Brian Purcell is a former President and Vice President of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland.

Mr. Purcell is a founding Director of Purcell McQuillan Tax Partners Limited, a leading independent taxation consultancy practice, established in 2001.

A qualified CPA since 1983, he is a member of TALC (the liaison committee between tax consultants and the Revenue) and is editor of Irish Income Tax the leading authority on income tax in Ireland which is published by Bloomsbury. He lectures extensively on taxation for professional bodies and to business people. Mr. Purcell has over 30 years experience in taxation and is a member of the Irish Taxation Institute.

Mr. Purcell served as an Inspector of Taxes with the Revenue for eight years, and was formerly a Senior Tax Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers.