Gearoid joined Grant Thornton in 1995 as a partner, having previously worked at partner level with a Big Four firm. He qualified in 1982, achieving first place in Ireland in his final examinations.

Sector experience

As the Corporate Finance partner with Grant Thornton in Limerick, Gearoid heads up the Corporate Recovery department and is responsible for providing advice on restructuring and insolvency, workouts, company valuations, litigation support, forensic accounting, expert witness and buying and selling businesses.

Gearoid has extensive knowledge of the credit union sector having acted as auditor and advisor to several of Ireland’s largest credit unions.

He has also worked as part of the team engaged to complete the strategic review of the credit union sector for the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland.

Gearoid’s sectoral expertise is in construction, property, hotels and credit unions with a particular emphasis on restructuring for these sectors.

  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in Ireland (FCCA)
  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B) from the University of Limerick (UL)
  • Degree from Kings Inn