Managing Partner - Executive Level in Industry & Financial Services
Niall began his career in PwC Dublin, where he trained in Financial Services Audit and qualified as a Chartered Accountant, in 2009. His post qualification Finance experience includes a role as a Credit Analyst with a large Financial Institution and a Financial Reporting role within an Investment Management company. Niall went on to spend seven years in Finance Recruitment with FK International before co-founding Darwin Hawkins in 2018.
Managing Partner - Professional Services and Change & Transformation
Mark began his career at Deloitte in Dublin, where he trained in Financial Services Audit and qualified as a Chartered Accountant, in 2011. Post qualification he spent four years in the Portfolio and Relationship management area of Certus, a large Financial Institution in the Banking sector. Mark then moved to FK International. Three years later Mark co-founded Darwin Hawkins in 2018. Mark's recruitment areas cover Project Management, Strategy, Finance Transformation, and Data Analytics.
James Caan is one of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs. He made a global success of his recruitment companies, Alexander Mann and Humana International. In 2004, he founded private equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw which now has a portfolio of 30+ businesses. He is well known for joining the hit BBC show – Dragons’ Den, and The Business Class on CNBC. A passionate supporter of small businesses, James chaired the government’s Start-Up Loans scheme and now invests in and mentors Recruitment Entrepreneur businesses.
Recruitment Director - Newly Qualified to Mid-Level Accounting roles in Industry
Aonghus began his career at Deloitte in Dublin, where he trained in Financial Services Audit and qualified as a Chartered Accountant, in 2016. Post qualification he spent three years as an Accounting subject matter expert in Metlife. Aonghus transitioned to the Recruitment industry in 2019 joining Darwin Hawkins. Aonghus recruitment areas cover roles including Financial Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Financial Analyst, FP&A, & Internal Audit within Industry.
Recruitment Manager - Corporate Finance, Treasury & Tax
Ronan began his career at Deloitte in Dublin, where he trained in Financial Services Audit and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2011. Post qualification he moved to Deloitte Corporate Finance, working on some of the largest Corporate Restructurings in the country. Ronan then worked in State Street, before starting his own Accountancy & Business Advisory practice. In 2020, Ronan began his career in Recruitment with Darwin Hawkins.
Recruitment Consultant - Regulatory, Risk, Compliance, & Sustainability
Lisa Tully began her career in PKF O'Connor Leddy & Holmes, where she qualified as an ACCA accountant. Post qualification she spent time in Pfizer as a Statutory Financial Accountant. Lisa then worked for seven years in Regulatory, Risk and Compliance Management in Grant Thornton working in Risk Advisory, before moving to Elavon working in Regulatory Services. Lisa moved to the Recruitment industry to join Darwin Hawkins in March 2022.
Recruitment Consultant - Industry, Financial Services, & Professional Services in UK
Colm trained in the Internal Finance and Client Accounting teams for TMF Group, a large multinational Professional Services firm. He worked in both the Dublin and London offices and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2022. Colm then transitioned to the Recruitment industry joining Darwin Hawkins in October 2022. Colm is based in the Darwin Hawkins London office and specialises in the recruitment of qualified Accountants
in Industry, Financial Services, and Professional Services in the UK.
Recruitment Consultant - Tax & Part-Qualified Accountants
Ciarán is a Small Practice experienced accountant having trained in Edward P. Tully & Co working with SME’s and Sole Traders, preparing accounts and tax returns. Ciarán has post Practice experience working in Cornmarket as a Tax Agent. Ciaran transitioned to Finance Recruitment joining Darwin Hawkins in August 2022. Ciarán focuses on recruitment in the Tax sector, working Tax with Tax professionals in Practice and Industry. Ciaran also manages the Darwin Hawkins Part-Qualified desk.
Ciara completed a degree in National College of Ireland, where she studied Business Management. She has experience in project management and managing operations for various companies. She has 4+ years’ experience in the serviced office industry. Ciara is responsible for managing business processes and operations for the growing team at Darwin Hawkins.