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About Us

Our Principles

  • A true partnership with clients, where we start with the life they want and we put a plan in place to achieve this.
  • No portfolio without a plan.
  • All investments based on a documented financial life strategy.
  • We embrace complexity and search for simple and elegant solutions for clients.
  • Exceptional service to clients at all times.
  • Invest based on evidence and data.
  • Always put clients' interests before our own.
  • Clear and transparent charges.

Too many people live as if they had a thousand years to throw away. Live now. 

Marcus Aurelius


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Paddy Mahony

Chief Executive

Paddy Mahony

Paddy Mahony

Chief Executive


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 Martin

Operations Director & Head of Finance

Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Operations Director & Head of Finance

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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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 O’Connor

Mortgage Advisor

Stefan Ruddell

Theresa Donnelly

Mortgage Advisor

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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Ciara Whinfield

Administrator

Ciara Whinfield

ADMINISTRATOR

Ciara joined PFP Financial in September 2021. She is an accomplished administrator who previously worked for New Ireland Assurance and has 13 years’ experience working in the Financial Services and Life & Pensions Industry. She holds a Certificate in Pension Administration from the Irish Institute of Pension Managers (IIPM).

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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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Julie-Ann Kilduff

Mortgage Administrator

Julie-Ann Kilduff

Mortgage Administrator

Julie-Ann has over 19 years’ experience in the financial services sector having spent the majority of her career in AIB. Her experience has been in Retail Branch Banking specialising in customer relationship management, financial planning and mortgage advisory. Julie-Ann is a qualified Financial Advisor and a member of the Institute of Bankers Ireland.

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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.