2011, 2012 Dr. Tony Barry BE CEng Hon FIEI FIAE
Dr. Tony Barry, a civil engineer by profession, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by his alma mater, University College Cork, in 1995 in recognition of his major contribution to Irish industrial development. After working as a civil engineer in a range of countries in his early years, he joined Roadstone and worked with them for 35 years becoming Chief Executive and subsequently, Chairman of CRH. Dr. Barry is a former President of IBEC. He was Chairman and Director of Greencore plc and Director of the Bank of Ireland and a number of other leading Irish companies. He has also served on the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation, Co-operation Ireland and the Cork University Foundation.