A qualified chartered accountant and highly experienced business professional with deep industry expertise gained in senior leadership positions over the past 20 years. Extensive experience working with companies across the technology, retail and property sectors, in such areas as business strategy, financial management and taxation.
Co-founded Gallagher Keane in 2009, an accountancy firm for ambitious SMEs and entrepreneurs with the aim to help clients rethink, automate and scale their companies in the most efficient way.
Outside of Gallagher Keane, a complete sports fanatic and an ardent long suffering Liverpool fan for the last 30 years
Colin is a Chartered Accountant with 20 years experience across a range of industry sectors including TMT, Banking, Hospitality, healthcare, Retail, Property and Construction.
Colin leads the corporate finance activities and is a highly experienced decision maker. Colin’s special areas of expertise include company disposals, M&A, private equity fundraising cash flow and financial management, strategic and business planning, commercial negotiation and loan restructuring.
Colin loves a lot of sports and in his spare time can be found coaching his kids soccer/GAA teams and trying to improve his golf handicap.
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We have our own internal accounts team but Conor and his team are a great support when we are making decisions that will affect the future growth of our business when dealing with banks, potential customers etc. It is of great comfort knowing we can rely on their support
When we purchased our practice in 2016 (which Conor assisted us with) we have outsourced the whole finance function to Gallagher Keane. Using Xero and Hubdoc means we spend minimal time on data collection and frees us up to run our business
Colin has held our hand since the very start. He ensures his team keep us fully tax compliant with revenue and more importantly provide accurate information which we rely on to make strategic decisions. Without doubt we would not have grown as quickly without Colin and his team
As a early growth company we did not have the resources for a full time CFO. Conor and his team help fill this role as we grow offering support on a regular basis as we grow, approach investors and deal with Enterprise Ireland
Gallagher Keane have been our accountant since day one when we were a young start up with one store up to today where we have 4 retail outlets. Their ability to respond to our queries so quickly is very helpful in a business which has a lot daily activity.
We have outsourced our monthly finance function to Gallagher Keane for over 4 years. Our Parent company is a plc and require accurate and timely information 3 days after the month end. Gallagher Keane always meet the deadline with ease.
Gallagher Keane assisted us for 24 months during a period when we were growing quite quickly. Colin in Gallagher Keane acted as our outsourced CFO and provided great insight on strategic decision made by our company during this period. This aided us greatly until we appointed a full time CFO. I would thoroughly recommend Gallagher Keane to assist your company if it is growing quickly.
Xero has been a revelation for our business. It has given us far more control of our financial management. It is extremely easy to use and great for providing real time information. I would recommend Gallagher Keane and Xero to anyone looking to improve their business”
We appointed Gallagher Keane as our Irish accountant as we looked to establish a presence in Ireland for our company. Conor and his team in Gallagher Keane were extremely professional and informative and communicated clearly what we were required to do. If you are a UK company looking to establish an Irish entity I would thoroughly recommend Gallagher Keane