Our Consultants

Meet our Team

Wherever you’re based in Ireland, your organisation can make use of Auditel’s expertise. Our consultants come from a wide range of industry and professional backgrounds and are all trained to the highest level in cost management consultancy.

Declan Quinn

For the last 20 years Declan has worked in many senior roles in leading Blue Chip organisations in UK, the Middle East and Ireland. Whilst working in these organisations he designed, implemented and delivered numerous successful business plans; business plans which required forensic analysis to ensure delivery to shareholders and major corporate accounts.

A Business Management graduate (BSc Hons 1st overall) he has worked with some of the world’s leading companies such as Coca-Cola and Kraft Foods managing relationships at all levels up to board level. This has given him an in-depth knowledge of how to identify opportunities and bring a professional perspective to cost management.

Brian Bastible

Brian brings a wealth of experience to Auditel and his clients gained over 25 years in public practice, corporate treasury, senior finance roles as well as 8 years with IDA Ireland.

He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG audit in London. After leaving KPMG, he pursued a six career in Corporate Treasury, achieving the Association of Corporate Treasurers, MCT qualification. During this time he worked with Food Manufacturer Hillsdown Holdings and advertising giant Omnicom Group. Within Omnicom Group, he moved from treasury to operational finance roles first as Finance Director of TBWA UK and then CFO of OMD Europe.

After returning to Ireland, Brian took up a role as Business Development Manager with IDA Ireland, working mainly with the emerging Digital Media sector as part of his Media, Entertainment and Communications portfolio. During this time some of the world’s leading internet businesses moved to Ireland and Ireland became the European HQ of choice for online businesses.

Since 2012, he has worked in number of Finance Director roles with International companies moving to Ireland in the manufacturing and medical technology sectors.

Robert Thompson

Robert has a background in the financial services industry, working in banking for over 30 years before joining Auditel.

With a track record of dealing with business customers, he is well placed to take on the Auditel franchise and work with businesses in any sector of the economy.

Robert’s background helps him to identify opportunities to cut costs, manage and implement agreed solutions.

Liam Gahan

Liam worked with a large array of clients in MK Brazil, Waterford from start-up entrepreneurs to large multinational enterprises across a wide spectrum of industries from Manufacturing and Retail to Charities. Following qualification Liam travelled to Christchurch, New Zealand where he joined Miller Gale & Winter Chartered Accountants for one year where he was Head of Audit and once again managed a diverse range of companies.

After committing two months to building a primary school in Moshi, Tanzania at the foot of Kilimanjaro he commenced work with Digicel in Haiti in June 2010, five months after the devastating earthquake had left its mark on the country. In Haiti Liam’s career gained serious momentum as he was rapidly promoted through the ranks from Business Development Financial Analyst to Financial Planning and Analysis Manager and finally to Financial Controller where he played a leading role in the consolidation of a major acquisition into Digicel.

In July 2013 he moved to Digicel Jamaica to become Group CFO for Business Solutions (ICT) for the Caribbean and Central America managing 26 markets as well as CFO for Netxar, an Enterprise Solutions provider in Puerto Rico. This experience provided Liam with a more holistic understanding of the B2B market and of the importance of nurturing supplier relationships.

Liam qualified as a Chartered Accountant with MK Brazil Waterford and is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies from University Limerick as well as Professional Diploma in Financial Advice (QFA) from University College Dublin.

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