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The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (“IPAV”) reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions at any time. Since you are bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should periodically refer to them in this document and elsewhere on the site.


Pat Davitt FIPAV REV MMCEPI Commissioner for Oaths

Pat Davitt founded Davitt & Davitt Auctioneers now known as Davitt Davitt & Partners trading as Sherry FitzGerald Davitt and Davitt Auctioneers in Castlepollard, Co Westmeath in 1980.

Pat became a Member of IPAV in 1980, was elected to Council 1983 and became a Fellow in 1987. He served as President from 1987 to 1989 and from 2002 to 2003. Now in his current position as IPAV's CEO, Pat oversees the Educational and Industry requirements of IPAV’s 1,300 members and manages the Institute’s daily affairs.


Disciplinary Committee 

Membership Applications Committee 

Education Committee 

Agri Committee 

Valuation Committee

Members Assits Committee 

IPAV Young Professionals Network

Company Structure

IPAV’s Council is deemed for all purposes to be the governing body of the Institute.  Council members are elected at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting.

Council is represented by 20 serving Members throughout Ireland and is supported by an Executive Council, consisting of IPAV's President, Snr. Vice President, Jnr. Vice President and CEO of the Institute.

Expert Committees are appointed to advise, monitor and recommend to Council policies and procedures considered material to the Institute and the profession.