Our Team

David McComb


David McComb. David is a Director in Full Circle and has a 28 year career in aerospace, telecommunications, printing, food and consultancy.

In the last 13 years David has been focused on business consultancy, programme management, coaching, and programme design/delivery activities. Specific areas of expertise include management development, graduate coaching, operations management and project management.

Since joining Full Circle, David has spearheaded the development of our management development and talent management division. Over this time, he has developed and delivered bespoke in-house management development interventions for corporate clients in NI, ROI and in GB.

David has a passion for working with individuals and businesses that have a deep desire for continuous improvement and a relentless focus on improved business performance.

Simon Devlin

Managing Director

Simon Devlin. Simon is the founder and managing director of Full Circle and comes from an export development background. During his time as export sales manager with Sperrin Metal Products Ltd, the Company won 3 Queens Awards for Export Achievement and was exporting to over 90 countries worldwide.

In the 20 years that he has worked in consultancy, Simon has worked with over 2,500 corporate clients locally, nationally and internationally – from micro enterprise owner-managers to companies employing more than 1,000 people.

Specific areas of expertise include export development, strategic planning and sales training. Simon’s approach to any consultancy assignment is to ‘roll up the sleeves and get stuck in’ in order to assist the client to fast-track positive and tangible change within the business.

Denise Murphy


Denise Murphy. Denise joined Full Circle in 2006 and is a director of the Practice. Prior to joining us, Denise worked in a number of marketing and market research roles and has specific expertise in these fields.

In addition to working with many hundreds of corporate clients on a one to one basis to assist them to identify, target and exploit new opportunities, Denise has led our delivery in a wide range of sectoral review and sectoral strategy projects for clients in NI, ROI and GB.

Garrett Harty


Garrett focuses on assisting SME companies with growth strategies in their indigenous and export markets. Garrett has nearly 20 years sales and marketing experience, having previously worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers (Export Marketing division), OCO Global and Mintel International. On a daily basis, Garrett works with a wide range clients in both NI and ROI to assist them to grow sales inside and outside their indigenous markets. Garrett has worked in a multitude of sectors, but over the years has developed a specialist consultancy background in construction and engineering.

Martin Magennis

Associate Director

A business psychologist with over 20 years’ experience, Martin is a qualified coach and has an envious track record in people development. Martin specialises in the design and delivery of talent management programmes, specifically management and leadership development. He has a strong interest in human behaviour, emotional intelligence, personality profiling and employee engagement.

Patricia Owens

Senior Consultant

Patricia has worked with us for just over 6 years. She has experience in sales and marketing and specialises in digital marketing and social media. Outside of cloud-related work, Patricia has extensive experience in the fields of sales training, customer relationship management, sales prospecting and in marketing planning. Patricia’s expertise comes from listening to the client and providing bespoke options that will work for each client individually.

Jared Cordner

Senior Consultant

Jared joined Full Circle as a senior consultant in early 2018. As a Chartered Accountant, Jared brings real expertise in areas such as strategic planning, financial projections and identifying and securing new external finance opportunities.

In the period that he has been with Full Circle, Jared has worked extensively with a wide range of clients in the engineering, construction and professional services sector. Clients have ranged from micro enterprises and SMEs to much larger corporate clients across both NI and ROI.

Jared’ focus centres around creating real impact with clients – assisting them to identify new growth opportunities, remove impediments to growth and to make positive change.

Ruth Robinson

Senior Consultant

A native of County Fermanagh, Ruth has a Masters in Business Development and Innovation from University of Ulster. She ran her own innovative food business for four years and understands the challenges small businesses face and can empathise with local entrepreneurs on the highs and lows they experience. Since then, she has gained significant experience in Business Development and is an expert in Project Management. In addition, she has worked with a number of very successful hospitality businesses on a consultancy basis. Ruth brings all her experience together to help SME’s in specific areas such as Strategy, Business Improvement and Management and Leadership.

Phillip Johnston

Senior Consultant

After returning to NI in 2018 from 12 years working internationally in the professional sporting sector, Phillip joined Full Circle as a senior consultant. Phillip has extensive experience working as marketing manager with DCC Energy in Belfast on oil brands like Emo Oil and Fuel Services.

Phillip brings a wide range of international experience in professional development, marketing, coaching, leadership, project management, operations and training.  With a strong history of supporting family owned SMEs in Northern Ireland, Phillip is excited to focus on assisting businesses get the best from clear performance focused planning and strategy.

Away from the office you will find Phillip around the coastline of NI sailing, swimming or stand up paddle boarding.

Andrew McAllister

Management Consultant

Andrew joined Full Circle in October 2018 as a management consultant. He is qualified with a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Business and Promotion. In 2013 he founded his own company which was grown into a successful business he ran for 4 years. Andrew has 6 years' experience consulting for a range of businesses throughout England, NI and Ireland. Andrew has extensive experience in the fields of social media marketing, business development, website design, photography, branding and overseas sourcing.

Peter Kelly

Senior Associate

Peter Kelly. Peter is a senior associate consultant with Full Circle.

Prior to moving into consultancy, Peter worked for 20 years in National Museums Northern Ireland. Between 2007 and 2017, he held the senior leadership role of Head of Operations at the Ulster American Folk Park with management responsibility for a £2m revenue budget and a multi-disciplinary team, numbering 50 staff.

Today, Peter collaborates with business leaders to develop growth oriented strategic management capability  in a range of public sector and private sector organisations. He is a specialist in assessing management arrangements and implementing change initiatives both at board level and executive level. He holds an MBA and has a deep insight into all areas of the business model.

Peter has led a range of transformative projects in the heritage and cultural sector and has a huge understanding of the issues and opportunities surrounding these organisations.

Amy Bell

Junior Consultant

Amy joined Full Circle in July 2017 as a junior consultant. Amy provides support to the team of senior consultants by conducting market research, customer surveys and prospecting for cross-border sales. With a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and a Masters in Sustainable Development Amy has a keen interest in helping solve business issues and promoting sustainable business growth for SMEs and social enterprises.

Sandy England

Junior Consultant
Sandy joined Full Circle in January 2018 as a junior consultant. He is qualified with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and has five years of retail management experience, including the supervision of teams of up to thirty people. Sandy works on a variety of projects at Full Circle to support the team of senior consultants including sales prospecting for clients, managing programmes and conducting market research and surveys. He is interested in how businesses operate and likes to see positive, tangible changes happening for clients.

Alex McFarlane

Practice Manager

As practice manager, Alexandra manages all of Full Circle’s internal operations, including finance, HR and administration. Alexandra is also heavily involved in the administration of SME programmes delivered by the Full Circle team.

Emma Rice

Emma joined Full Circle in August 2018 as a junior consultant. Emma provides support to the team of senior consultants on a variety of projects including market research, sales prospecting for clients and administering SME programmes. Emma has a keen interest in helping SME owner-managers to enhance their social media presence. Emma  has a wealth of experience in digital marketing and has assisted a range of SME clients to significantly boost sales as a result of her inputs in this field.