The Trinity Business Alumni/Bank of Ireland Business Student of the year is a competition open to 4th year business students, coordinated by the Trinity Business Alumni (TBA) in association with the Trinity College School of Business and Bank of Ireland. Finalists are short-listed from nominations received by staff and students of the College. The award is presented annually to the student who not only excels academically but has acquitted themselves well in business, voluntary work and/or the college community. The Business Student of the Year 2018 is Arthaud Mesnard.
2018 Trinity Business Student of the Year: Arthaud Mesnard
Arthaud Mesnard is a Scholar and serial entrepreneur. During his time on campus he was involved with three start-ups, and in his final year led the Enactus TCD project KeepAppy, an app that empowers people to improve their mental wellbeing. He is a competitive tennis player and up to the age of fourteen expected to become a professional sportsman. During his Erasmus year in Paris Arthaud led a student consulting project to help professionalise a centre that housed and fed 300 Tibetan refugees. He continues his support for charitable organisations through his involvement with Edco, an NGO that builds schools in India. This summer Arthaud will go to SpaceX Headquarters in California with Éirloop, the first Irish Hyperloop team, to present a design of a high speed train in front of Elon Musk.
Previous Winners of the Trinity Business Student of the Year
|2011||Daniel Philbin Bowman|
|2006||Graham Villiers Tuthill|