Declan is currently a Valuations Director at Brand Finance PLC based in London, who also serves as a Director for both Brand Finance Africa and Brand Finance Ireland. Declan has been with Brand Finance since 2015, during which time he has overseen the publication of the annual brand rankings, conducted training and seminars, and worked across multiple sectors in five continents

Declan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and received marketing training through the Mini MBA in marketing by Mark Ritson. Declan studied at the University of Cape Town and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Science in Finance with Economics.