Our People
MERC Partners has the most experienced team of Consultants and Researchers in the executive recruitment sector in Ireland.

John Kelly


+353 1 206 6700

"It’s crucial we invest the time to get under the skin of our clients to ensure we match their vision and culture with the right leadership talent."

John has over fifteen years’ experience in the provision of executive search and interim management services. John both runs our Interim Management Division and conducts domestic and international executive search and selection assignments across most industries. In addition to his time with MERC Partners, John also spent two years as a Director of a specialist not for profit executive search and human capital consultancy firm. John also has over 10 years’ executive experience across a wide range of sectors including digital marketing, ICT, manufacturing and state agency in both corporate and SME environments. He holds a BBS from the University of Limerick and an MBA from University College Dublin’s Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business.

Search with Excellence

Our experienced Partners, expert research team and rigorous search methodologies consistently deliver results in a changing and dynamic landscape.