Chris Hylands

Associate Director


  • Chris joined HNH in December 2018 as an Assistant Manager in our Corporate Finance team. Prior to joining HNH Chris spent 4.5 years working at EY; during which time he completed his training contract, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2017. Whilst at EY Chris obtained experience working across both Audit and Transaction Advisory Services; advising clients throughout the UK and Ireland on a range of matters. During this period Chris gained experience performing complex financial and commercial analysis across the IT & Telecommunications, Manufacturing and Financial Services sectors.
  • Chris was educated at the University of Ulster where he studied Law as an Undergraduate before completing a Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting.


  • Chris works across a wide range of M&A transaction types, including company disposals & acquisitions and the raising of growth capital for SMEs. Chris helps manage the day to day elements of the transactions he is involved in, acting as a further point of client contact and supporting lead directors in ensuring that agreed strategies are fully implemented and client objectives achieved.  
  • Outside the office Chris is a an avid rugby fan and enjoys hillwalking and eating out with family and friends.


  • ACA, LLB, PgDip

Transactional Experience