Andrew Lynch

Managing Director

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Andrew founded Mason Alexander in 2013, and since then has delivered a number of highly successful mandates for clients within corporate finance, private equity, venture capital and Irish plc’s amongst others.

Andrew has a broad and diverse professional network, which allows his client’s to unlock the best possible results, ensuring their continued success.

Andrew also sits on the board of his alma mater’s past pupil Union, Clongowes Wood College, and is the youngest President in its history.

Pierce Casey

Pierce Casey

Chairman

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Pierce is an entrepreneur and private equity specialist and is a past director of DCC, Apax Partners & Co. and Alchemy Venture Partners Ltd. He has been founder chairman of several successful businesses, a number of which subsequently floated in London and Frankfurt, including Fayrewood plc, ComputerLinks AG and Imprint plc.

Pierce is a Chartered Accountant, and has a successful record of co-founding, chairing and disposing of recruitment companies, including Walker Hamill Limited and Imprint plc. He is also former Chairman of the listed UK headhunter Norman Broadbent plc.

Rob Kearney

Rob Kearney

Non-Executive Director

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Rob is a founding member of Mason Alexander and is currently a non-executive director. His role focuses on high level client relationships in Ireland and internationally, which is underpinned by his extensive business network.

Rob currently holds two other non-executive directorships as well as the position of Chairman of IRUPA, which looks after the welfare of over 95% of professional rugby players in Ireland.

Eoin Connolly

Associate Director

Banking, Investments & Funds

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Eoin joined Mason Alexander in 2014, where he heads up the banking, investment and funds division.

With the growing influx of activity in these sectors in Ireland in recent years, Eoin is well positioned across the market, and has recently placed candidates in real estate funds, Irish pillar banks, international investment banks and stockbroking firms.

After completing his BA from UCD, Eoin spent two years living and working in New York. On his return to Dublin, Eoin spent three years working in a Dublin-based recruitment firm.

James Lynch

James Lynch

Associate Director

Public Practice

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James leads the public practice and tax desk in Mason Alexander, working closely with large and medium sized accounting firms. James has placed candidates from director to part-qualified level into challenging roles across audit, tax, restructuring and advisory.

Given his specialist focus and deep knowledge of the Irish market, James is well placed to source the best talent for his clients over and over again – which underpins his excellent repeat client rates. Prior to joining Mason Alexander, James completed a BA in Psychology.

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Susan Dwyer

Manager

Accounting & Finance

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Susan has over 2 years recruitment experience and is responsible for senior appointments within Accounting & Finance for Industry based roles at Mason Alexander. She graduated from UCD with a Bachelor of Arts degree, following on to do a Masters in Business Management from Smurfit Business School.

Prior to joining Mason Alexander, Susan worked with a large recruitment firm in Ireland where she developed strong relationships with a range of Plc and multinational companies.

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Finlay Barry

Consultant

Funds

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Finlay leads the Funds and Insurance desk at Mason Alexander. After graduating with an Economics Degree from UCD and a Masters from Smurfit Business School, he worked for State Street as a Fund Accountant where he specialised in Exchange Traded Funds. Finlay has built an exceptionally strong network of candidates, and his own career background enables him to understand and deliver on the needs of his clients.

Bobby Gamble

Researcher

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In June 2017, Bobby graduated from Loughborough University in the UK with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations before relocating from Nottingham to join Mason Alexander as a researcher.

Bobby is a cricketer who captained Loughborough MCCU in ‘First Class’ cricket and now represents the Leinster province. On a winter playing for Fremantle in Western Australia he also gained valuable experience delivering on client’s needs in the hospitality sector with a prestigious hotel chain.

His role is to identify and screen prospective candidates, and also to support consultants throughout the recruitment process.

Megan Shannon

Megan Shannon

Consultant

Legal

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After graduating from UCD with a Business and Law degree she completed the FE-1s and gained invaluable work experience in numerous reputable law firms in Dublin. Megan leads the legal desk, specialising in the recruitment of both practice and in-house legal positions across a wide variety of companies and sectors.

With a wealth of legal experience and knowledge behind her, Megan understands the career path of her candidates in conjunction with the needs of her clients.

Jenny Kinmonth

Office Manager

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Jenny joined Mason Alexander in January 2017 in a new role as Office Manager.

Jenny graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a BA in Geography and Sociology before spending two years living and working in Australia.

Prior to joining Mason Alexander, Jenny was managing the offices of two large fitness facilities gaining a wide range of experience in a varied role. Jenny looks after our marketing and social media as well as the running of our busy office here at Mason Alexander.

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Lucy Fitzgerald

Executive Researcher

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Lucy joined Mason Alexander in 2016 as an Executive Researcher. She graduated from UL in 2012 with a Degree in Law with French. Since graduating Lucy spent three years in Australia where she gained valuable experience working as a paralegal for a busy commercial law firm and more recently as a resourcer for a reputable Executive Search firm in Sydney. Lucy has developed strong research skills over the years and has a good understanding of executive search and specialist recruitment needs.

