Stephen Carroll - Experienced finance professional

Business Interests

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

Accounting and Finance

Education

Masters/PostGrad

Experienced Chartered Accountant in senior finance positions in various London quoted plcs with multi-million market valuations.

Stephen Carroll's Professional Experience

2008 - Present

Business Interests

Projects & investments ranging from natural resources to technology and education.

Key Skills
Investments
1999 - 2008

Providence Resources plc - Finance Director

During my tenure Providence's market cap grew from €10 million to €250 million.

Providence's shares are quoted on the AIM in London and the ESM in Dublin.

Providence has a diversified oil and gas portfolio of appraisal and exploration assets located offshore Ireland and the UK. Providence works with joint venture partners including TOTAL, ENI, Repsol, Cairn & APEC.

Significant shareholders include institutional funds such as M&G, Pageant, Kite Lake, Goldman Sachs, Marlborough & Blackrock.

Providence was founded in 1997, with roots going back to 1981 when its predecessor company, Atlantic Resources plc was formed by a group of investors led by Sir Anthony O'Reilly.

Key Skills
Capital raisings
1990 - 1999

Tuskar Resources plc - CFO

Natural resources - Led total finance function through 3 lifecycles: Colombia, FSU and West Africa

Key Skills
finance
1988 - 1990

Silvermines Group plc - ACA

Electronics, engineering, property and resources group

Key Skills
electronics engineering
1982 - 1988

PwC Price Waterhouse - Audit

Learnt my original trade, pre- & post-qualification, through exposure to plcs, multinationals, & SMEs

Stephen Carroll's Education and Qualifications

2009

Diploma - Diploma IFRS

Institute of Chartered Accountants

1987

Masters/PostGrad - Finance & Management

Institute of Chartered Accountants

1982

Bachelor/Degree - Business Degree

B Comm UCD

Stephen Carroll's Additional Information

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Interests

Tennis.
Snow skiing.
William Butler Yeats.

Memberships

Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club
Multiple Sclerosis Society