David Heath


A Chartered Accountant and experienced auditor with Grant Thornton, David founded Circit after seeing the growing divide between the tools used by financial auditors and what is becoming possible with technology in the fintech era. David has also held senior management roles in the technology industry, bringing companies successfully through private equity investment financing.

Sean Kenny


Sean has over 20 years full-stack experience in developing large scale enterprise level applications and is an expert with cloud technologies. His knowledge and experience has helped Circit build a secure and resilient platform.

Mariam Barakat

Lead Designer

Mariam is a Spanish born Multimedia Specialist with over ten years experience in the field. She has worked on a diverse range of projects, from original visual strategies for artists to digital video marketing for businesses. Her finger is always on the pulse of new trends, and her passion is to improve and drive brand engagement to bring strength and influence to their online presence.

Pete Townsend

Head of Partnerships

Pete has 23+ years experience in asset management, asset servicing & advisory in Europe, the US and offshore. He most recently was COO and then global head of product development for an asset servicing division of BNP Paribas.

David O'Connor


David brings over twenty years as an experienced operator within the financial services sector. He was the former head of development for Northern Trust Investor Services and has had senior roles for major financial service technology transformation programs within many leading UK and Irish banks.

Advisory Board

Jim Brown

Advisor & Investor

Jim has held a number of senior international Financial Services roles - most recently for RBS in the U.K. as CEO of Williams and Glyn. Prior to that he was CEO of Ulster Bank (NI & ROI) and was also the CEO of Retail and Commercial Banking in Asia and the Middle East for RBS and ABN AMRO. He is also a past President of the Institute of Banking in Ireland.

Caelen King

Non-Executive Director

Caelen was the CEO of WhatClinic and the VP Product at NewBay Software. He is an experienced entrepreneur and general manager with extensive onshore and offshore team building expertise. He has been 20 years in the technology industry with a special focus on product strategy, market launch, penetration and scaling.

Brian Honan

Information Security Expert

Brian Honan is a recognised industry expert providing services to leading banks, government agencies and the European Commission on matters relating to information security. Brian's specialist knowledge has allowed Circit to build a best-in-class information security system and achieve ISO27001 certification.

John McCarthy

Technical Accounting Advisor

John McCarthy is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and has extensive experience in the provision of technical and regulatory compliance support to practicing accountants throughout Ireland & the UK. He isĀ also a member of the Audit and Assurance Committee of Chartered Accountants Ireland and theĀ Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).