Aine Collins was elected to the Council of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) in November 2016.

Aine qualified as a CPA Accountant in 1996, and is company principal of Blueprint Consultancy since July 2016. Aine has more than 18 years experience and has held a variety of roles prior to her election at CPA Ireland. She has a strong interest  in and track record  of supporting businesses to meet the challenges of developing new markets and expanding their operations.

From 2011 to 2016 Aine, was a Public Representative for the constituency of Cork North West and a Member of the Joint Committee for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation contributing to the formation of government policy in these areas.

In addition she is Chairperson and Director of the Cork Foundation.  Aine was co-founder and Director of Cube Business Consulting from 2008 to 2011, and also held roles with SWS Corporate Services in Bandon, Co. Cork and Collins & Co, Registered Auditor, Accountants & Tax Consultants, Millstreet.