Past Judges

All submissions to The Irish Sponsorship Awards are judged by an independent panel of recognised and distinguished judges, drawn from academia, business and broader related sectors.

View a sample list of our past judges below and judge us by who judges you.

Alan FitzGerald
Marketing Strategy & Sponsorship Consultant, Aquattro

Brendan Corbett
Group Head of Marketing, Eason & Son

Carolyn Odgers
Business Director, OMD Ireland

Colin O'Toole
Marketing Manager, Mondelez

Conor Cullen
Sponsorship and Events Manager, Football Association of Ireland

Dr Martina Byrne
Chief Executive, Public Relations Institute of Ireland & Public Relations Consultants Association

Fiona Heffernan
Commercial Director of Mail, An Post

Frank Dillon
Sponsorship & Promotions Director, Communicorp One

Gerard O'Neill
Chairman, Amárach Research

Grainne Humphreys
Festival Director, Dublin International Film Festival

Irene Gowing
Communications Manager, Bord Gáis Energy

Jim Geraghty
Heineken Sponsorship Manager

Jim O'Toole

Joe Rafferty
Director, Mass Participation Sports, Titan Experience

Lorraine Walsh
Head of Marketing, Laya Healthcare

Maeve Buckle
Director, Line Up - Sports Media Entertainment

Margaret Colton
Head of Marketing, Dunnes Stores

Mark Osikoya
Associate Vice-President Global Partnerships, NBA

Martyn Wilson
Head of Sponsorship & Hospitality, RBS

Mike DaRe
Global Head of Influencer and Advocacy, Johnnie Walker

Noel Mooney
Head of Business Development, UEFA

Paul Collins
Founder & CEO, Ballywire Media & Journalist, Today FM

Paul Dermody
Head of Commercial & Marketing, Leinster Rugby

Ronan O'Donoghue
Head of Brand Partnerships, UTV Ireland

Sean McAuliffe
Director, Sport Collective

Selda Simsek
Sponsorship Brand Manager, Laya Healthcare