Development Director at Financial Services Innovation Centre, Cork University Business School (CUBS), University College Cork (UCC). Ex member of Consumer Advisory Group of the Central Bank of Ireland Research and innovation development expert located in the FSIC (Financial Services Innovation Centre) in University College Cork. The FSIC research centre is part of the Department of Business Information Systems within Cork University Business School. JB is focused on stimulating industry/academic research engagements as well as research funded by the EU Horizon2020 programme and other national and international funding agencies. Developing relationships and engaging in innovative research and/or development projects with companies anywhere in the Financial Services value chain has been the hallmark of the FSIC since its inception.