The IMCA is the professional institute for management consultants and
business advisers in Ireland. Our members cover the spectrum of practices and embrace a
wide range of sectors and expertise.
The IMCA runs a programme of events each year targeted to meet the needs of
the consultancy profession with a mix of professional development,
networking, briefing and social events, as well as a major conference every
Each week we showcase members and practices of IMCA in terms of the services they provide, their views on consultancy and their advice to new consultants. Starting with Board members, we will go on to feature a range of members and practices.
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expertise of consulting practices within IMCA.
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BECOME A MEMBER
If you are a practising consultant you can join the Institute as an individual member by completing an online Application Form or if your practice is an Accredited Consulting Practice you can join as a member of that practice.
The Consulting Guide documents the key aspects of running a consultancy practice from start-up to ongoing marketing, assignment management and collaboration. It comprises a mix of guidelines, templates and links to external resources.
The Consultants Network provides a platform for members to share knowledge, understanding and support, while offering clients access to a proven professional consultancy network with in-depth experience across all sectors.
Martin Markey President of IMCA is MD of Competitive Insights an IMCA Registered Consulting Practice specialising in market research; and stakeholder, consumer, customer and competitor insight projects to address market challenges and improve performance.
Marrita Kavanagh is Director of Pinnacle Project Partners, an IMCA Accredited Consulting Practice offering pragmatic advice and results-driven programme management to top financial services companies. Helps executives select, shape and manage the initiatives that will ensure their businesses survive and grow.
Frank Hannigan is Partner with StrategyCrowd, focused on creating shareholder value by driving growth. Working for ambitious management teams and investors, provides corporate solutions built on expertise in mapping and delivering growth strategies, and commercial due diligence for transactions / corporate finance.
Alan Costello is Owner of Ruby Consulting, an IMCA Registered Consulting Practice in strategy and Innovation management consultancy, focused on profitable top line growth, with venture capital backed high-growth start-ups, scaling / exporting SMEs and MNCs. Also works closely with enterprise agencies, universities and the Horizon programme.
The global Certified Management Consultant accreditation and membership of IMCA as the professional body in Ireland for management consultants are both very important aspects of Voltedge’s recognition in the marketplace as a professional consultancy practice.
In operating as an individual management consultant it's essential to have some professional standing which membership of IMCA provides as well as opportunities for Continuing Professional Development.
Profiling of practices is particularly important as well as the opportunity to collaborate on projects and find specialist skills. IMCA’s development events address issues of relevance to the consultancy profession and people can attend the events, and network and share war stories with other consultants.
Being a member of your professional institute is extremely important in providing an endorsement of your professional standards as well as opportunities for fellowship and exchange of ideas with members who encounter the same problems and may have similar ideas.