Deloitte Ireland hires financial services partner
Deloitte & Touche has announced that Brian Forrester has joined the firm as a partner within its financial services group in Ireland. Forrester will primarily provide audit and assurance support to clients in the investment management sector, an area in which he has experience in London, the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands and Dublin.
Forrester brings 15 years of assurance experience to the role, including the past 12 in financial services. He joins from Kinetic Partners, a specialist investment management professional services firm, where he was a partner in its audit and assurance team.
He previously worked in the investment management group of another Big 4 audit firm. He has a experience in risk management and has worked with various fund managers reviewing their internal control processes and their approach to administrator selection and monitoring.
Forrester also has extensive experience with transaction support services, especially financial due diligence assignments.
'Within the financial services group in Deloitte, we are consistently working with clients on a global basis,' says Mary Fulton, the firm's partner in charge of financial services in Ireland. 'Having worked in three important investment management jurisdictions, he is a welcome addition to the team and will be of great benefit to clients operating both onshore and offshore.'
Managing partner Pat Cullen adds: 'The financial services industry is a key area of growth for Deloitte in Ireland, and we are committed to expanding the expertise within the group. We are delighted that Brian has joined us as partner.'
Deloitte has practices in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory, both within Ireland and across the worldwide Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu network. Deloitte Ireland has a total of more than 1,000 people in Dublin, Cork and Limerick.
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