Perception Data Consulting Trebles Workforce – 30 New Jobs for Dublin


Perception Data Consulting Trebles Workforce – 30 new jobs for Dublin

(Wednesday 27th January 2016) Perception Consulting, the Irish, specialist, data analytics consulting company, today announced 30 new jobs to be filled in the next two years. Perception Consulting provides data analytics consulting services to companies with complex, big data sets, across many business areas such as financial services, retail, manufacturing, government, education and health.

Perception Consulting began operating three years ago and has grown year on year with offices in Dublin and Manchester. Commenting on the announcement of the 30 new roles, Perception Consulting Co-Founder and CEO, Peter McParland said that “Our Team has been in the technology arena for many years and we saw a business niche for Perception Consulting, with dedicated, passionate data analytics specialist’s, flexible to customer requirements. We started Perception Consulting specifically to help companies easily analyse their data, no matter what data they use, on whatever platform they have it on, across many business types. We focus on what the business owner wants to know from their data and we help them access that knowledge easier and faster, allowing them make business decisions quickly. Our business has grown significantly since we began in 2013 and we trebled our turnover in 2015. To continue our expansion plans, we are looking for 30 new recruits in the next two years, especially software developers, business analysts, data scientists, business intelligence consultants and sales and marketing experts.”

“Our client base has grown significantly. We offer specialised Business Intelligence consulting, development, training, support and managed services to our growing client numbers across many sectors. To enable Perception Consulting get the best for our clients, we work with some of the leading software suppliers around the globe including Tableau, the market leading analytics and visualisation software that allows people to see and understand data”, Peter added.

The company currently has offices in Dublin and in the UK (Manchester) and serves its clients across the UK and Ireland.


Further Media information

Kieran O’Byrne (CCIPR for Perception Consulting)

Tel 086 254 7949




Company Key Personnel Background Information

Peter McParland – Chief Executive Officer

Founding partner of Perception Consulting Ltd.

Peter has held senior management posts over the past twenty years in large multinational companies including Siemens, Fujitsu and Samsung where he has driven sales and grown market share with market leading technologies.

Peter is passionate about delivering new exciting technologies that can make a real difference to today’s business and impact on the company’s bottom line.

Hugh Meagher – Chief Technology Officer

Founding partner of Perception Consulting Ltd.

Hugh has a long and successful track record working in business IT over the past 25 years including as Operations Director of the ERP Division of System Dynamics Ltd. Hugh also founded FDS Technology Ltd. a Sage Software VAR, which is still operating today.

Hugh has been responsible for the implementation of many ERP systems including the Railway Procurement Authority, Digifone (later O2), CIE Tours, TV3 and Bord na Móna.

Jolyon Spurling – Chief Operations Officer

Jolyon joined Perception in 2014 and has 14 years’ experience working between the worlds of business users and IT to design technology solutions that deliver tangible business improvements. Jolyon is responsible for the overall design of Perception’s product offering and client consulting solutions

Jolyon is passionate about Tableau and using data visualisation and innovative digital user interfaces to communicate data & identify improvements to a mass business audience. His background in Lean, Agile & Analytics has allowed him design and deliver end to end client solutions focused on using innovative IT solutions to improve business processes. He is also a certified Agile Scrum Master and Product Owner.