Our Team

Smarter VAT Solutions

We have a clear common purpose - to deliver sustainable value for all our clients using Smarter VAT Solutions.

Management Team

We employ the highest calibre professionals to ensure that knowledge and expertise are the cornerstones of our services. Our in-house experts bring with them a wealth of experience in VAT registrations; recovery; compliance, and VAT consultancy.

Terry CluneCEO
Terry CluneCEO
Eamon CluneOperations Director
Eamon CluneOperations Director
Catherine QuirkeCommercial Director
Catherine QuirkeCommercial Director
Joe HealyDirector, Strategic Partnerships
Joe HealyDirector, Strategic Partnerships
Dave McGettrickHead of Software Development
Dave McGettrickHead of Software Development
Eanna BradyCommercial Sales Manager
Eanna BradyCommercial Sales Manager
 


Terry CluneCEO

Terry Clune

CEO

Terry founded Taxback Group while studying business at Trinity College. His company now employs over 1,000 staff in 32 countries. He is a former winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and the HSBC European Entrepreneur Award. Taxback International’s software integrates into leading ERP systems to identify and recover reclaimable taxes paid by companies while on business overseas.

Terry is also founder of several early stage companies such as Transfermate, which is building a global network of payment institution licences, and Sales-Promotions, whose technology manages international loyalty rebate programs.

In 2012, Terry launched Connect Ireland, a government & IDA backed program which gives everybody the chance to help attract companies & jobs to Ireland. Simply, if you hear about a company that’s expanding to Europe, tell Connect Ireland. Their team will help that company learn the benefits of locating in Ireland, and you could earn a major financial reward. 25 new companies have already established in Ireland through the program. Connect Ireland was recognised at the recent Financial Times Global FDI awards, winning 4 of the 15 categories.

Terry lives in Kilkenny with his wife Kate and their 4 children.

Eamon CluneOperations Director

Eamon Clune

Operations Director

Eamon holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and a B.A. in Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin. With over 14 years of process improvement and operations experience, Eamon leads the Data Analysis; VAT Auditing; VAT Processing and Operations teams within Taxback International.

Combining the latest technologies with our vast VAT expertise and harnessing expense data from client’s expense management system, Eamon and our technical leads have re-engineering our VAT recovery process to make it the most automated and technologically advanced process in the industry.


Catherine QuirkeCommercial Director

Catherine Quirke

Commercial Director

Catherine has several years’ experience in the areas of sales, business development, account management, CRM, marketing, finance, legal and operations management with a number of multinational companies and has worked extensively throughout Europe and the US. This places her in an ideal position to understand and support the ever expanding needs of both our SME and global client base.

Catherine is responsible for the continued growth and development of Taxback International, focusing on the commercial side of the business while ensuring our clients ever expanding needs and expectations are met and indeed exceeded.

Catherine holds a Bachelor of Law from the Dublin Institute of Technology and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Selling from DIT in partnership with Enterprise Ireland.

Joe HealyDirector, Strategic Partnerships

Joe Healy

Director, Strategic Partnerships

Joe Healy is Director, Strategic Partnerships at Taxback International and has over 14 years’ experience in business development, supporting clients ranging from start-ups through to multinationals. Joe has driven business development and Partner integration at Taxback International for 6 years and during his tenure Taxback International has become the dominant global VAT refund provider in the market. Taxback International have 12,000 + corporate clients in 107 countries and many of these are members of the Fortune 500. Joe is responsible for maximising synergies and alignment with strategic partners to ensure delivery of value added VAT recovery services to multinational clients. Joe holds a Bachelor of Business Studies and Marketing degree (BBS) from the Institute of Technology Tralee, in his home County of Kerry, Ireland.

Dave McGettrickHead of Software Development

Dave McGettrick

Head of Software Development

David holds a BSc (Comp) from University of Limerick and has over 18 years’ experience in both in the Management and Development of large and complex Software Projects. David leads the development teams across the group which currently consists of over 60 colleagues including Developers, QA, Business Analysis’ and Project Managers. Prior to his current role, David worked with Ceridian, a US based multi-national developing and implementing HR, Payroll and Time and Attendance system.

During this time, he was a key member of the team in the delivery of a four year HR transformation project for a large UK retailer. David works hand in hand with the development teams ensuring best of breed software for both in house and external systems.

Eanna BradyCommercial Sales Manager

Eanna Brady

Commercial Sales Manager

Éanna Brady is the Commercial Sales Manager within Taxback International. He has over 12 years sales experience understanding our client’s needs and challenges which has fuelled his passion for driving our smarter VAT solutions across a large portfolio of fortune 500 clients.
 
Éanna is a Dynamic International Sales leader who has grown revenues consistently year after year in a diversity of industries spanning across multinational corporations and small to medium businesses.  His exemplary leadership and communications skills coupled with the ability to sustain client relationships has fuelled a career managing a top performing Sales team in Ireland, Bulgaria and Romania, and an ever expanding portfolio of satisfied clients.  

Éanna is driven in delivering great results and helping others achieve their true potential, having constantly over achieved on his personal targets he leads by example and grows the company through increased revenue.

Responsibilities:

  • Coaching the teams to ensure they realise their true potential.
  • Managing the activities of the Sales Teams.
  • Drive sales performance of the team.
  • Develop the 'sales process' and implement systems to maintain 'best in class'.

Éanna is truly passionate about his work and is a current member of the Great Place to Work (GPTW) team in the Taxback Group.He believes that with hard work/dedication anything is achievable.

 

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