Jane Gilsenan

Researcher

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Jane joined Mason Alexander in September 2017 as a Researcher. Having graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Performance Science from UCD in 2015, Jane went on to complete a Masters in Applied Psychology specialising in Coaching Psychology in UCC. This has given her a keen understanding of the individual needs and motivations of candidates during career transition, as well as appreciating the vision of the clients. Jane’s role is to research suitable candidates, and to assist consultants in the recruitment process.

Hugo joined Mason Alexander in September 2017. Working as an intern, Hugo is learning the ropes from a driven and experienced set of employees here at Mason Alexander. He is a 1st year student at DIT studying Business & Management. With a strong role in Social Media, Hugo provides his youthful insight into how social media can aid and boost businesses traction.

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Maria Keogh

Consultant

Banking

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Maria specialises in the Banking sector at Mason Alexander, working with Irish Pillar Banks, International Banks and Investment Houses. She has a strong network and interest in this market and covers a wide variety of roles from analyst to relationship managers to risk specialists. She recently graduated with a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree from DIT; Maria also obtained a Diploma in Business and Management.

Prior to joining Mason Alexander, Maria gained experience in the areas of sales and marketing across a number of different industries.

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Katie McEvoy

Consultant

Compliance

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Katie joined Mason Alexander to head up the Compliance desk. She is responsible for recruiting candidates of all levels and experience for clients ranging from Financial Services to Industry. Katie graduated from DIT with a Bachelor in Marketing.

Prior to joining Mason Alexander, Katie spent four years working in commercial and corporate banking. Katie has gained real, in-depth knowledge of the financial services industry in this time working for one of the Irish pillar banks, and also for one of the world’s largest banks. It is this experience which allows her to truly understand the requirements of the candidates and clients with whom she has forged relationships.

Andrea O’Caoimh

Andrea O’Caoimh

Consultant

Newly Qualified Accountants

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Upon graduating from UCD with a Law degree, Andrea completed a Masters in International Business Law in Kings College London and went on to qualify as a solicitor with one of Ireland’s top tier law firms.

Andrea now leads the newly qualified Accounting & Finance desk here at Mason Alexander, specialising in the sourcing of newly qualified accountants looking to make the move from public practice into industry across a wide variety of sectors.

Having spent many years working in a professional services environment, Andrea has gained much exposure to the market and has developed an in-depth understanding of her client’s needs, as well as her candidate’s motivations.

James Cluskey

James Cluskey

Consultant

Sports

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James leads the sports desk in Mason Alexander, specialising in the recruitment for governing bodies, sport related companies and advising athletes on career transition. James is a former professional tennis player with 15 professional doubles titles. He also played Davis Cup for Ireland from 2006-2015. He has an extensive network and has coached some of the world’s leading business figures including Sir Richard Branson.

Nikki McNally

Associate Director

Financial Services

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Nikki works on the Accounting and Finance desk specialising in the recruitment of professionals within Financial Services.

Prior to joining Mason Alexander, Nikki worked specifically within Accounting & Finance placing temporary and permanent candidates in Financial Services firms across London and New York for the past 6 years.

She prides herself on being an industry expert with a deep knowledge of talent within this space. Her track record includes building out teams across global and mid-sized Investment banks, Commercial Banks, Broker- Dealers, and Growing Fin-Tech firms.

Diarmuid Clancy

Senior Consultant

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Diarmuid joined Mason Alexander with three years Search Experience locally and internationally working with Blue Chip clients in areas such as Private Equity, Aircraft Leasing, Infrastructure and Financial Services.

Working with qualified candidates, Diarmuid has successfully completed mandates from Analyst to Director level, has an extensive international network and well positioned to assist you with making your next career move.

Diarmuids holds a Degree in Business & Management and background lies in sales and the funds industry.

Elizabeth Coleman

HR Manager

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Elizabeth joined Mason Alexander in January 2017 as our in-house HR Manager. Prior to joining the team, Elizabeth worked in the Telecommunications sector and the Oil and Gas industry in both Dublin and London. She holds a degree in Business Studies and a Diploma in HR Management.

Katie Markham

Admin & Marketing Assistant

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Katie joined Mason Alexander in October 2017 as Admin and Marketing Assistant.

Having graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology with a BA in Creative and Cultural Industries, she went on to complete a course in Digital Marketing in National College of Ireland and an Associate Certificate course in Graphic Design in Dublin Institute of Design.

Prior to Mason Alexander Katie worked as Senior Administrator in a large architectural firm. Katie has a keen interest in Digital Marketing and Graphic Design, and is pursuing a diploma in Web Design and development.