Meet the Team

Michael Brady



Michael is a well established agricultural consultant and land agent. He qualified from UCD in 1987 with a B.Agr.Sc.(hon) and commenced his career as a Dairy Husbandry Advisor with MAFF-ADAS UK in 1987.

He returned to Ireland in 1989 to work with a private firm and established Brady Group in 1995. He completed a Nuffield Scholarship in 2005 where he studied advisory services in France, Australia and New Zealand. Michael is passionate and enthusiastic in helping farmers achieve their goals.

Michael was a judge in the National Dairy Farmer of the Year Competition in 2010 and he is the current President of the Agricultural Consultants Association of Ireland.

When not at work Michael regularly contributes to public debates, makes the odd TV appearance and is sports mad.


Julie Roche



Julie graduated with a degree in Agricultural Science from UCD  in 2001. Having previously held positions in sales and account management for well known pharmaceutical and fertiliser companies she joined Brady Group in 2007.

Julies areas of work within Brady Group include business planning, agricultural expert witness, future of farm business advice, and providing assistance /advice regarding compliance with European legislation e.g. Nitrates Directive, Single Payment Scheme and other government schemes.

Horses are her source of escape as she partakes in many equestrian activities including fox hunting.

Anna Sexton



Anna graduated from UCD in 2004 with a B.Agr.Sc (hon) in Animal Science. She completed a Higher Diploma in Co-operative Organisation, Food Marketing and Rural Development in UCC in 2005. She began her career with another accountancy/consultancy firm in February 2006 and joined Brady Group in February 2009.

Anna is a Cross Compliance Farm Advisory Service approved advisor with the Department of Agriculture, and is also approved by the Health and Safety Authority for completion of farm risk assessment. She is a member of the Agricultural Science Association(ASA). Her main areas of expertise are cross compliance, nitrates, farm building planning permissions, milk quota and milk production partnerships, dairy herd health, welfare and environmental schemes.

When not working for Brady Group Anna enjoys keeping fit and has an interest in outdoor activities.

David Delaney


 David graduated from UCD in 2011 with a B.Agr.Sc(hon) in Animal and Crop Production. Having worked as an independent advisor since graduating, he joined Brady Group in January 2015.

David is based in Drogheda in County Louth, servicing the East, North-East, Midlands and Border counties. The full suite of Brady Group services are available in this region with David specialising in farm business planning, financial and technical performance, future of your farm business advice, farmyard design and planning permission.

He has a strong interest in all sports and plays gaelic football with his local club. Downtime is spent travelling and socialising with friends.