John Ryan B.COMM. FCA
John qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Boylan & Dodd in Dublin and in 1998 joined Ernst & Young in Sydney, Australia as Audit Manager.
In 1999 John joined P. Ryan & Company as partner. John is responsible for advising a large number of the firms audit clients. He advises clients, domestic and international, in all industries. John also advises a number of technology clients.
John has extensive experience in Corporate Finance, Tax Structuring and Reorganisations. He is also a member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners.
John is the International Contact Partner for HLB International.
Derek Ryan, BAAF, FCA
A graduate of Dublin City University with an honours degree in Accounting & Finance, Derek trained as a Chartered Accountant with Coyle & Coyle, Chartered Accountants in Dublin and was admitted to membership in 1994.
Following a role in Corporate Finance in Mazars and in Television Finance in RTE, Derek joined P. Ryan & Company as a partner in 1997.
Derek is the Audit Compliance Partner for HLB Ryan & Co and provides audit and assurance services to a range of the firms clients.
Specific areas of specialism includes the negotiation and settlement of revenue audits and legacy tax cases.
Derek is the firms insolvency partner acting as liquidator in a range of court appointed liquidations together with creditors and members winding -ups.
Geraldine Corcoran AITI (Chartered Tax Adviser) CTA, TEP
Geraldine is an associate of the Irish Taxation Institute having qualified in 1986. Geraldine has considerable expertise in all aspects of taxation, advising clients in a wide range of sectors. She advises both individuals and corporates on such matters as residency and international tax issues, tax issues in the negotiation of severance packages with senior executives and also the area of VAT on property. She also has substantial experience in bringing negotiations with Revenue at a very senior level to a successful conclusion.
Geraldine is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Ireland. She specializes in personal estate and tax planning, trusts, the administration of estates and contentious probate issues.