Our team

Conal Kennedy-min

Conal Kennedy FCA

Head of Practice Consulting See my LinkedIn bio

Conal is head of Practice Consulting with Chartered Accountants Ireland. In this role he provides advice and training to practitioners on technical issues, practice profitability and practice change. He trained with Deloittes where he qualified in 1988. He was a sole practitioner from 1992 until he joined the Mazars audit team in 1997.

He joined Chartered Accountants Ireland in 2003 and was a quality reviewer prior to his move to the Practice Consulting Team. Conal has lectured on a wide variety of topics, including practice management, auditing and financial accounting and investment business.

Jeremy Twomey-min

Jeremy Twomey FCA

Practice Consulting Manager See my LinkedIn bio

Jeremy in his role as Practice Consulting Manager works to support our member practitioners across our service areas, with a particular focus on compliance support, training and our associated advisory services.

Jeremy is a Fellow of the Institute, having trained with Ernst & Young; he has held senior management positions across both financial and professional services, as well as the public sector. His areas of experience include Anti Money Laundering, Corporate Governance, Data Protection, External Audit, Financial Reporting, Internal Audit, Project Management, Risk Management and Taxation.

Michael McAllister-min

Michael McAllister FCA

Manager – Technical Publications See my LinkedIn bio

Michael is responsible for writing and editing Practice Consulting’s suite of publications and toolkits, and for editing Practice Matters.  He trained with Jackson Andrews in Belfast before working in McClure Watters where became a senior audit manager.  More recently he worked as a Quality Assurance Inspector with CARB for nine years. Michael has extensive experience of audit, financial reporting and compliance. 

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