Derry Gray

Partner, BDO Dublin

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Specialist Consulting

Executive summary

Derry is a Partner and Head of BDO's Management Consulting department. He served as Managing Partner from 2011 to 2014.



An engineer by trade, Derry worked with the Philips Group of Electronics companies and was General Manager with two of Dunlop's subsidiary companies in the automotive industry prior to joining BDO.

Derry has led projects ranging from the masterplan for the development of the Docklands in Dublin to project-specific planning and development with a number of county councils and public/state bodies.

Examples include:

  • The Limerick/Foynes port merger project;
  • Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company development of Port assets;
  • The Digital Hub;
  • Various UCD projects.

More recently, Derry has been project partner on a number of high profile PPP/public sector capital projects including the UCD Gateway Project, Schools Bundle 2 and the new National Paediatric Hospital.

Derry was elected President of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce for 2016. He has served on the Council of Dublin Chamber since 2008.