Derval Rooney

Finance Director


  • Finance Director – HNH 2020 – Present
  • Financial Controller – AMI – 2019 – 2020
  • Financial Controller – Automated Intelligence – 2017 – 2019
  • Client Services Senior Accountant – Augentius – 2015 -2017
  • Corporate Finance Senior – KPMG – 2014 – 2015
  • Assistant Manager Audit – Deloitte -2010 – 2014


  • Derval leads all financial and internal operations for HNH and supports the Board in delivering against strategic objectives and growth plans.
  • Derval has a wealth of cross-industry financial knowledge. Prior to joining HNH, Derval worked for a number of SMEs, with full responsibility for the management of the finance function. At AMI, Derval lead a programme of change to bring the finance function in-house, providing the Board and wider Executive team with better oversight and analysis of business performance, aiding decision making and driving business growth.
  • Derval worked in the KPMG Corporate Finance department, supporting fund raising and M&A transactions and assisting clients in the consideration of commercial and strategic solutions. 
  • Derval trained as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte, managing audits for clients across multiple industry groups.


  • CAI – ACA
  • Queen’s University Belfast – BSc. (Hons) 1st class, Accounting