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Tom Lyons and Ian Kehoe are two of Ireland’s most respected journalists, working across television, radio and print. They set up The Currency because they are passionate about the power and importance of quality journalism.
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As Legal Editor, Francesca Comyn spearheads The Currency’s legal coverage, reporting on litigation, legislation and the business of law. An award-winning journalist, Francesca’s is the former legal correspondent for The Sunday Business Post and courts correspondent with Newstalk.
Chief Economics Writer
Stephen Kinsella is the chief economic writer for The Currency, spearheading its coverage of both the domestic and international economics. An economics professor at the University of Limerick, he has twice been named Economic Commentator of the Year. Stephen has written or edited five books.
Journalist, author and broadcaster Sam Smyth has uncovered some of the biggest Irish business scandals over the course of his career. He has been named Journalist of the Year on multiple occasions. He will report for The Currency on the personalities and issues that have defined Irish business.
Senior Correspondent Thomas Hubert writes on business, agriculture, food and the environment. He is a former correspondent with the BBC World Service, France 24 and Reuters. Thomas is also a former digital editor and news correspondent with the Irish Farmers Journal.
Rena Maycock writes a column for The Currency from the coalface of Irish business, drawn from her experiences as both a corporate executive and entrepreneur. A former chief executive of iRadio Ireland, she has established several businesses including Intro matchmaker and Cilter Mobile.
Economist Constantin Gurdgiev writes on investment markets, as well as macroeconomic and geopolitical risk. He is Associate Professor of Finance at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Finance at Trinity College, Dublin.
A specialist in equity research, Sean Keyes writes for the Currency on the Irish and international stock markets, bringing his rigorous analytical skills to in-depth profiles of major companies and sectors. Sean is a former managing editor of MoneyWeek in London.
Ian Kehoe is the Editor of the Currency, driving investigations, writing commentary and producing stories, podcasts and interviews. A former editor of The Sunday Business Post, he is now a board member of the state broadcaster RTE. He has been named Business Journalist of the year twice.
Anne Harris has been one of the country’s leading journalists and editors for more than three decades. She writes for The Currency on leadership, management and life lessons. Anne is a former editor of the Sunday Independent and Image magazine.
Host, Potential Squared
Entrepreneur Pete Smyth presents Potential Squared, a podcast that uncovers world class, actionable insights from leaders in business, sports, politics and the arts. Pete is an experienced investor, company mentor and is the founder of Broadlake.
Tom Lyons is the Chief Executive of The Currency. Named Business Journalist of the Year on three occasions, he won plaudits and respect for his unflinching coverage of Ireland’s boom, bust and recovery. He is an experienced broadcaster and the co-author of two books.
Global equity expert John Looby writes on the financial markets. Utilising three decades of trading experience, he provides the inside take on equities, the fixed income markets and the dynamic between money and politics. He is a senior portfolio manager with KBI Global Investors.
Writer, editor & brand consultant
Writer, editor & brand consultant Rosaleen McMeel is a former editor of IMAGE Magazine. With over 20 years’ experience in print, digital and TV, serving an eclectic mix of organisations, she writes on fashion, consumer trends and lifestyle issues.
A barrister, a chartered accountant and a chartered tax advisor, Eoin O’Shea writes on domestic and international taxation for The Currency. O’Shea is a former CEO of the Institute of Directors in Ireland and was also member of the European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg.
Aidan Connolly has worked in over 100 countries and speaks five languages. A former CIO with Alltech, he is now CEO of the Dublin agtech company Cainthus, president of AgriTech Capital and a member of the Forbes Technology Council. He contributes to The Currency on agtech, food and retail.
Peter Kinsella is the Global Head of FX Strategy at Union Bancaire Privee, one of Switzerland’s largest private wealth managers. He has an in-depth knowledge of financial markets with a specialisation in FX derivatives, and brings this experience to his columns on the financial markets.
Associate Editor, sports journalist & broadcaster
Dion Fanning presented the Ireland Unfiltered podcast for Joe and previously wrote about soccer for The Sunday Independent. He wrote a book called Recovering in conjunction with Richie Sadlier a former professional and international footballer.