The 2022 FS Dublin Awards, in association with KPMG, took place on October 27th 2022 in the Mansion House, Dublin, recognising the financial services change-makers in Ireland.
The event was opened by Ian Nelson, Head of Financial Services at KPMG, who noted that “the level of entries across all the categories was outstanding and demonstrates why Ireland is recognised as one of the leading financial services centres in Europe and a location of choice for many international finance firms".
One particular highlight of the event was Michael Noonan TD, former Minister of Finance, being honoured by Seamus Hand, Managing Partner at KPMG Ireland and Ian Hyland, Business & Finance Media Group with the Pádraig Ó hUiginn Outstanding Contribution to Financial Services award, recognising his longstanding public service and commitment to the Irish FS industry.
Specialist Lender Award
Customer Experience Award
Bank of Ireland
Innovative Banking Product Award
Sponsored by Business & Finance
Fintech Innovation Award
Sponsored by Dublin Tech Summit
Payments Innovation Award
Presented by UNICEF
Compliance & Reg Tech Award
Presented by Sia Partners
International Finance Award
Sponsored by Ibec
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Award
Sponsored by Coopman Search and Selection
FS Challenger Award
Sustainable Finance Award
Sponsored by Maples
FS Grand Prix Award
Sponsored by KPMG
Pádraig Ó hUiginn Outstanding Contribution to Financial Services
Sponsored by KPMG
FS Leaders Summit
In partnership with KPMG, Ireland INC and Business & Finance, this event is geared towards thought leadership, networking and enabling connections. It is an opportunity to inspire and influence FS organisations to reach higher levels at the FS Leaders Summit, where the brightest minds in the field explore the sector’s reinvention and the challenges of the modernisation of finance, investment, regulation, banking, and payment services will bring.
Supporting recognition in Financial Services
Ian Nelson, a member of the judging panel and Head of Financial Services and Head of Regulatory at KPMG, said:
“The financial services industry in Ireland is a vital component of our economy, and we are pleased to support the recognition of businesses, groups, and individuals who have made significant contributions to Ireland’s status as one of the world’s top financial services hubs. These awards provide the industry with a great chance to highlight market-leading activities in banking, payments, insurance, asset management, and the ever-expanding fintech sector. We also anticipate recognising noteworthy achievements in sustainability, diversity and inclusion, areas that are crucial to the industry and important to KPMG.”
The judging committee is presided by Louise Phelan. She had a remarkable career at PayPal and is the current CEO of Phelan Energy Group. Joining her are Karl Curran, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Aon, Margaret Sweeny, CEO of IRES Reit, and Brian Hayes, CEO of Banking & Payments Federation Ireland.
Louise Phelan commented on the financial services industry: “The financial services industry is a significant contribution to Ireland Inc. We should be recognising the sector, and individuals who have made significant contributions to develop the financial service industry.”
Get in touch
If you have any queries regarding the FS Dublin Awards, please contact Ian Nelson, Head of Financial Services. We'd be delighted to hear from you.
Partner, Head of Financial Services & Regulatory
KPMG in Ireland