2005 Patrick Lynch BE CEng FIEI MS MIE A former President of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland – was MD of Irish Shell from 1990-1996, having previously served in various company positions in Ireland and the UK since 1982. Prior to joining Shell, he served as Programme Director with the National Board for Science and Technology, as well as Co. Engineer in Counties Limerick and Galway. He has several non-executive Directorships including CIE, FAS (Chairman), Aughinish Alumina, and was the Chairman of the IBEC Transport Council for a number of years. He is currently chairman of the Linkage Programme of Business in the Community (Ireland), and Chairman of Dublin City Enterprise Board.