Qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PWC he has been director in companies trading in software, property, retailing, healthcare and music industries in addition to not-for-profits. A former, President of Dublin Chamber of Commerce, CEO of Clerys, Founder director of: Dublin City Bid Company Ltd, and Retail Ireland. He is a Non-Executive Director of GS1 (Ireland) and Chair of Youbloom plc. He holds a Smurfit Diploma in Corporate Governance, is a certified analyst in Behaviours, Motivators and Trimetrix and a qualified Triadic Coach.
He became a mentor to Inner City start-up enterprises over 23 years ago and in 2013 brought The Alternative Board to Ireland to help indigenous businesses succeed. PJ discovered the power of a peer advisory Board over a decade ago and continues to facilitate his founding TAB board in Ireland.