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

Ruth Curran

Managing Partner

+353 1 206 6700


"Relationships are the lynchpin of what we do. Integrity is everything when you’re at the crossroads of privileged information."



MERC Partners’ Managing Partner, Ruth has an outstanding record in senior executive, C- suite, board search and general management appointments having worked extensively with major organisations in sectors as diverse as media, technology, financial services, globally traded services, FMCG, international shared services and pharmaceutical-biotech. Ruth was Global Chair of IIC Partners in 2015 and sits on the Diversity Committee of the AESC. She is a board member of the National Maternity Hospital Foundation and also serves on the Governing Authority of The National University of Ireland, Galway. A qualified accountant (ACCA), Ruth holds a Masters in Business and was the 2016 recipient of the NUIG Business and Commerce Alumni of the Year Award.

Search with Excellence


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