Meet the Team
Richard is a founding director of ERS with over 23 years of experience in Information Technology. A graduate of Computer Science at University College Dublin, he previously worked for Kindle Banking Systems and Deloitte before setting up ERS. Richard has spent the last 18 years primarily working on IT projects involving national business registers both in Ireland and abroad.
He provides senior management and technical consulting services for ERS projects and also has responsibility for the on-going management & operations of the company.
John Murray is an IT Executive with over 20 years’ industry experience and is a founding director of ERS. John graduated with honours from University College Cork (NUI) with a dual degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems. Previously, John spent 5 years as a Management Consultant with Deloitte, specialising in software development projects. John has technically managed the European Business Register network (EBR) and was ERS’ technical lead in the European Commission (EC) funded BRITE project. John currently sits on the Management Board of the EC funded e-SENS project. John acts as an adviser to a number of Governments internationally and undertakes organisational reviews that defines the blueprint for transformation projects to modernise Statutory Registers. John is viewed internationally as a domain expert.
With over 30 years’ experience in IT and Financial Services, Declan has been the General Manager of ERS since 2002 and his principal role involves managing the Business Development function. Declan is also involved in building cross functional teams, championing Research & Development activity and positioning ERS for the next phase in its growth.
Declan is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University College Dublin. He represents the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants on the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies-Ireland (CCAB-I), “Business Law Committee”.
Stephen Murray has been with ERS since the company was formed in 2002. Stephen has 20 years of experience in Information Technology and has spent 15 of those years based on-site in corporate Registries in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, performing a wide variety of roles. Stephen has had first-hand experience of the evolution of IT in the corporate Registry domain and the central role IT now plays. This has enabled Stephen to fully appreciate the somewhat unique challenges faced by the domain in managing their IT. Stephen is an avid advocate of a ‘flexible’ COTS approach as a ‘best fit’ to meet those challenges and has been heavily involved in the design and build of ERS’ RegSys solution, from inception through to the very recent version of RegSys.