Our team

Paul Hennessy

PwC Energy and Renewables Leader
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Paul Hennessy

Paul is a Chartered Accountant and has been an Audit Partner in PwC for over twenty five years. During that time he has held a number of management positions at National, European and Global levels.

He has worked in a number of sectors including Energy, Communications, Private Companies, Healthcare and Public Sector. He continues to be responsible for many of the Firms key client relationships and serves a wide portfolio of clients providing assurance services, advice on governance and controls, growth and exit strategies, acquisitions and business combinations.

A former Chairman of Wexford Festival Opera he also served as a Director of the Irish Management Institute and the Wexford Chamber of Commerce. He is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Family Business at Dublin City University.

Ronan MacNioclais

Partner
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Ronan MacNioclais

Ronan has over 10 years experience advising Irish and international clients on tax technical issues.

He is the lead tax partner one of Ireland’s leading utility companies and also advises several international oil, gas and renewable companies.

Ronan also leads our mergers and acquisitions tax practice. He has significant experience in the preparation of vendor due diligence, tax due diligence, cross-border tax structuring, tax modelling and share purchase agreement negotiation and review.

Ronan has advised number of private equity firms on the tax efficient structuring of investments in the energy sector.

Aidan Walsh

Partner
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Aidan Walsh

Aidan Walsh is a partner in our Advisory practice and leads our Corporate Finance team.

Aidan has led the provision of Advisory services to some of Ireland’s leading energy sector players. He has acted as lead advisor to a range of public and private companies and public private partnerships on both financing and procurement issues.

He has also advised on assessing several significant investment and acquisition opportunities and disposals. Aidan has extensive experience in working with regulated businesses and in dealing with government departments.

Ann O'Connell

Partner
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Ann O'Connell

Ann is a partner in our Advisory Consulting practice. Prior to joining PwC in 1988, she worked in both operational and business planning roles in industry for 10 years.

Ann has extensive experience working with clients in the energy sector and leads the provision of our Advisory services to one of Ireland’s major utility companies.

Ann specialises in the provision of corporate and business planning activities, including strategic plans, change and project management, feasibility studies, public policy studies and market entry strategies.

She has advised a cross section of government departments, state-sponsored bodies, public companies and SMEs.