Andrew Lynch

Chief Executive Officer

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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.

Barry Doyle

Chief Operating Officer

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Barry Doyle joined Mason Alexander in May 2018 in a new role as Chief Operating Officer.  Barry is a central member of the leadership team and directly responsible for the effective and efficient day to day leadership and management of the operational and support activities of Mason Alexander.

He brings with him a wealth of experience from his previous position as Chief Financial Officer in xSellco where he was a core part of the leadership team since December 2015. In 2017, xSellco was ranked by Deloitte as the 35th fastest growing technology company in Europe. Barry previously served as CFO at the social media news agency, Storyful. Here, he led the $25m acquisition by the media conglomerate, News Corp and remained on the Storyful global leadership team during the company’s rapid, global expansion. Prior to Storyful, Barry was based in Sydney, Australia, where he led the day-to-day finance and admin operations for Fox International Channels Australia and New Zealand, the cable division of 21st Century Fox.

Barry is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland having trained with Ernst & Young in Dublin. In 2015, he was elected to the governing Council of Chartered Accountants Ireland for a four-year term. As part of this, he is the current chair of the Institute’s Strategic Communications Committee as well as serving on its Member’s Board and Brexit Advisory Group.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Megan Shannon

Megan Shannon

Manager

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.

Anna Kelly

Senior Consultant

HR

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Anna joined the Mason Alexander team in June 2018, she manages the Human Resources desk specializing in placing professionals across all levels within the HR industry.

Anna has over 3 years’ experience within the recruitment industry, she began her career in Vancouver in 2015 and has specialized in Human Resources, Accounting, Finance & Professional Services. After gaining a wealth of knowledge while working in Vancouver, Anna returned to Ireland to utilize her skills within the Irish market. She describes herself a real ‘people person’ and gets enormous satisfaction from helping others and building relationships.

James Cluskey

James Cluskey

Head of Sport

Mason Alexander 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.

Eva Valentine

Resourcer

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Eva joined Mason Alexander in 2018 as the lead researcher for the management team.

Eva graduated from IADT with a BSc in Applied Psychology, and shortly after was employed by the college as a researcher. She then moved to Australia where she lived and worked for a year.

Prior to working in Mason Alexander, Eva worked in another Dublin-based recruitment company, where she gained knowledge of recruitment processes across a variety of industries.

Nick McCarthy

Consultant

Accountancy Practice

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Nick has joined our Team here at Mason Alexander since early 2018. 

Nick graduated from Trinity College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Bio Medical Engineering in 2016.  He spent years on the rugby field, captaining Trinity to success in the Colours and promotion to Division 1 of the All Ireland Rugby League, earning him a Pink in recognition of his services to the College. 

Prior to joining Mason Alexander, Nick worked in Communications & Technology, fulfilling a Sales & Consultancy Role which gave him the opportunity to work with a wide variety of businesses, from small to international enterprise, developing a strong business network. 

 Nick joins our newly qualified Accountancy Practice Desk, bringing his wide network of contacts and an enthusiastic drive to expand our already growing enterprise. 

Paddy Carberry

Senior Consultant

Sales & Marketing & MA Sports

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Paddy joined Mason Alexander in August 2018 to take up the position of Senior Consultant for Sales, Marketing & Sports. Prior to joining Mason Alexander, Paddy spent four years working as a Sponsorship and Marketing Specialist in Vodafone Ireland, bringing to life partnerships with Irish Rugby, multiple music and comedy sponsorships and beyond, building a broad network in the marketing world. Following completion of a degree in Journalism and Irish DCU, Paddy continued his studies in DCU with a MSc in Business management. Maintaining a desire to learn, Paddy completed the European Sponsorship Association Diploma in 2017 and also represented Ireland last year at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

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Finlay Barry

Senior 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.

Shauna Lee

Consultant

Financial Services

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Shauna has over 1 years recruitment experience and specialises in the recruitment of Accounting and Finance professionals within Financial Services at Mason Alexander.

Upon graduating from NUIG with a Commerce and Accounting degree, Shauna spent a year in New York where she specialised in Financial Services recruitment focusing on recruiting temporary Finance and Accounting professionals.

Shauna has developed strong relationships with both candidates and clients which has allowed her develop an in depth knowledge of her industry.

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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.

Stephen O’Carroll

Consultant

Accounting and Finance

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With over 2 years recruitment experience in Accountancy & Finance, Stephen has joined our Industry and Commerce team for qualified accountants.

Prior to joining Mason Alexander, Stephen trained with a Top 6 Accounting firm before moving into recruitment for accountancy professionals. Given his practice background he was able to hit the ground running joining an Irish owned Australian firm based in Dublin. 

Stephen strives to introduce both client and candidate to a better day, he believes in being more than an introductory service and in connecting quality.

Jane Gilsenan

Consultant

Office Support and HR

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Jane joined Mason Alexander in September 2017 and specialises in Office Support recruitment. 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.”

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.

Jenny Kinmonth

Business Manager

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

Katie Markham

Marketing and Communications Executive

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Katie joined Mason Alexander in October 2017 as Marketing and Communication Executive.

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.