Meet Our International Team

As experts in International recruitment, covering Canada, Cayman, Europe, London and the US, our team Sarah Barry ACA and Jonathan Olden take their jobs seriously.

They are who professionals interested in international opportunities go to before they start looking for a job.

They are the professionals who advise industry leaders on attracting and retaining international talent.

Here’s a little bit more about them…

Sarah Barry ACA | Partner | International Appointment | Barden

Sarah Barry ACA is a Partner with Barden’s international practice. She is an expert in international careers and specialises in the recruitment of accounting, finance and legal professionals across the world.

She is a graduate of University College Cork, holding a BA in Economics and Computer Science, and an MBS in Business Studies. Sarah then went on to complete her Chartered Accountants Ireland qualification working with KPMG.

Contact Sarah at or via LinkedIn.

Jonathan Olden | Managing Partner | Barden

Jonathan Olden is Managing Partner of Barden Cork. He began his career in the legal sector, spending the first 6 years with one of Cork’s largest legal firms. During his time there he qualified as a solicitor and gained excellent and practical in-house experience advising and representing a range of clients.

In 2010 Jonathan moved to the recruitment sector specialising in finance recruitment. Since then he has recruited in Cork and Dublin, within the legal, accounting and finance space.

In 2017, together with Ed Heffernan and Elaine Brady, he established Barden Cork. He now leads a team of 8 recruitment experts covering accounting & tax, financial services, IT and legal recruitment.

Contact Jonathan at or via LinkedIn.

Building Your International Team?

Reach out to our International team to see how they can help you build and retain truly world class international teams.

Sarah Barry at

Jonathan Olden at


About Barden

Barden is a partner led expert recruitment firm consumed with supporting companies that really know the value of people. Our expertise covers Accounting & Tax, Financial Services, IT and Legal recruitment. Our people are trained/qualified in their specialist areas. Our approach is consultative not transactional. In Barden we really know the value of people; both your people and ours.





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