A Chartered Tax Advisor with over 13 years of experience in Irish and international Indirect tax, Deirdre leads the Irish Indirect Tax practice (excld. FS) of EY Ireland.
Specialised in helping companies manage their Irish and global Indirect Tax obligations, she spent almost seven years in the US working with multinational companies. She was instrumental in helping them set up and manage their indirect tax functions encompassing people, processes and technology and in meeting their planning and compliance requirements globally.
Additionally, she has in-depth experience in advising multinational companies on international value-added tax as well as goods and services tax. Having worked with a wide variety of clients at EY, Deirdre has gained deep technical proficiency in the technology and communications, life sciences, manufacturing, retail and distribution as well as aerospace sectors.
A commerce graduate of University College Cork, she is an Affiliate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
How Deirdre is building a better working world
"By instilling in myself and my team the understanding that every time we help our clients to the best of our ability they are helping someone else and, more often than not, that help has more far reaching repercussions for good than we will ever know."