Founder and MD of Dolmen Recruitment Partners, Irish-native Hugh Murray has enjoyed a professional career that has spanned 20 years across Investment Management, Recruitment, Organisational Psychology and Behaviour.

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Hugh is a recruitment expert and a qualified organisational psychological and behavioural practitioner, who has always been dedicated to best practice in search & selection.  Over the last 10 years, Hugh has provided fortune 1000 companies and  financial, investment, accounting and consulting firms with high performing subject matter expert and leadership talent solutions across all industry sectors  in  the Irish & international marketplace. His teams have twice being recognised as “Best in Practice team of the Year” by National Recruitment Federation.

Hugh has managed teams from 3 - 150 people across various disciplines and has extensive recruitment experience especially at senior/executive level and in start-up and ramp-up environments. He has headed up recruitment functions in Banking, Finance, Accounting, Insurance, Law, HR, Data Analytics and Executive Search with the market leading recruitment brands in Ireland.  His network and market insight set him apart as one of the leading recruiters in the financial and professional services space. 

Hugh is passionate about helping people into employment and is involved in initiatives that help the under privileged and the long term unemployed back to work. He has spoken at many industry events, on radio and TV on a variety of subjects and has helped develop courses with higher education providers. 


  • MSc in Work & Organisational Psychology and Behaviour, DCU
  • BCOMM, specialism in Accountancy & Finance, NUIG
  • HDip in International Hotel Management, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • CIPD qualfied
  • Certificate level A and B in Occupational Assessment, British Psychological Association
  • Fellow of the National Recruitment Federation