Ian Mathews, CFO, Trinity College
Mr. Ian Mathews became CFO of Trinity College in 2009, having previously held a number of senior positions in Trinity’s Financial Services Division. He is a statutory officer of the University and a key member of the University’s Senior Management Team, the Executive Officer Group, contributing at the highest levels of the University’s leadership structure. He is accountable to the Board and Provost for all aspects of the direction and management of the University’s financial affairs.
As CFO, Mr. Mathews is charged with providing a robust financial foundation on which to construct and successfully deliver ambitious academic and corporate objectives through the development, articulation, communication, and review of financial strategies. Key tasks include reporting on the financial position and performance of the University; evaluating and advising on the financial implications of proposals and plans; developing alternative financial strategies to support policy decisions; advising in regard to the financing of capital developments.
Mr. Mathews qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Pricewaterhouse-Coopers in Dublin and holds a B.Comm degree as well as a Diploma in Professional Accounting. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.