Our Team

Brenda Flynn
HR Solutions Manager

CIPD qualified and holding a Diploma in Employment Law through the Law Society, Brenda joined RBK in 2006 and currently leads out the HR and Recruitment Solutions for clients across a broad range of industry sectors.  Previously, Brenda spent 4 years in KPMG as a HR professional. 

Brenda successfully delivers practical and expert HR guidance to our clients across all fields of HR and is a lead consultant of the Firms HR Helpdesk service. She maintains strong relationships with clients through ongoing follow up and consultation. Her expertise includes conducting HR audits, coaching management to successfully deal with employee related issues, change management and policy development.

Brenda also specialises in sourcing, attracting and placing finance and accountancy professionals. She has extensive experience in conducting thorough search campaigns and she continues to successfully place executive, senior and mid management finance
professionals across a variety of industry sectors both within SME and Multinational clients.    

Email: bflynn@rbk.ie  


Karen Buckley
HR Solutions Director

With over 14 years experience in Human Resource Management and as Head of HR for Russell Brennan Keane, Karen leads out the HR function for our team in RBK consisting of over 120 management and staff.  

Karen is a member of CIPD having completed Human Resources Management degree with the National College of Ireland.  Karen also holds a Diploma in Employment Law through the Law Society. 

As part of our HR Solutions offering to clients, Karen proactively provides HR & Recruitment Solutions to a large client base across a variety of industry sectors. 

Karen is people driven and hands on in her approach and style.  Her expertise lies in the practical solutions she offers on matters including Resource Planning, Performance Improvement Planning, Talent Management and Career Development, Restructuring & Redundancy, Grievance & Disciplinary and HR legislation and compliance. 

Karen has also established herself as a strong consultant on Recruitment & Selection at every level from graduates to Senior level appointments in Finance, HR, Accounts and Support Services.           

Email: kbuckley@rbk.ie