We are delighted to announce a series of promotions and role changes across Crowleys DFK.

Karen Murphy | Director | Operations & Innovation


Karen Murphy has been promoted to Director of Operations & Innovation. Karen will have the responsibility for leading the implementation of the firm’s operational strategies and for the continuing modernisation of our business through innovation and new technologies.



James O’Connor, Managing Partner, commented:

“I would like to congratulate Karen for her richly deserved promotion. In a short number of years, we have achieved a lot to transform our business processes and implement new technologies.  I am excited to see what we can achieve with continued innovation.”

Ruma Faltado | Assistant Manager | Risk Consulting


Ruma Faltado has been promoted to Manager of Risk Consulting. Ruma joined the Firm in 2021 as an Assistant Manager in our Risk Consulting Department. In just the last 18 months, she has led multiple large scale operational and organisational Internal Audits on a number of high-profile National Regulators, Central Government Departments and Local Authorities.


Ernest Mendoza | Assistant Manager | Risk Consulting


Ernest Mendoza has been promoted to Assistant Manager of Risk Consulting. Ernest joined the Firm in 2020 as a Senior Internal Auditor in our Risk Consulting Department. Within the last two years, Ernest has contributed greatly to his role, delivering workable solutions to our clients and fulfilling their enormous demands for risks and compliance audits.



In another exciting change within the Risk Department, Dr Conor Dowling has taken on the new role of Research & Policy Executive. This will see Conor conduct research on existing, new, and emerging legislation and EU Directives, surveys and benchmarking analysis on Internal Audit assignments.


Ruma and Ernest’s well-deserved promotions and Conor’s new role are a reflection of the continued strong growth and success across the Department.

Vincent Teo, Partner and Head of Public Sector and Government Services Department commented:

“Our Risk Department has seen unprecedent business growth in just the last 2 years. Our team have worked tirelessly to support this expansion and to ensure that our service delivery remains to the high standards of quality that our clients are accustomed to.

To that end, our firm remains steadfast in acknowledging and awarding employees’ efforts and their commitment to the firm. I’m proud of Ruma, Ernest and Conor for hitting all the KPIs on our Competency and Career Paths Development Framework and are now being promoted. We have no doubt they will continue to brilliantly represent Crowleys DFK and shine as part of our management team.”

If you are interested in developing your career with Crowleys DFK, please visit our Careers page.