Meet the Committee

Your CASSI Committee for 2018

  Chairman – John Crehan 
John is a Senior Associate with PwC working in the Risk Assurance Solutions originally from Galway, currently working in Dublin. John is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics and Mathematics and a Master in Information Technology. Currently in his third year of the ACA training contract, sitting the FAE’s in August 2018.  John is also a CFA candidate due to sit the CFA Level 1 exams in December 2018.  As CASSI Chairman John sits on various Boards within the Institute including the CAI Council and the Strategic Communications Committee.
Isabelle Cairns Past Chair
Isabelle Cairns
  Vice Chair
John Hanley
  Public Relations Officer – Elizabeth Cunningham
Elizabeth is an Associate in PwC, working in the Assurance department. Also from Galway, Elizabeth is a recent graduate of Trinity College Dublin where she studied BESS (Business and Sociology). An academic grounding which has influenced her interest in social enterprise. As PR officer, Elizabeth is responsible for management of CASSI social media and communications.
  Treasurer – Cian Coughlan
Cian is a trainee accountant with KPMG working in the Risk Consulting Department in Dublin (although originally from Galway). Cian graduated from
National University of Ireland Galway last year with a Bachelor of Commerce Accounting degree.
He is currently in his first year with KPMG and recently sat the CAP 2s.  As CASSI Treasurer, Cian is responsible for distributing CASSI funds to local regional committees to ensure a strong student society representation around the country.
  Education Officer – Nuala McAdams
Nuala is currently working as Senior in EY Belfast and graduated university with a History and Politics degree. Nuala is currently studying for her FAE’s and also serves as the current Vice Chair for CASSU.
  Secretary – Ciara Flanagan
Ciara is from Solihull however is currently living in Belfast. Ciara studied Business Management at Queen’s University Belfast. Ciara is currently in her last year of her training contract in BDO NI and will sit her FAE’s this year. She has sat on the CASSU board for the last two years and this is her first year in CASSI.
  Events Officer – Alberto Hernandez
 Alberto is originally from Mexico and has been living in Dublin for the past 5 years. Alberto studied Accountancy at Universidad Autonoma de Baja California in Mexicali, Baja California. Alberto is a trainee accountant with Lewis & Co. He is doing the CAP 1 Exams. He is the responsible of the events of CASSI.