Meet our Team

Who will you trust with your money?

PAUL MCGOWAN

Bcomm, FCA, LIA,
Chartered Accountant,
Managing Director

Paul founded Seaspray Financial Services, the group company,after spending over 30 years in investment markets, corporate finance and banking. A Chartered Accountant and Registered Stockbroker, Paul has previously built and sold a successful stockbroking firm and has sat on boards of investment firms, the Irish Stock exchange and a number of International quoted investment funds.

paul.mcgowan@seasprayfs.ie

Ph: +353 86 26 25284

DANNY O'LEARY

MBA, BFS, QFA,
Chartered Banker,
Head of Seaspray Private

Danny has over 40 years’ experience in Banking and Financial Services primarily with the Bank of Ireland Group, with IBI (Investment Bank of Ireland) and Bank of Ireland Asset Management . In 1998, Danny then headed up the newly formed BOI Private Banking in the West, North and South of the country which continued and cemented his long affiliation with some of Ireland’s leading Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Families, Corporates, and Charities. Danny holds the Chartered Banker designation from UCD’s School of Professional Finance which is the gold standard for professionals working in the Banking sector. He also holds an MBA from NUIG, a Bachelor in Financial Services from UCD, and is also a Qualified Financial Advisor.

danny.oleary@seasprayfs.ie

Ph: +353 87 256 38 43

ADELE TAYLOR

CFP® LIB SIA QFA Grad Dip,
Head of Client Services

Adele’s career in Financial Services began with a move to BOI Private Banking in Galway. Her development continued with lead roles in Client Services locally, regionally and nationally. In 2015 Adele moved to a lending role with PTSB and subsequently into Private Practice focusing on High Net Worth clients . A Qualified Financial Adviser and Specialist Investment Adviser, Adele also holds the LIB designation as a Licentiate member of the Institute of Bankers. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from UCD’s School of Professional Finance. Adele also holds the internationally recognised CFP® designation.

adele.taylor@seasprayfs.ie

Ph: +353 86 024 09 06

BRIAN WALSH

QFA,
Client Services Director

Brian has 30 years’ experience in Financial Services,primarily in providing advice to the High Net Worth clients. Starting in Banking and Corporate Brokerage, Brian moved to Bank of Ireland Private Banking (2006 – 2017), where he was an Associate Director. Both Brian and Danny were involved in the inception of the FamilyOffice Division of the Private Bank, providing investment advice to Ireland’s Wealthiest Families. Brian is a Qualified Financial Advisor and also has an internationally recognised High-Performance Leadership and Coaching qualification.

brian.walsh@seasprayfs.ie

Ph: +353 86 171 2765