Kevin Lomax - Chairman
Kevin Lomax was the founder and former chairman of Misys, the global application software and services provider. Mr. Lomax led Misys from a company of less than 40 employees and revenues of less than £1m through a period of rapid growth and development, including flotation on the UK unlisted securities market in 1987, a subsequent listing on the main London Stock Exchange in 1989 and the company entry into the FTSE 100 index in 1998, the first IT software company to do so. Mr. Lomax left Misys in late 2006. By then it had some 6.500 employees in 126 countries, with a turnover of around £1bn and peak profits in excess of £140m.
Sean Fitzgerald - Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Fitzgerald founded Sentenial is 2003. Setting strategy, ensuring the company stays ahead and is ready with the SEPA products and services needed by Sentenials customers, is Mr. Fitzgeralds focus. A steadfast commitment to investing in the SEPA regulation over nine years has built the comprehensive set of proven products and services in use by banks and corporates throughout Europe. Mr. Fitzgerald views the SEPA regulation as a positive initiative in the European payments industry. The SEPA regulation offers a launching platform for many new and innovative products and services across Europe. Before founding Sentenial in 2003, Mr. Fitzgerald held senior management roles in the global microelectronics and specialty chemicals industries driving the introduction of new technologies. He is a science graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
Charlie McCreevy - Non Executive Director
Former European Union Commissioner Mr. Charlie McCreevy joined Sentenial's board of directors in 2011. As European Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services between 2004-2010, Mr. McCreevy played a pivotal role driving the SEPA regulation project through its formative years while setting the foundations for the current and final phase of the implementations of the SEPA regulation. Mr. McCreevy has held positions in several Irish Government Ministerial Offices, including Minister for Finance (1997-2004), Minister for Tourism & Trade (1993-1994) and Minister for Social Welfare (1992-1993). Mr. McCreevy also serves on the Board of Directors of Ryanair PLC. Mr. McCreevy's in-depth knowledge of the European banking and the regulatory environment considerably strengthens Sentenial's board.
Cathal Fitzgerald - Non Executive Director
Mr. Fitzgerald is a founding director of Dublin Wealth Management firm LeBruin Private. With a long career in financial services, Mr. Fitzgerald was a director of the Wealth Management Division of Anglo Irish Bank, before leaving to found Le Bruin Private in 2006. Previously, he worked for IIU as Senior Strategist and Portfolio Manager and served as a VP at a large investment company in Boston. Mr. Fitzgerald has an MBA from Boston College, MBS from UCD, B.SC from TCD and is a CFA charter holder.
James Osborne - Non Executive Director
James is a commercial and litigation lawyer by profession. James retired as Managing Partner of A&L Goodbody, one of Ireland's leading law firms. He is a serving and founding board member of Ryanair, Europes largest Airline. James joined Sentenials board in 2006.