Financial and Professional Services Committee

The objective of the Financial and Professional Services Committee is to advance, support and promote the Financial and Professional Services industry, for the benefit of the sector in both Ireland and Britain, in furtherance of our goals as follows;

1. To maintain Ireland and Britain’s place as one of the most hospitable regions in the world for the Financial and Professional Services sector.
2. In the light of the ‘leave’ vote following on from the UK Referendum on EU Membership, to identify the key policy issues that are impacting and will continue to impact on the sector.
3. To engage with the Chambers key stakeholders across the two islands from relevant agencies and government departments, regulators, consumers and industry at large, to advance the views of our committee members in influencing policy, improving markets and supply chains and assisting our members grow their business base.
4. To improve the Chamber’s capacity to engage with the wider Financial and Professional Services sector.
5. To advise the Chamber on the formulation of policy at an Irish, British and EU level.

The Chair of this Committee is Brian Daly, KPMG.

Committee Members:

  1. Niamh Ryan, A&L Goodbody
  2. Aiden Small, Arthur Cox
  3. Barry McLoughlin, Bank of Ireland
  4. Derek Keogh, BNP Paribas
  5. Paul McEnroe, Bolt Capital
  6. Mark Kavanagh, Byrne Wallace
  7. Trevor Watkins, Computershare
  8. Stephen Mullin, CPL
  9. Jackie Gilmore, Deloitte
  10. Sean Smith, Deloitte
  11. Valerie Daunt,  Deloitte
  12. Cillian Bredin, Dillon Eustace
  13. Lorcan Tiernan, Dillon Eustace
  14. Piaras Power, Eversheds
  15. Joe Redmond, FEXCO
  16. Claire Cumiskey, Fragomen
  17. Jim Mulqueen, Grant Thornton
  18. Jenny Santiago Young, Invest Northern Ireland
  19. Michael Walshe, Kennedy Law
  20. Brian Daly, KPMG
  21. Richard Curran, LK Shields
  22. Richard Marshall, Lupton Fawcett
  23. Adam Donoghue, Maples and Calder
  24. Michael Jackson, Matheson
  25. Iain Ferguson, McCann Fitzgerald
  26. Micheál Grace, MHC
  27. Conor Mullany, Mullany Walsh Maxwell’s Solicitors
  28. Rossa White, NTMA
  29. Brian Purcell, Purcell McQuillan Tax
  30. John Glennon, RSM Ireland
  31. Paul Wyse, Smith & Williamson
  32. Kevin Farnan, Ulster Bank
  33. Michael Maguire, Volkswagen Bank Ireland


If you would like to find out more about the Financial and Professional Services Committee or if you would like to get involved in the committee’s activities, please contact

To read the event report of the Seminar ‘Financial Services: Pre and Post Brexit Formulating a Unified Response’, please click here.