Partner at Gilroy Gannon

Mel is a Partner with Gilroy Gannon Chartered Accountants, based in Sligo Town. He joined Gilroy Gannon in January 2000 after working for almost ten years with firstly Deloitte and then PwC in Belfast. He also had a short spell in an Industry role working as a Group Financial Controller within the Sean Quinn Hotel Group

Mel provides audit assurance and corporate services to a diverse industry sector of Irish SMEs and foreign owned subsidiaries and foreign branches.   Mel assists these clients in dealing with their finance requirements, negotiating with finance providers on their behalf and in the current environment seeking to restructure their financial obligations as required.

He has also built up strong relationships between Gilroy Gannon and the various Innovation Centres at Colleges in the area. He provides consultancy clinics for firms on the New Frontiers programme.

Mel has helped develop the firms audit approach and methodology and has delivered a range of training courses on same   He is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds Diplomas in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Corporate Finance.  He is also immediate Past chair of Chartered Accountants North West Society.