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About Us

We believe that financial planning starts with discovering what's really important to you in life and what goals you have for the future. Whatever ambitions and plans you have, our financial planning services are designed to help you manage your day-to-day finances, grow and protect your wealth. We work together with our clients to deliver financial planning and wealth management solutions carefully tailored to individual needs.


The Way We Work:

  • Always put our clients' interests above our own. As well as being the right thing to do, it is good for business in the long term.
  • Invest based on evidence and data.
  • Clarity and transparency in pricing.
  • No portfolio without a plan. All investing must be based on a documented financial strategy.
  • Offer exceptional client service to all clients all of the time.
  • We embrace complexity and search for simple and elegant solutions for clients.

Meet the Team

Our team of experienced industry professionals offer a personalised, flexible and direct approach to our clients.


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Paddy Mahony

Managing Director

Paddy Mahony

Paddy Mahony

Managing Director


Paddy received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin in 2002. Subsequent to this, Paddy trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, Dublin. Paddy qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2005. During his time at KPMG, Paddy worked with some of the largest Irish private and public companies as well as a large number of multinational companies. Paddy is also a Qualified Financial Advisor and holds a Diploma in Insolvency from Chartered Accountants Ireland.

In 2006, Paddy joined Corless & Associates as Group Financial Controller. He co-founded PFP Financial Services Limited in August 2009.

Education and Qualifications:

  • BComm, FCA, QFA, Diploma in Insolvency

Accreditation:

  • Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Member of Life Insurance Association

Sectors:

  • Medical Consultants
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services (Accountancy firms/ Law firms)
  • Medium to Large Private Irish Family Businesses (Directors and Owners)
  • Sports professionals
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Andrew Nevin

Director

Andrew Nevin

Andrew Nevin

Director


Andrew has 15 years of experience in financial planning working with individual and corporate clients.

He is a Qualified Financial Adviser and a Member of the Life Insurance Association and Institute of Bankers in Ireland. Andrew joined Corless and Associates in 2004 as a Financial Services Manager. He worked previously with New Ireland Assurance, a leading company in the area of financial planning. He co-founded PFP Financial Services Limited in August 2009.

Education and Qualifications:

  • QFA

Accreditation:

  • Member of Life Insurance Association

Sectors:

  • Technology
  • Post Retirement
  • Medical Consultants
  • Private Equity
  • Business Owners and Company Directors
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Andrew Martin

Finance Manager

Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Finance Manager

Andrew joined PFP Financial in May 2014. Through PFP Financial he completed his ACCA exams and qualified in 2019. He subsequently completed his APA in Loans. He was appointed Finance Manager in June 2018. In addition, he specialises in mortgage advice for self-employed individuals, professional services executives and medical consultants.

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Eadaoin Byrne

Financial Advisor

Eadaoin Byrne

Eadaoin Byrne

Financial Advisor

Eadaoin graduated with a BA Hons in Legal Studies with Business from Waterford Institute of Technology in 2010. She joined PFP Financial Services in November 2010 and obtained the Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) designation in 2014. Eadaoin specialises in pensions, life assurance and mortgage advisory services.

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Hugh Gallagher

Financial Advisor

Hugh Gallagher

Hugh Gallagher

Financial Advisor

Hugh received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin in 1999 and completed a Masters Degree in Financial Services in the UCD Smurfit School of Business in 2000. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, becoming a charterholder in 2006. Hugh first worked in trading and investment management roles before moving into a financial advisory role. He also became a Qualified Financial Advisor in 2009 and is the author of the book "Straight Talk on Financial Planning."

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Stefan Ruddell

Financial Advisor

Stefan Ruddell

Stefan Ruddell

Financial Advisor

Stefan joined PFP Financial in 2021 after spending 4 years as a Financial Planning Advisor for Irish Life, working within their Bancassurance channel with AIB. He has over 7 years’ experience working in sales and service across both the finance and health insurance industries. He is QFA & RPA qualified.

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Theresa Donnelly

Mortgages

Stefan Ruddell

Theresa Donnelly

Mortgages

Theresa has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services sector having started her career in 1996 with EBS Building Society. She has since worked for Bank of Ireland and a number of other firms specialising in financial planning and mortgage advisory services. Theresa is a Qualified Financial Adviser and a Member of the Life Insurance Association and Institute of Bankers in Ireland.

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Susan Hardiman

Administrator

Susan Hardiman

Susan Hardiman

Administrator

Susan joined PFP Financial in 2021 and has worked in the Insurance industry for 30 years, having started her career in 1991 with New Ireland Assurance. Susan has achieved the Qualified Financial Advisor and Certified Insurance Practitioner designations.

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Julie Ann Lakes

Administrator

Julie Ann Lakes

Julie Ann Lakes

Administrator

Julie Ann has 15 years of experience working in the life and pensions industry. She joined PFP Financial from New Ireland Assurance. She is QFA and RPA qualified.

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Ross Devlin

Financial Advisor

 Ross Devlin

Ross Devlin

Financial Advisor

Ross has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector, having started his career in 1998 with New Ireland Assurance. He has since worked for a number of firms specialising in wealth management and financial planning. Ross has extensive experience working with both individual and corporate clients and is QFA, RPA and SIA qualified. He joined PFP Financial in 2020 and works primarily with our emerging wealth client group.

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Sandra Heavey

Client Services

 Sandra Heavey

Sandra Heavey

Client Services

Sandra has over 20 years of experience in the media and advertising industry working across a number of Irish and international brands. Changing path in 2019, she took on a client service role in PFP Financial. She holds a BSc. Mgmt and Advanced Diploma in Marketing Techniques from TCD and DIT respectively.