Group Executive Management

 

Jim Barry - Chief Executive

Jim Barry Chief Executive
Jim was appointed Chief Executive of NTR plc in June 2000, having served as Assistant Chief Executive and General Manager, Development. Prior to joining NTR plc in 1998, Jim worked with global management consulting firm, Bain and Company and in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley International.

   
Michael Walsh - Group Finance Director

Michael Walsh Group Finance Director
Michael was appointed Group Finance Director of NTR plc in February 2003. Prior to joining NTR plc, Michael was Group Finance Director and Company Secretary of Musgrave Group plc for ten years. Michael has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Cork and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1982. Michael worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in both Dublin and London. Michael is a non-executive director of Fleming Capital plc and EFMI Global Utilities and Infrastructure Funds plc and is also a member of the Council of the Institute of Directors in Ireland.

   
Michael McNicholas - Chief Operating Officer

Michael McNicholas Chief Operating Officer
Michael was appointed Chief Operating Officer of NTR plc in February 2010. As COO, Michael provides broad operational leadership across the Group’s businesses with a particular focus on NTR’s renewable energy portfolio (solar, wind and ethanol). Prior to joining NTR plc, Michael was a Director of ESB Energy International, the international investment arm of the Irish energy company. Michael has over 25 years of experience in the Irish and International energy industry where he has held senior positions with responsibility for general management, delivery of major capital projects, funding, international energy project investment, managing regulatory environments and competing in open energy markets.

   
Paul Reilly - Group Controller

Paul Reilly Group Controller
Paul was appointed Group Controller in April 2010 and has been with the NTR Group since 2003. He has worked with Greenstar Ireland, Irish Broadband, Bioverda, Greenstar North America, Stirling Energy Systems (SES) and Tessera Solar. Paul previously held financial positions across the financial services, industrial products and broadcast media industry sectors. Paul has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1985.

   
Rosheen McGuckian - Group Corporate Development Director

Rosheen McGuckian Group Corporate Development Director
Rosheen joined NTR plc in September 2008 with responsibility for Group Strategy, Business Development and Corporate Affairs. Rosheen was most recently Chief Executive Officer of GE Money Ireland, the consumer finance division of General Electric.

   
Rory O’Connor - Group Treasurer/Head of Corporate Finance

Rory O’Connor Group Treasurer/Head of Corporate Finance
Rory joined NTR plc in 2004 and is responsible for the Group’s treasury and corporate finance activities. Rory has played a key role in NTR’s funding and investment programme in green energy and sustainable waste management and in the Group’s successful realisation of its investments in Airtricity and West-Link. Prior to joining NTR, Rory worked for Elan Corporation plc where he was focused on the company’s strategic development, portfolio management and US$4.5 billion financing programme.

   
Anna Pringle - Group Strategic HR Director

Anna Pringle Group Strategic HR Director
Anna joined NTR plc in 2008 with responsibility for development of leadership talent and organisation capability across the Group. Prior to joining NTR, Anna was Head of People & Organisation Capability for Microsoft International and HR Director for Microsoft Ireland. Anna has also held senior HR and leadership development roles with Bank of America in the US.

   
Ian Simington - Chief Executive, Solar Ian Simington Chief Executive, Solar
Ian was appointed Chief Executive of the NTR Solar Division in January 2009, having served as Group Development Director since March 2007. Prior to joining NTR plc, Ian worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in Boston, London and Dublin.
   
Mike Wynne - Chief Executive, Greenstar Mike Wynne Chief Executive, Greenstar
Mike joined NTR plc in 2001 as CEO of Greenstar Ireland and was subsequently involved in the development of all Greenstar Group businesses. In 2009, Mike was appointed Chief Executive of NTR’s Sustainable Waste Management division with responsibility for providing management support and oversight of activities across the Greenstar businesses.
   
Caroline Bergin - Group Company Secretary & Legal Advisor Caroline Bergin Group Company Secretary & Legal Advisor
Caroline joined NTR plc as Group Company Secretary & Legal Advisor in July 2010. Previously, Caroline was Company Secretary at Greencore Group, an Irish-headquartered and publicly traded convenience foods company. Caroline began her career practicing law with A&L Goodbody, before joining Greencore in 1991, and was appointed Greencore Group plc Company Secretary in 2002. A qualified lawyer and highly experienced company secretary, Caroline brings extensive experience, having been Company Secretary to companies in Ireland, the UK and the US.