Roberts Nathan

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Our Team

Peter Roberts BComm FCCA

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A Commerce graduate of UCC and a Fellow of the ACCA. Peter has worked with progressive owner manager businesses for over 30 years. He has gained experience from working in professional practices in both Ireland and the UK, culminating in the establishment of the practice in 1997. Peter specialises in providing corporate compliance protection and assisting clients with the development of their business. Peter believes that high value can be provided to clients in helping them to structure the future development of their business.

Vivian E Nathan BA

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A graduate in History and Economics from UCC in 1993. Vivian has spent his career working closely with owner manager businesses and has over 17 years experience in practice in both Dublin and Cork. Vivian joined the practice as a partner in 2005. Vivian specialises in providing business advisory services to progressive owner managers. He works closely with high net worth individuals providing wealth management and planning advice.

Brendan Kean

Brendan has over 10 years experience in practice. He spent 9 years with a mid tier practice and a further 2 years with a top 10 Firm, prior to joining Roberts Nathan as Office Managing Partner in the Dublin office. Brendan’s areas of expertise include the provision of business advisory and compliance services to owner managed companies across a wide variety of sectors. Brendan also has considerable experience in the Charity and Not for Profit sector. He has developed strong technical skills and has extensive experience in the area of corporate governance.

Gail Ellis B.Comm FCCA AITI

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Gail has over fifteen years experience within practice and joined the firm as partner in 2008. Gail is a fellow member of the ACCA and an Associate member of the Irish Tax Institute.  She provides a personalised, value added audit and taxation service to the firm’s client base along with a proactive business partner approach in the key aspects of clients business to assist and advise in their development.  Gail’s areas of speciality include Audit Compliance, Project Management, Asset Management and Financial Business Analysis.  


Derek Dervan FCCA


Derek is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) with experience in corporate and business advisory services.  His experience extends to corporate restructuring, transaction services and statutory audit compliance.

Derek has worked on a range of assignments for financial institutions, corporate clients and individuals.  These assignments include fund raising, due diligence, debt advisory, formal and informal corporate restructuring.  His experience extends across a broad range of sectors including, property investment, construction, hotel and leisure (including licensed trade and golf clubs), retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, financial services and e-commerce.

Derek oversees a broad portfolio of clients providing value added services with a focus on advisory services.

Aidan Scollard FCA


Aidan is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience. A trusted advisor to SME businesses he is also involved in assisting both UK companies coming to Ireland and Irish companies looking to the UK market and has been for a number of years.  He has worked with a number of State and UK government agencies on FDI promotion and has been involved in presentation events both here in Ireland and the UK for doing business in both jurisdictions.

With his extensive experience in dealing with start-up businesses, including 11 years’ operating as a sole practitioner, he is ideally placed to deal with SME businesses and their initial requirements including structuring, planning and general business advice.

Aidan has had significant international experience during his professional career, which includes periods working in the UK, Belgium and Luxembourg where he was involved in the audits of multinational subsidiaries.

He is currently the lead Partner on the firms ‘Open Ireland’ initiative aimed at assisting companies looking to expand into Ireland and using Ireland as a European base with a particular emphasis on UK companies considering Ireland as part of their expansion plans.

Aidan is also currently Chair of the SME committee, a member of the Brexit committee and a main board member of the BICC (British Irish Chamber of Commerce).

He is also an Irish board member of the British Irish Trade Alliance (BITA) a business membership organisation active in both UK & Ireland.

Vivian F. Nathan BComm FCA

Vivian F Nathan became Chairman of Roberts Nathan in late 2009. He holds a B.Comm. (1964) and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (1968). He is a former member of the Council of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a former Chairman of the Consultative Committee of Accountants Taxation Group in Ireland 1993 to 1997. He is a member of the International Tax Planning Association and Former President of the Transnational Taxation Network. Vivian has a wealth of senior management experience which Roberts Nathan Corporate & Private are delighted to have on board and believe that this brings added value to their continual development.[/vc_column_text]

Susan Lennon BComm FCA

Financial Outsourcing Manager

Susan joined the firm in 2008 following 10 years as Financial Controller of a large foreign multi-national based in Ireland. Susan is the Manager of our Financial Outsourcing department which specialises in the provision of all aspects of Financial and Management Accounting along with Payroll Administration. Her areas of expertise include financial accounting and control, the preparation of budgets/forecasts, resource allocation, cash management and organisational review.

Liam Ryan BBS, GDE(B), CPA

Financial Contracting Services Manager

Liam joined the firm in 2006 and has over 13 years experience across industry and practice. Liam works closely with our clients providing an on site management accounts and management support function and provides clients with the ability to react quickly based on timely reliable information.  He is Xero Certified and is at the forefront of our implementation of Cloud Based Accounting Systems.  This creates a partnership between our outsourcing department and our clients, ensuring access to financial information in real time.


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