Meet the Team

Christy Upton

Christy Upton

F.C.A

Christy Upton is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. He qualified in 1975 and has always worked in general practice. With Kevin Ryan, he founded Upton Ryan in 1978.

Christy is the tax partner with vast experience in dealing with personal and corporate taxation matters. He deals with clients ranging from sole traders and SMEs to high net worth individuals in all taxation areas.

Contact Christy: cupton@uptonryan.com

Kevin Ryan

Kevin Ryan

F.C.A

Kevin Ryan is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. He qualified in 1975 and like Christy, has always worked in general practice. He is a founding partner of Upton Ryan in 1978 with Christy Upton.

Kevin provides services to small and medium size businesses in areas such as restructuring, raising finance, corporate recovery and management buy-outs. With over 40 years’ experience in practice, he is well positioned in assisting business owners in these areas.

Contact Kevin: kryan@uptonryan.com

John Eddison

John Eddison

F.C.A., A.I.T.I., M.B.A., Cert P.I.P.

John Eddison joined Upton Ryan in 1986 and in addition to all aspects of public practice, he is an experienced & successful Corporate Finance Practitioner who has undertaken a complete range of assignments over the past thirty years ranging from litigation & forensic accounting to mergers, acquisitions, disposals, to the full suite of Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring Engagements.

John is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, an Associate of the Irish Tax Institute, holds an MBA & the recently introduced Certificate in Personal Insolvency.

Contact John: jeddison@uptonryan.com

Adrian McManus

Adrian McManus

F.C.C.A.

Adrian McManus qualified in 2002 and became a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 2007. He completed his practical training with Upton Ryan and went on to become a partner in the firm in 2009.

He is a partner in audit with more than 14 years’ audit and assurance experience in a variety of industries including manufacturing, retail and distribution, and property development.

Adrian also is the training partner in the firm.

Contact Adrian: amcmanus@uptonryan.com