Niall graduated from Dublin City University in 1995 with an honours degree in Accounting & Finance. He is a Chartered Certified Accountant and an Associate of the Institute of Tax in Ireland. Niall trained as an Accountant with a small firm and later qualified as a Tax Professional with KPMG where he was a Taxation Manager. He has been involved with Kieran Ryan & Co. on a consultancy basis since 2002 and joined full time in 2009. He has a wealth of experience in advising clients across all tax heads and covering various industries/sectors, particularly in property and in hospitality where he is a long-time advisor to the Irish Hotels Federation.