About Mizen

Who We Are

The Mizen Group is a boutique RegTech compliance advisory firm specializing in regulatory compliance with innovative diagnostic products and compliance advisory services. Co-founded in 2015 by Patrick Kelly and Paul McCarthy, our firm has built diagnostics and a consulting practice designed to give control back to the compliance officer and the financial institutions. The Mizen Group is a member of the Institute of International Bankers (IIB), the Association of International Bank Audit and Compliance Professionals (AIBACP) and Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (ACSS).

Management Team

Mizen’s leadership team and its staff have been in the banking, compliance, research and technology space for 20+ years.


  • Dr. Tom Butler

    Professor, Information Systems and Regulatory Technologies, UCC

  • Linda Lerner

    Partner, Halloran Farkas + Kittila LLP

  • Don Ross

    Professor, Head of the School of Society, Politics and Ethics, University College Cork

  • Dr. Rula Sayaf

    Expert in privacy, security and machine learning

  • Patrick Sells

    Head of Bank Solutions, NYDIG