Arthur Cox appoints Ciaran Flynn as Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance Consulting
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ciaran Flynn as Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance Consulting.
Flynn joins the firm’s growing Company Compliance and Governance Group, a multi-disciplinary team specialising in corporate governance, company law, company secretarial services, and legal and compliance risk management.
Ciaran brings over 20 years’ experience in professional and consulting services to the role and he joins from KPMG, where he served as a Director in its Risk and Regulatory Consulting Team. A Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst by training, he holds a B.A. in Accounting and Finance and an M.Sc. in Financial and Industrial Mathematics, both from DCU. Ciaran’s role will include building a team to support the firm’s clients in areas such as board effectiveness, regulatory implementation, risk reporting and risk transformation.
Commenting, Geoff Moore, Managing Partner, said: “We are delighted to welcome Ciaran to Arthur Cox. At our core we are and will remain a legal services firm, but we believe that adding additional consulting services will significantly increase the value that we can bring to our clients. We expect to see further specialist professional hires as we continue to extend and grow our range of services to clients centred around our core legal offering.”
Dr Thomas B. Courtney, Partner and Head of the Company Compliance and Governance Group, also commented on Ciaran’s appointment: “Ciaran brings a unique blend of skills and experience that align perfectly with our commitment to delivering best-in-class governance and compliance services. We are looking forward to the positive impact he will undoubtedly make for our clients.”
Ciaran also added: “I am very pleased to join Arthur Cox and help further grow the reputation of the Company Compliance and Governance Group, using my experience to enhance the firm’s capabilities in governance, risk and compliance consulting services.”
Pictured (L-R) Geoff Moore, Managing Partner, Dr Thomas Courtney, Partner and Head of the Company Compliance and Governance Group, Orla O’Connor, Partner and Chair and Ciaran Flynn, Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance Consulting.