150 Hinchey Avenue (centre), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Leaving cert grade coder Polymetrika International Inc, was paid €163,000 by the Department of Education without a tendering process.
Initially awarded a contract worth €71,500, it was paid a further €91,000 at a rate of more than €1,100 a day to help provide coding services for the calculated grades system.
Via The Irish Times;
Polymetrika International Inc is based out of a residential home in Ottawa, according to company records.
The company’s chief executive is Dr Fernando Cartwright, though it is not clear from the firm’s website or other records whether other employees or contractors are based at the address of 150 Hinchey Avenue.
Dr Cartwright has previously been involved in research papers which have involved the Education and Research Centre in Dublin.
He was not available for comment on Thursday when a reporter called to the address.