Tony is a renowned Management Consultant and Founder of Advisory Ireland, a boutique business advisory. For over 33 years, Tony has advised clients of state agencies such as Failte Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, Local Enterprise Offices and Local Development Companies. Tony is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Fellow of the Institute Of Management Consultants and Advisers in Ireland.
Karl Fitzpatrick is a successful and highly connected entrepreneur. Apart from leading Chevron College, one of Ireland’s leading e-learning providers, he operates a number of successful international franchise brands in Ireland. A director of Chambers Ireland and the Irish Franchise Association, Karl has also presented South East Radio’s flagship business programme ‘Business Matters’ for the past 10 years. With a commitment to lifelong learning, Karl is currently completing his final year of a Law Degree in UCC.
Marc Lilje is the Business Development Executive with Alternative Business Finance Brokers Limited, and holds a BComm in Finance, Marketing and Economics. Specialising in Business Finance, he has gained international experience both within both banking and business. This has given Marc the distinct advantage of understanding how finance operates from both a lender’s, as well as a borrower’s perspective. Helping businesses finance growth has always been a passion of Marc’s.