Brian Duffy
Dublin, City Quay
Director – Consulting

Brian Duffy


Brian has over 15 years of financial services project and change management experience accumulated over his banking and advisory career to date. He has held leadership roles across several significant pillar bank strategic programmes over recent years. His expertise includes Banking SME knowledge, governance structures, project delivery and programme management.

Sector experience

Brian is an ACA, QFA and Prince2 certified programme manager with a broad range of sectoral experience. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2002, he moved to Financial Services, spending 12 years with ACCBank, part of the Rabobank Group. He worked as a Lending Manager before transferring to recovery where he became Head of the Re-Structure and Special Asset Management Unit. He led out on key programmes as the bank looked to streamline its portfolio management approach.

Brian joined Grant Thornton in 2016, forming part of a management team tasked with addressing the NPE position of one of Ireland’s key pillar banks. He led out on key large programmes as part of the bank’s management of their mortgage book.

Separately, he has successfully enabled and advised on a key strategic NPL loan sale transaction for a retail bank. He has also successfully led programmes of work involving complaints management and behavioural change

Brian is a delivery-focused programme / project manager. He is a strategic thinker with a background in delivery of high value services covering:

  • Strategy Design and Implementation
  • Process re-design and enhancement
  • Project and programme management
  • Key stakeholder engagement
  • Business analysis and business process re-engineering
  • Regulatory reporting and presentations
  • Compliance and regulatory analysis
  • Quality Assurance
  • Brian is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI)
  • He holds a diploma in Strategic Finance and Data Analytics
  • Prince 2 Practitioner
  • Diplomas in Strategic Finance, Commercial Banking and Business Banking (Institute of Chartered Accountants / Institute of Bankers)
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