New and notabale appointments at Accenture, Baker Tilly Moore, LK Shields Solicitors and Cognate Health

Appointments, Irish News | Thu 16 Jun | Author – Business & Finance
Pictured: Pat Power, Health and Public Service Lead, Accenture

This week saw new and notable appointments at Accenture, Baker Tilly Mooney Moore, LK Shields Solicitors and Cognate Health

Pat Power, Health and Public Service Lead

Accenture has announced the appointment of Pat Power as Accenture’s Health and Public Service (H&PS) Lead in Ireland.  

In this role, Mr. Power will lead on Accenture’s work helping Irish health & public service organisations accelerate their digital transformation, embrace innovation, and transform to continue to improve citizen and patient services.

He has spent the last 10 years at the helm of Accenture’s Health portfolio. Under Pat’s leadership, the Health practice has grown to being a core part of Accenture’s Irish business. In that role, he was responsible for leading and growing the business, defining and executing the business strategy for the Health practice, and leading Accenture’s teams on a variety of consulting, digital, business transformation and systems integration projects.

I am delighted to announce Pat Power’s appointment into the important role of Health and Public Service Lead for Accenture in Ireland and to welcome him to Leadership Team. Pat brings a huge breadth of experience to the role, having been instrumental in helping our Health practice reach new heights of success over the last 10 years. I look forward to working with Pat in his new role and wish him every success”, said Alastair Blair, country managing director of Accenture in Ireland. 

Pictured (L-R): Consulting Partner at Baker Tilly Mooney Moore Donal Laverty pictured with Senior Management Consultant Ryan Connor and HR & Organisational Design Consultant Fintan Eastwood.

Pictured (L-R): Consulting Partner at Baker Tilly Mooney Moore Donal Laverty pictured with Senior Management Consultant Ryan Connor and HR & Organisational Design Consultant Fintan Eastwood.

Ryan Connor, Fintan Eastwood, Senior Management Consultant, Human resources & Organisational Design Consultant
Baker Tilly Mooney Moore

Baker Tilly Mooney Moore has announced two new appointments to its Consulting Department.

Ryan Connor and Fintan Eastwood join the department, which covers all aspects of organisational design and development as well as change management.

With a background in people development and talent, Ryan Connor takes up the position of Senior Management Consultant. His previous positions include Learning & Talent Manager at Coca-Cola, Consultant at a Big 4 firm and Director of Springvale Employment & Learning College.

Alongside Ryan, Fintan Eastwood joins Baker Tilly Mooney Moore as Human Resources & Organisational Design Consultant, bringing experience in HR with the National Bank of Australia and as a Consultant within the Big 4.

“We are thrilled to have Ryan and Fintan join us at Baker Tilly Mooney Moore and wish to congratulate them both on their appointments. This is a busy and demanding department that has expanded in line with growing demand for our services in organisational design, development and change management”, said Donal Laverty, Consulting Partner at Tilly Baker Moore.


Pictured: Gemma Forde

Gemma Forde, Corporate Partner
LK Shields Solicitors

LK Shields Solicitors has announced the appointment of Gemma Forde. Ms.Forde joins the firm as a corporate partner and will be based in our Galway Office.

Ms. Forde has a broad corporate experience advising clients on a wide range of matters including mergers and acquisitions, shareholders agreements, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity investment, professional partnership arrangements, family partnership agreements and co-ownership agreements.

“We are delighted to welcome Gemma to the firm. She further strengthens our offering in Galway and will be a great addition to the corporate team servicing domestic and international clients in the Western region and beyond. Her strong corporate background and knowledge of the Galway market will be fantastic for the growth and further development of our Galway office”, said Richard Curran, Head of Corporate and Commercial, LK Shields Solicitors.

Dr Raul Perez, Occupational Health Consultant
Cognate Health

Cognate Health has announced the appointment of Occupational Health (OH) physician Dr Raul Perez as OH Consultant.

An experienced Occupational Health physician, Dr Perez has relocated from Spain to Dublin to fulfil the new role, bringing more than 15 years’ experience as a medical professional, specialising in the area of Occupational Health. He previously held senior positions within Health and Safety, and Occupational Health services, across industries including energy and healthcare.  

Dr Perez was awarded a Specialist in Occupational Health Medicine qualification in 2013 from the University of Barcelona in Spain, following a Master’s in Evaluating Medicine in 2012. He also holds a postgraduate qualification in Occupational Toxicology from the University of Barcelona. Dr Perez graduated from Anahuac University, Mexico with an honours degree in Medicine in 2006.

Speaking on his appointment, Dr Perez said: “I am pleased to take up this position with Cognate Health, joining an innovator in Occupational Health. Dedicated OH services are increasingly important to employers supporting the physical and mental wellbeing of their employees. I very much look forward to working with the expert team at Cognate Health”.