BlackStill Consulting Services Limited is an independent company providing services in the following areas:

  • IT Governance (ISO/IEC 38500);
  • Assessment Services (ISO/IEC 20000 and ISO/IEC 27001);
  • Information Security Consulting (ISO/IEC 27001);
  • IT Service Management Consulting (ITIL and ISO/IEC 20000);
  • Quality Management (ISO 9001).

We provide services to a number of clients in the financial, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and managed services sectors.

Our objective is to provide a confidential and independent quality service to our clients.


We provide services to a number of clients in the financial, manufacturing, technology and service sectors, assisting with the design and implementation of processes and controls to ensure the effective, efficient and acceptable use of Information Technology within their organisation.


Behind BlackStill

Fran Davern BlackStill Consulting

Fran Davern

Fran is an experienced IT and business consultant having managed different aspects of Ulster Bank Groups IT Services for over 18 years before moving into consulting in 2003. He has extensive IT governance and organisational change experience gained in companies within the financial services, managed services, manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. He was a board member of itSMF Ireland from 2009 to 2017 including 4 years as chair.

Fran is a Fellow of the Irish Computer Society (FICS).

Marion Martin BlackStill Consulting

Marion Martin

Marion is a highly motivated IT Consultant and Auditor with strong analytical and problem solving skills. These skills are complemented with IT Governance, Information Security, IT Service Management, Quality Management, Project Management and Leadership experience gained over 30 years, working both in Irish Financial Services organisations and in a variety of other areas.

Marion is a certified ITIL Master.