Deputy President

Brian is a Partner in BDO Ireland, specialising in two areas, corporate restructuring and healthcare consulting. Brian first joined BDO in 1995 and became a Partner in the firm in 2002. In 2003, Brian was one of the founding partners of a new office of Crowe Horwath and, in 2012, this office of Crowe Horwath merged again with BDO.

Brian graduated with ACCA in 1993, becoming a member in 1998 and a Fellow in 2003. He became actively involved in the local centre of ACCA in 1997 and has since been involved in local centre, Munster district network and Irish Region ACCA activities. Brian was a member of the International Assembly for three years and he was elected to Council in 2006. Brian has been active on a number of standing committees down through the years, and has in particular focussed on the areas of Governance, where he was chair of Governance Committee, Chair of the Governance Design Task Force and then Chair of the newly formed Governance Design Committee.

Brian is a non-executive director of Ireland’s ‘bad bank’, the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) and is non-executive Chairman of Ireland’s health and social care regulator, the Health Information & Quality Authority (HIQA).