The leadership team

John Corcoran CEO

John holds a BCL and a LLM (Business Law) from UCC, a Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Finance from Chartered Accountants Ireland. he is, a Registered Stockbroker, a Registered Tax Consultant, a Qualified Financial Advisor, has Diplomas in Wealth Management & Investments, is a Member of Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments and a Member of the Irish Institute of Bankers and a Member of the London Institute of Banking and Finance. John has 20 Years + experience in Private Investment & Corporate Finance Transactions (Disposals, Acquisitions, Valuations, Fund Raising, Structured Product) in both Ireland and the UK. He has served in senior management positions with PLCs and AIM listed companies in addition to working with start-ups and established SMEs. John is also authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK and sits on the board of AXG Asset Management, a FCA regulated firm.

Gary Day- Director and Client Adviser

Gary Day has been working in Financial Services since the 90s and during his career Gary has advised clients in various locations around the world in the Far East, Middle East, Europe and the UK. Gary is an Independent Financial Advisor regulated both by the Central Bank of Ireland and by the Financial Conduct Authority. He has a level 4 diploma in financial advice and is also a Regulated Pension Specialist. As a Regulated Advisor he is authorised to provide advice on a wide range of financial matters Pension Schemes and pension sharing in divorce cases. He is a member of The London Institute of Banking & Finance. John has 20 Years + experience in Private Investment & Corporate Finance Transactions (Disposals, Acquisitions, Valuations, Fund Raising, Structured Product) in both Ireland and the UK. He has served in senior management positions with PLCs and AIM listed companies in addition to working with start-ups and established SMEs. John is also authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK and sits on the board of AXG Asset Management, a FCA regulated firm.

Jackie Campbell – Compliance and Risk Manager

Jackie has over 15 years in-depth experience in the implementation of Compliance, Regulatory and Risk solutions. She has extensive relationship management experience working with a number of Regulators in Ireland, UK, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland. She has a proven track record in the delivery of high-quality business, operations, compliance, risk and information technology change internationally. She has managed significant Conduct Risk Programme for a large retail bank which was showcased as a key successful case study at the AL Goodbody Annual Regulatory Conference in 2019. She holds both the Professional Diploma in Compliance (LCOI) & Professional Certificate in Data Protection (CDPO). John has 20 Years + experience in Private Investment & Corporate Finance Transactions (Disposals, Acquisitions, Valuations, Fund Raising, Structured Product) in both Ireland and the UK. He has served in senior management positions with PLCs and AIM listed companies in addition to working with start-ups and established SMEs. John is also authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK and sits on the board of AXG Asset Management, a FCA regulated firm.

Paul Murray – Independent Director

Paul is both a qualified accountant and tax consultant, he also holds a Diploma in Pensions from the Life Insurance Association (LIA) and a Diploma in Trust and Estate Management from the Law Society. Paul has held a number of senior management roles in his 25+ years in the pensions industry, he is co-author is the Irish Taxation Institutes book ‘Pensions: Revenue Law and Practice’ and has written and lectured extensively in all areas of pensions. Paul is a Non-Executive Board Member of EUI Private Wealth Ltd John has 20 Years + experience in Private Investment & Corporate Finance Transactions (Disposals, Acquisitions, Valuations, Fund Raising, Structured Product) in both Ireland and the UK. He has served in senior management positions with PLCs and AIM listed companies in addition to working with start-ups and established SMEs. John is also authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK and sits on the board of AXG Asset Management, a FCA regulated firm.

Paula Downey – Chairperson

Paula is a Bachelor of Laws (L.LB), a qualified accountant (FCA), a Licentiate of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (FCSI). Paula has more than 25 years’ experience in senior Compliance roles including with ABN AMRO Stockbrokers Ireland, HSBCS Securities, Pershing Securities International Ltd and J&E Davy where she was Head of Compliance from 2000 – 2009 and a Board member from 2007-2009. Paula has worked with KPMG in its regulatory advisory practice and prior to establishing her own Compliance consultancy in 2018 spent 7 years as Business and Legal Director in Davy. John has 20 Years + experience in Private Investment & Corporate Finance Transactions (Disposals, Acquisitions, Valuations, Fund Raising, Structured Product) in both Ireland and the UK. He has served in senior management positions with PLCs and AIM listed companies in addition to working with start-ups and established SMEs. John is also authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK and sits on the board of AXG Asset Management, a FCA regulated firm.