Robert Berney holds a PhD in SME Development and has been involved in owning and managing his own business P.C. Holdings Ltd for 30 years. He has lectured in Universities in France, Finland and Ireland and was a partner in a consultancy practice specialising in SME policy. He was a member of a number of Government advisory committees and is the Irish representative on the EU Enterprise Policy Group in Brussels.
A member of ISME since its founding, Robert was Chairman in 2004/5.