Meet the team
Simon Scroope - Head of AIB Corporate Banking
Simon Scroope is Head of AIB corporate banking. Simon joined AIB in 1981 and following 10 years experience in branch banking joined AIB International Corporate Banking in Ireland, where he gained extensive experience in servicing the financial needs of mutinational corporates that choose to invest in Ireland with a specific focus on the American market. Simon was appointed Head of AIB Corporate Banking in April 2010 managing both the international and domestic corporate customer business. He holds an MSc from Trinity College, Dublin and is a former Honorary Secretary/Treasurer of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland.
Aodhan Hobbs - Business Unit Head, AIB Corporate Banking
Aodhan has been working with corporate companies for over 20 years. He has extensive experience delivering for clients across a broad range of industries. During this time he has been involved in successful MBO financing and working with companies evolving through growth and ownership change. Currently Aodhan has responsibility for New Business Origination and Corporate Strategy. Aodhan holds a Business Studies Degree from Dublin City University.
Cathal O'Connor - Business Unit Head, AIB Corporate Banking
Cathal has 20 Years domestic and international Corporate Banking experience having worked in Ireland and overseas.
He is a Member of AIB Corporate Banking Leadership Team and Business Unit Head for the Healthcare, Food & Agri, Motor, Media and Marine industry sectors with responsibility for all AIB corporate lending and banking activity within these industry segments. Cathal is currently also Chairman of the Inter Alpha Group of European Banks.
Nessa O'Riordan - Business Unit Head, AIB Corporate Banking
Nessa is a Director in AIB Corporate Banking Ireland. She started her career in Deloitte's Audit & Advisory Services division, following which she joined AIB Corporate Banking in 2002. Nessa has gained experience across a wide industry spectrum including Financial Services, Telecommunications and Foreign Direct Investment. Currently Nessa has responsibility for key corporate relationships in the Food & Agriculture, Automotive, Media and Education sectors. Nessa has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Accountancy from UCD, and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
Mick Murray - Business Unit Head, AIB Corporate Banking
Mick joined AIB in 1989 and has worked in a number of areas in AIB including the Retail and Capital Markets Divisions where he has gained extensive global banking experience and knowledge. He has worked with large domestic and international corporates across all the major sectors, on a wide variety of structures ranging from relationship to transactional. Mick is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA).
John Delahunty - Business Unit Head, AIB Corporate Banking
Experienced Head Of New Business with a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry. Skilled in Banking, Credit Analysis, Accounting, Commercial Banking, and Tax. Strong finance professional with a Bachelor of Commerce focused in Accounting and Finance from University College Dublin.