Thomas is a self-employed agent of Clear Financial for over 10 years. With a background in agricultural management, Thomas first moved into a Sales role in the de-regulated Telecoms industry where he progressed to managing and mentoring sales teams in the residential phone market. Since joining Clear Financial he has developed a thorough knowledge of the financial products and services available in the Irish market and expertise in aligning these to client needs. Thomas focuses on building strong client relationships and offers a full financial planning service to self-employed individuals and small business owners as well as individual clients.
Aidan Staunton is a self-employed agent of Clear Financial working as a Senior Financial Advisor. He began his career in the Life Insurance industry with Irish Life in 1993 then moving to Zurich Life as a Financial Consultant until joining Clear Financial in 2011. Aidan has a genuine passion for guiding his clients through their financial services journey, making this as simple and straightforward as possible. As President of the IODAI (International Optimist Dinghy Association Ireland) in 2015, Aidan’s role is to promote young sailing in Ireland to all Optimist sailors.
Michael is a self-employed agent of Clear Financial. As a qualified financial advisor with over 20 years’ experience in providing financial advice to business and individual clients, he began his career in financial services with Irish Life. Following fifteen years as Senior Financial Consultant with Zurich Life, he joined Clear Financial in 2011 as a Senior Financial Advisor to provide a broader range of financial products to his clients. He has extensive experience in advising on Life Assurance, Pensions and Investment services in the Irish market.
Aidan O’Neill is a self-employed agent of Clear Financial joining in May 2015. Aidan is a Senior Financial Advisor with 16 years’ experience providing financial planning advice to individual and corporate clients. Aidan has an extensive knowledge of Life Pensions and Investments. He graduated from GMIT with a Diploma in Business Studies 1997 and began his career in financial services with Irish Permanent. In 1999 Aidan was appointed to the role of Financial Consultant with Irish Permanent Life and Pensions. In 2000 he joined Zurich Life and was a Senior Financial Planner for 15 years. Aidan can provide financial planning services which cater for all needs and in recent years Aidan has focused on wealth management solutions for high net worth clients.
Artur holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and a Professional Diploma in Financial Advice. He is an experienced Qualified Financial Advisor with in-depth knowledge of Life Assurance, Pensions, Savings, Investments & Financial Market. Artur constantly monitors and analyses current market conditions, trends and new offerings from providers in the Irish market. He enjoys using his knowledge and experience to provide bespoke financial advice to help clients understand their specific needs, and achieve their financial goals.
Seán Kilbane is a self-employed agent of Clear Financial, having commenced his employment with Clear Financial in a Sales Support role while attaning his QFA qualification. Seán gained a strong understanding of the life and pensions products and services available in the Irish market. Once qualified, Seán began assisting with the care of existing clients of Clear Financial providing financial reviews to ensure that their current financial needs and objectives were being met. Since then Seán has built his own relationships with new clients, focusing on local business owners and individual clients.
T: +353 (0)87 1232093
Sue is a Qualified Financial Advisor with over 14 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry. She joined Clear Financial in 2014. A native of Co. Wexford, Sue began her career in Financial Services with Aviva in 2000 and following seven years in Life & Pensions administration, she left to take up a position as Mortgage Advisor with a brokerage in Kildare. Since then Sue has gained detailed knowledge of the products and services available from the providers in the Irish market and specialises in advising clients on their life, serious illness and income protection needs.
Eamonn is a self-employed agent of Clear Financial. He has 11 years’ experience of offering independent financial advice in the Life, Pensions and investment industry in Ireland. Eamonn uses a consultative approach to finding the right financial solutions for his clients. Eamonn’s aim is to help you make the right choices to safeguard your financial future. Through careful analysis of your current circumstances and future goals, he can assist you in tailoring strategies to ensure your financial plan is right for you – now and in the future. Eamonn is the holder of a Professional Diploma in Financial Advice (QFA).
T: +353 (0)85 1330002
Willie is a self-employed agent of Clear Financial with over 25 years’ experience in financial services. He was granted the designation Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) by the LIA in 2013. Willie began his career with Zurich Life in 1989 and has developed a diverse range of expertise in Financial Services to both Corporate and Individual Clients. Willie worked as a Senior Financial Consultant with Zurich Life for over 16 years before leaving to act as an authorised investment and insurance intermediary in his own right. His role involves providing a holistic overview to financial planning and a detailed financial pathway for clients.
T: +353 (0) 86 2537689
Patrick Roche is a self-employed agent of Clear Financial joining in June 2016. Patrick is a Qualified Financial Advisor with 25 years’ experience in Financial Services. During that time he worked as a Sales Manager with Irish Life and as a Financial Advisor with New Ireland. He spent 10 years with Zurich Life, in its Private Client’s Division, much of it as a Corporate Financial Consultant. While there he was engaged in all aspects of financial planning although he focused primarily on Pensions and Investments. He has detailed knowledge of the Corporate Pensions market. Patrick was awarded the Pensions Diploma from LIA in 2004. He believes in delivering solid financial advice backed up by access to the widest range of financial solutions. Patrick is delighted that he will have the independence in the sector to give his clients the best possible outcomes.
T: +353 (0)83 1957783
Anna Rubin is a self-employed agent of Clear Financial joining in February 2017. Anna is a Certified Financial Planner® Professional with over 10 years Financial Services industry experience. In 2008, she completed Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA) Diploma and went on to obtain Diploma in Financial Services and Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning through UCD. Anna specialises in Retirement Planning, Investments, Family & Income Protection as well as Business Protection. Her career began in Ulster Bank in 2005 working as a Cashier. She has since worked for large corporates such as Davy and Zurich Life gaining insights into Stockbroking and internal operations of a life and pension insurance provider.
T: +353 (0)87 9313569
Marcus is a Qualified Financial Advisor with over 10 years’ experience in Financial Services. He received an honours B.Sc in applied mathematics from Maynooth University in 2007 and completed the QFA in 2009. Marcus went on to obtained the RPA in 2013. Earlier this year Marcus received a 1st class honours in the graduate diploma in financial planning and passed the CFP exam. Gaining valuable experience in New Ireland Assurance and Zurich Life. Marcus joined Clear Financial in July 2017.
T: +353 (0)87 6735544