics.

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Advisory Board

  • Urs Bucher
  • Heidi Fuerst
  • Susan E Murray
  • Thomas Paulu
  • Jim Riordan
  • Shahriar Sharifi
  • Bhaskaran Srinivasan