Dublin-based energy-efficiency company Co-Founder Eimear Cahalin has been named as CFO of the Year and was also included in the Business and Finance list of TOP 100 CFOs in the country. Eimear Cahalin is an experienced and versatile CFO, with a passion for helping climate change. She is Co-Founder of the 2020 SFA Sustainability winner Vivid Edge, whose mission is to help solve climate change and decarbonise the planet. The company applies the “as-a-service” concept to a broad range of energy efficiency retrofit products and decarbonisation projects, helping large organisations accelerate energy efficiency and sustainability goals. Eimear has led the expansion of Vivid Edge into the Middle East, which resulted in commercial successes and delivered a turnkey solution to achieve ambitious decarbonisation targets for the client. Judges stated: “She plays a key role in the overall business when it comes to client relationships, business development, her financial role and her strong sustainability credentials which she brings to the table.” In winning the CFO of the Year at the Women in Finance Awards, Eimear was one of three category winners to have received a vote from all judges of her category. They said: “Her leadership within her business has delivered real value to the company, with tangible results in the very important Climate Change solutions sector.” In December, she was also included in the Business and Finance list of top 100 CFOs in the country.