Evaluation and Approvals Committee Members 2023

The Evaluation & Approvals Committee are a panel of independent business experts, who assist LEO staff in the evaluation of grant applications and approved applicants for financial support.

This external oversight ensures that those most deserving of funding are supported, to create and sustain jobs in Dublin City.

Receipt of grant funding is a competitive process.

Current Members

Richard Shakespeare          Assistance Chief Executive Dublin City Council
Greg SwiftHead of Enterprise & Economic Development Dublin City
Patrick LynchFormer Chair of the Dublin City Enterprise Board
Shane KennedyBank of Ireland - Business Banking
Mark FieldingAccountant - Retired CEO ISME
Deirdre O'NeillEnterprise Ireland
Gerry BreenEntrepreneur
Alp TurkmanInternational Business & Technology Strategist