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Our team

Close Brothers Commercial Finance brings together a team of experienced finance specialists who understand the needs of businesses both large and small. The team is committed to bringing greater access to finance in the Irish market and supporting customers to achieve their goals through the creation of bespoke finance packages.

Ciaran McAreavey

Ciaran McAreavey, CEO

Ciaran is the CEO of Close Brothers Commercial Finance and chairs the Executive Committees for the businesses which operate in Ireland. He joined Close Brothers in 2015 and is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance, banking and financial services. Ciaran has held a number of senior leadership roles in the banking sector in the UK and Ireland where he led origination and relationship management teams in the areas of corporate banking, M&A, project finance and property finance. Ciaran also volunteers as a Non Executive Director on the board of a charity which focuses on developing and providing social and affordable housing in Ireland.

We've got the whole of Ireland covered

    Gavin Smith

    Gavin Smith

    Head of Sales Ireland
     

    01 893 3412

    Robert Keane

    Robert Keane

    Regional Sales Director
    Connaught and Munster

    01 893 3430

    Emma Blair

    Emma Blair

    Regional Sales Director Northern Ireland

    028 93 441446

    Jenna Gass

    Jenna Gass

    Sales Director
    Co Down and Co Armagh

    028 93 441449

    Chris Guilfoyle

    Chris Guilfoyle

    Commercial Director - Asset Finance

    01 893 3436

    Anthony Aylward

    Anthony Aylward

    Sales Director
    Leinster

    01 893 3428

    Willy John Manley

    Willie John Manley

    Sales Director
    Cork and Kerry

    01 893 3431
     

    Cathy McGale

    Cathy McGale

    Sales Director
    Co Londonderry and Co Donegal

    028 93 441442

    Garvan McCauley

    Garvan McCauley

    Sales Director
    Co Fermanagh and Co Tyrone

    028 93 441448

    Matthew Dolan

    Matthew Dolan

    Sales Director
    Leinster

    01 893 3413
     

    Ken Havelin

    Kenneth Havelin

    Sales Director
    Leinster

    01 893 3439

    Joanne Kelly-Quinn

    Joanne Kelly-Quinn

    Business Development Executive

    01 893 3409

    Frank Coffey

    Frank Coffey

    Sales Director
    Co Antrim

    028 93 441412

    Rose McMullan

    Rose McMullan

    Business Development Supervisor

    028 93 441452

    Karl Jennings

    Karl Jennings

    Sales Director
    Leinster

    01 893 3414

    Darren Robinson

    Darren Robinson

    Sales Director
    Leinster

    01 893 3416
     

    Patrick Barry

    Patrick Barry

    Sales Director
    Limerick, Clare and Tipperary

    01 893 3438


     

    Frank Byrne

    Frank Byrne

    Sales Director
    Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford

    01 893 3429

    James Newland

    James Newland

    Business Development Executive

    01 893 3406
     

    Paul Stephens

    Paul Stephens

    Head of Corporate & ABL
    Dublin

    01 893 3415

    Cathal Ryan

    Cathal Ryan

    Sales Director
    Dublin

    01 893 3434

    Jane McDaid

    Jane McDaid

    Sales Director
    Belfast

    028 93 441429

    Aidan Rothwell

    Aidan Rothwell

    Sales Director
    Dublin

    01 893 3433

    Joel Callagan

    Joel Callaghan

    Sales Director - ABL & Invoice Discounting
    Belfast

    028 93 341430

    Stewart WIlson

    Stewart Wilson

    Client Services Director
    Belfast

    028 93 441455

    Ted Wallace

    Ted Wallace

    Senior Credit Risk Manager
    Dublin

    01 893 3405

    Alice Meehan

    Alice Meehan

    Head of Operations
    Ireland

    028 93 441440

    Linda Mallon

    Linda Mallon

    Commercial Director Ireland

    028 93 441432

    Brian OKeeffe

    Brian O'Keeffe

    Senior Client Manager
    Dublin

    01 893 3401

    David Galbraith

    David Galbraith

    Senior Client Manager
    Belfast

    028 93 441423

    Derek Byrne

    Senior Client Manager
    Dublin

    01 893 3403

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    Close Brothers Commercial Finance
    Swift Square | Building 1
    Santry Demesne
    North Wood
    Dublin 9
    D09 A0E4

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    ROI: (01) 871 1060

    NI: 028 9344 1410

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