ACHANGE Consulting

We recognise that change is no longer an event, it is a constant for all successful companies. What we bring is an external perspective, based on many years of experience, together with some tools to ensure that it is aligned with the strategic objectives, implemented and measured. We can also facilitate the leadership team in their own thought processes around the change.

Harley MurphyHarley, our Managing Director, is a highly experienced senior executive with specialist skills in Change Management, Strategy, Management Development and Executive Coaching.

Harley has 35 years experience in business, including 15 years working overseas at senior management level in Singapore, Australia, The Netherlands, and the UK. He has held leadership positions in many transformational projects including mergers, company restructuring, IT implementations, formations, and partnering.

Prior to the establishment of ACHANGE Ltd. Harley was Country Head of BNY Mellon, a major US financial services company employing more than one thousand staff in Ireland. Before this he had been Regional Manager in Scotland for Mellon Fund Services, a company which underwent a complete restructuring of their UK business.  Previously he had spent 12 years at Senior Vice President level as a trouble-shooting expatriate in the Far East and Europe, with ABN AMRO Bank.

Harley has a Masters in Management & Organisational Studies and a Postgraduate Diploma in the Psychology of Business & Executive Coaching from UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School, a Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Behaviour from London University, and a Diploma in  Business Coaching. He is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and has a Postgraduate Diploma in MIS from the Irish Management Institute.


Ciaran ConnaughtonCiaran, is our Company Secretary and Director with responsibility for dealing with Small and Medium sized businesses.
Ciaran has more than 35 years experience working in corporate roles and in a financial services practice. He has worked with companies in both domestic and international markets, covering areas as diverse as manufacturing, distribution, retail, construction, engineering, accountancy, business recovery and taxation.

Prior to the establishment of ACHANGE Ltd. Ciaran had successfully managed, bought, sold, divested and changed businesses. He has also acted in an advisory capacity to local indigenous corporates in relation to their strategic and financial plans. He has himself experienced significant change and come to appreciate the constant need to refresh and revitalize.

Ciaran is an Accountant and has attended many diverse business courses as part of his continuous professional development.

ACHANGE Consulting