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Gartlan, Brían


Gartlan, Brían

Firm: BDO
Position: Partner, Risk and Advisory Services
Address: Beaux Lane House, Mercer Street, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 470 0202
Fax: +353 1 477 0202
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Brían joined BDO in January 2012 to head-up the Risk and Advisory Services team in Ireland. Prior to joining BDO, Brían spent over 12 years with Deloitte, where he worked in both Management Consulting and Internal Audit.

Brían has extensive experience in internal audit, risk management and corporate governance at strategic and operational levels and over the past ten years has led internal audit engagements for clients in both the public and private sectors. Brían's clients span a wide range of industries including Healthcare, Financial Services, Education, Charities and Manufacturing.

BrĂ­an brings a risk-focused and quality assurance approach to Internal Audit engagements through his experience which embodies the modern definition of internal audit as a consultative and assurance activity.


In addition to leading internal audit, governance and risk management engagements for a range of clients, Brían has led a number of major business transformation initiatives for multinational organisations in the areas of ERP & Shared Services implementations.

Brían has led the development and implementation of Enterprise Risk Frameworks for clients in both the public and private sectors and has given training and spoken at seminars on topics ranging from Governance and Fraud Risk to Data Analytics and IT implementations.


BA Mod. Theoretical Physics, Trinity College Dublin
Certificate in Internal Audit & Business Risk


Member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors
Member of NSAI Risk Standards Management Committee
Member of Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors