Brendan P. Foster Partner - Head of Operational Advisory Dublin, City Quay +353 1 6805 945


Brendan joined Grant Thornton in 1995 having previously been a director of corporate finance and consulting in another Dublin practice.

Sector experience

Brendan has overall responsibility for the firm’s business consulting, financial services business consulting and energy and cleantech advisory divisions which provide a wide range of consulting services to public and private sector clients. Services include strategic planning, business processing, re-engineering and performance management.

Brendan has in-depth knowledge of financial analysis, infrastructure and budgetary control. A strong advocate of business planning and strategic positioning, he assists clients in identifying key business drivers and formulating an actionable plan to deliver objectives.

With considerable experience working with public sector clients, he has successfully tendered and completed a number of specialist assignments for government departments, local authority, state agencies and related bodies.

Brendan has a strong focus on the renewable energy sector in Ireland and works with many international Cleantech clients through the Grant Thornton International network.

He was elected as a member of the Council of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce in 2011 and was President in 2017/18. Brendan became a member of the Audit Committee of Dublin City Council in 2012 and was elected Chairperson in 2015.

  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in Ireland (ACCA)
  • Certified Management Consultant (CMC)
  • Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma