Core Team

David Heath

CEO

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

CTO

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.

David O'Connor

Director/COO

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.

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.

Iain Nash

Commercial Director

Iain joined Circit in 2018 and is responsible for growing Circit's network of auditors and evidence providers. He previously ran the sales team for a lead generation company that operated in Europe, Israel and the USA. Prior to that, Iain worked in the global markets and treasury department of a leading Irish bank, and then as a new business and product developer for a multinational med-tech company.

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.

Advisory Team

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).