About Us

McAdam Consulting Services Ltd, t/a MCA Consulting is an independent local and rural development consultancy providing a range of services for local development agencies, local and central government agencies, the community and voluntary sector and private sector across Ireland, Northern Ireland and the EU. The business was founded in late 2006.

Principal Consultant Profile

Allen McAdam established MCA Consulting following over 12 years working at Chief Executive and Senior management level in the business, local development and community and voluntary sectors. 


He brings with him a wealth of hands on experience at planning for and managing publicly funded initiatives and programmes, built up over a period of in excess of 25 years. This knowledge base is founded on a practical experience of corporate governance requirements and indeed best practice, not only from a theoretical viewpoint, but from a day to day functional programme management perspective.

Allen has experience both nationally and internationally over a wide range of disciplines, and has extensive hands on project delivery experience with well developed people skills, a diplomatic approach, and a comprehensive network of contacts and is committed long term to providing a quality service coupled with flexibility to clients. 

At a regional, national and trans-European basis he has been actively involved in project and programme development, transfer of best practice and expertise and heavily involved in local development. He has represented Ireland at European Level for a number of years and delivered lectures and training workshops both nationally and in a number of other European countries.

Allen is a current or former Member of numerous regional, national and trans-European organisations including:

speaker with Minister McEntee at European movement event
Speaker with Minister McEntee at European Movement Event
Being interviewed for International Fund for Ireland video at Crumlin Road Belfast
Being interviewed for International Fund for Ireland video at Crumlin Road Belfast
Launch of Healthy Monaghan strategy we prepared
Launch of Healthy Monaghan Strategy
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