pat oneill
Many Irish boards have realised the importance of focusing on base erosion profit shifting, while taking into consideration the other key emerging issues of significance for board members.

Pat O'Neill

EY Ireland Assurance Partner and EY Ireland Centre for Board Matters Co-Chair

Focused on the audit meeting the changing needs of business and investors. Supports board directors to navigate their increasingly complex roles by challenging them to ask the right questions.

Areas of focus Technology Audit Assurance
Office Dublin, IE

A senior audit partner within the Assurance practice, Pat is Co-Chair of the EY Ireland Centre for Board Matters which generates our thought leadership content for boards looking to improve their impact, regardless of scale. With more than 20 years of experience, he engages in audits of Irish companies listed on US exchanges (NASDAQ and New York), as well as subsidiaries of major multinational groups. His client portfolio includes many significant domestic and international technology organisations.

His areas of expertise include US GAAP/SEC regulations, transaction support for NASDAQ registrations, Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance and technology company audits, particularly software revenue recognition.

Pat holds an honours degree in Business Studies from the University of Limerick. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and is currently a member of its Auditing Standards Committee. He was also former Chairman of the Leinster Society of Chartered Accountants.

How Pat is building a better working world

“Being a sponsor of EY Non-Executive Director (NED) Forum has helped me to bring together Irish NEDs. I help them execute their duties at the board level by providing them a platform to discuss and share insights about the key emerging issues that could impact the board. This is how I contribute to building a better working world.”

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