Meet Our People

We are here to support your success. We are a people business and believe our success comes from building strong relationships with our clients and each other. Click on the links to get to know us or better still pop in we'd love to meet you in person.

Michael Dineen

Michael Dineen

Chairman & Founder

Michael founded Contracting PLUS in 2002 and is the Chairman of Contracting PLUS, which has offices in Dublin, Cork, London and Mahe, India.

He holds a B. Comm and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Michaels drive and ambition has seen the company grow under his stewardship, and Contracting PLUS now employs more than 150 people around the globe, and works with many other Independent Contractors on a project basis.

Michael continually comes up with new approaches and initiatives allowing Contracting PLUS to expand the services to Contractors and giving opportunities to our personnel to grow. Michael is always open to new challenges and ideas. He has a passion for health & fitness and new ways of ‘thinking and doing’ to thrive in the 21stCentury.

Fergal Lennon

Fergal Lennon

Managing Director

Our Managing Director Fergal is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years of experience in the contracting sector. He is deeply committed to working with our people to build confident and empowered teams, who are client focused in everything they do. His innovative thinking has allowed our business to evolve in our market leading position. Outside of work he participates in a variety of sports and trains the next generation of rugby and GAA players.

Jeanne Murphy

Jeanne Murphy

Client Relationship Director

Jeanne has been with Contracting PLUS team since 2004 and has been instrumental in the growth and development of the company.  As Client Relationship Director Jeanne is committed to delivering the best customer experience to our Contractors. She brings her passion and drive to a key role within the company.  Prior to joining Contracting PLUS, Jeanne worked in a variety of roles around the globe, gathering expertise and different perspectives from locations as varied as London, the Middle East and Australia.  In her down time Jeanne likes nothing better than getting lost in the countryside, discovering new places to walk and looking for her next interior design project!

Jimmy Sheehan

Jimmy Sheehan

Commercial Director

Jimmy is a Fellow of Certified Public Accountants (FCPA). Before joining Contracting PLUS, he built and sold his own successful accountancy practice and worked as a Consultant to some of Ireland’s best known accountancy practices. He’s always coming up with new ideas to help Contractors maximise their retention rates and make sure they get the best advice. He’s a Board member of CPA Ireland and delivers ‘growth seminars’ to business owners. When he’s not working, Jimmy enjoys cycling, family days out with his wife and 4 children and still believes that one day he’ll be a rock star.

Ger McSweeney

Ger McSweeney

Internatonal Business Director

Ger is our International Business Manager and has a BSC in Software Development, a diploma in International Selling and is an Accounting Technician. With his I.T. background, Ger is always looking at operational improvements internally, to assist contractors get the most from our service. Ger is also essential in guiding international mobile contractors identify the most effective way to provide their services across Europe and India. Away from work, Ger has a very keen interest in all things GAA and spending time with his wife and baby daughter.

Brian Harrington

Brian Harrington

IT Director

Brian is our IT Director and along with his team in both Ireland and India is responsible for the overall IT strategy for the company. Brian has over 25 years’ experience in IT Operations, Strategy and Management spanning a number of business sectors including the Pharmaceutical, Telecoms and Financial sectors. Brian holds an Honours Degree in Microelectronics and Computing and when in “offline mode” enjoys running and mindfulness

Fiona Smith

Fiona Smith

General Manager

Fiona joined Contracting Plus in 2004. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Higher Diploma in Education and is a Qualified Financial Advisor. Fiona brought with her a wealth of knowledge from the Financial Services, Retail and Accounting Practices in Ireland and UK. She initially led the Finance Team before becoming our Financial Controller in 2008.

In 2013 Fiona was promoted to General Manager. Her operational knowledge makes Fiona an integral part of the Management team. She is also involved in our India Operation and has been instrumental in its success. Fiona loves to spend her spare time in the gym and out on the water in the summer months.

David Santry

David Santry

Financial Controller

David is our Financial Controller and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants as well as a member of the Irish Tax Institute. Before joining Contracting PLUS, David’s accountancy career saw him work in both practice and industry, with an expertise in the water industry in Ireland. When not working David enjoys football and spending time with his wife and young twins

Jennifer Doyle

Jennifer Doyle

Manager - Solutions Team

Jennifer is our Client Solutions Manager and your first point of contact if you are considering a contract role. Before joining Contracting PLUS, Jennifer worked in the telecommunications industry and completed a Masters in Performance Psychology. She’s committed to ensuring that new contractors receive fast, quality and friendly advice when starting out on their contracting career.

 

Richard Marshall

Richard Marshall

Associate Tax Director

Richard leads the Tax Team at Contracting PLUS and is responsible for ensuring our contractors remain on the right side of the Tax Authorities.  He is a Chartered Tax Advisor and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and has a wealth of experience dealing with domestic and international tax issues for contractors.

Siobhan O'Neill

Siobhan O'Neill

Manager - Dedicated Account Management Team

Siobhan is the Manager of our Dedicated Account Management Team. Siobhan has been with the company for 13 years and is committed to ensuring our Contractors experience on their journey through Contracting Plus meets their expectations.  Before joining Contracting PLUS, Siobhan worked with EY in both their payroll department and also within their Small Business Dept.

The benefits of choosing Contracting PLUS

Our compliant contractors typically achieve the best retention rates; they take home more money.

Our App and online portal remove all the admin and hassle from you.

Standard company insurances are included (at no extra cost) in most cases.

You’ll have a Dedicated Account Manager to answer all your questions.

You’ll get ongoing pro-active tax saving tips and suggestions.

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