Barry McCarthy
To further accelerate growth in the Irish economy, we must equip ourselves with a broader range of skills owing to the impact of technological change and digital disruption.

Barry McCarthy

Ernst & Young — Ireland (EY Ireland) Head of Advisory

EY Utilities industry leader. Strategy services provider.

Barry focuses on helping EY Utilities clients with major business transformation, operational efficiency, change management, systems implementations and outsourcing programmes. He drives the growth of EY Performance Improvement business in utilities. 

His key efforts include providing transformation programme management, process improvement and technology outsourcing services to companies in the utilities and energy industry.

Prior to joining EY, Barry worked as a management consultant for over 16 years. Additionally, he worked with many of the major utility companies in Ireland and the UK, recommending business and industry transformation programmes.

Barry received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University College Dublin.

How Barry is building a better working world

Barry is passionate about the challenges facing the utilities business. He works with EY clients to understand and develop results that solve these challenges. To help build a better working world, he also assists with providing consulting and systems integration services to companies in the energy industry.

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