sean golden
Regional development is the cornerstone to the sustainable development of Ireland’s economy and it must be a top priority for all decision makers

Sean Golden

Ernst & Young — Ireland (EY Ireland) EY-DKM Economic Advisory Services Economist

Passionate about using economic tools to solve social, business and financial challenges. Particular interest in the economic implications of Brexit.

Seán is an Economist within the EY-DKM Economic Advisory team, which sits within Strategy and Transactions under Valuation, Modelling and Economics.

His responsibilities at the firm include providing economic expertise to both private and public institutions. Skilled at offering regional development analysis, economic impact analysis and sector-specific economic analysis. Seán has knowledge on housing, education, co-living, purpose built student accommodation, policy, expenditure analysis and cost-benefit analysis.

Prior to joining EY, Seán worked as an economist for the Irish Government Economic Evaluation Service (IGEES) at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. He worked within the Education Expenditure and Policy Evaluation Unit providing economic analysis to the Department of Education and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. He regularly submitted material to the National Economic Dialogue, Summer Economic Statement, Mid-year Expenditure report, the Spending Review and the national budget.

Seán also worked the financial services industry for almost three years where his roles were heavily focused on customer service and consumer analytics. He briefly worked as an Economics Teaching Assistant at the University of Limerick while obtaining his postgraduate degree.

Seán earned an MSc in Economic Analysis, where he graduated top of his class and was awarded the Northern Trust Outstanding Scholar Award, and a BBS degree in Economics and Finance, both from the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick.

How Sean is building a better working world

“As a part of my role at EY, I regularly contribute to and produce a number of regular economic and business publications. I help build a better working world by effectively utilising my experience gained working in economics and government relations, policymaking, analysis and commercial banking."

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