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Edward Yusko has 30 years’ experience in Financial Services and Technology. As a trusted advisor to wealthy clients both in Los Angeles and Dublin, Edward has been a reliable source of innovative, disruptive and top-performing investment opportunities. His clients have included executives of Fortune 500 companies, technology entrepreneurs, family business owners, and leading professionals in law, healthcare and the entertainment industry. Edward studied at Cornell University and the State University of New York Albany. He holds Bachelors Degrees in Computer Science and Philosophy.
Seán is a Director on the Real Estate team. He has previously worked as a Management Consultant in London and Hong Kong. He is a graduate of Warwick Business School and NUI Galway.
We would like to reassure you that Elkstone will continue to look after you during these challenging and unprecedented times. Our offices are closed to the public and our team is working remotely and fully operational.
You can be connected with your Elkstone contact directly via their mobile number or through our switch operator at +353 (0)1 662 5020.
We will continue to update you as appropriate, in the meantime thanks for all your ongoing support and keep safe and well.
Brigid McKeown has joined the team as Venture Solutions Manager. Her role will involve supporting both our portfolio companies and our own internal operations. Brigid joins from Mastercard Labs, where she was Programme Coordinator for Start Path, Mastercard’s global startup engagement programme.
Fiona as CEO of Elkstone Private has over 30 years’ experience in the Asset Management industry and has held Executive and roles with leading Irish firms managing a full range of investment strategies. She has held senior roles in a combination of AIB Investment Managers (AIBIM), Prescient Investment Managers (Ireland) and Davy. She holds Undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Economics from University College Dublin and the Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors.
Joe is a Regional Manager of Elkstone based in our Galway office. He has 16 years relationship banking experience across Real Estate, SME and Corporate Markets. He is a Business Studies graduate of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology. He is also a qualified Financial Advisor and holds a Diploma in SME Credit.
Paul Kelly is a Financial Accountant on the Elkstone Real Estate team. Previously he was a Financial Accountant on the Property Finance Team of Irish Life Investment Managers, and qualified as an ACA accountant with PwC prior becoming a Manager on its Asset & Wealth Management team where he spent time in its Los Angeles office. Paul is a Business Studies graduate of the University of Limerick, and holds a Masters in Finance, Capital Markets, Derivatives and Corporate Finance from Dublin Institute of Technology.
Patrick is a Manager on the Elkstone Real Estate team. He has previously worked with Pepper Asset Servicing and Link Group across their respective loan servicing and asset management platforms. He is a Bachelor of Arts Economics and Sociology graduate of the University of Limerick, and a Software and Enterprise Solutions Development graduate of Limerick Institute of Technology.
Darragh is a Manager on the Elkstone Real Estate team. He has previously worked in Debt Restructuring and Asset Management (Real Estate) for both Pepper and Link Group. Darragh has a MA in Business Management and a BA in Applied Languages from the University of Limerick.
Marcus is a Portfolio Manager with responsibility for Alternative Finance at Elkstone. Marcus previously worked with Transaction Services in Citibank. He holds an MSc from University College Dublin as well as a postgraduate certificate in Risk and Financial Analysis from Dublin Business School.
Neill is the Head of Talent Services and also the Human Resources Director. He previously worked in companies such as Grant Thornton, New Relic and UnitedHealth Group (Fortune 5). He has over 16 years’ experience in HR, Talent Acquisition, People Analytics, Sourcing Strategy and Diversity & Inclusion. He is passionate about people.
Vlad is an Analyst on the Venture team. He joined Elkstone on graduating from UCD with a Bachelor of Commerce International (with Spanish). During his time at UCD, Vlad worked with a number of start-ups and scale-ups including LetsGetChecked, an Elkstone supported company.
Darren is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a member of the Finance team at Elkstone. Previously he worked with accountancy firm Walsh O’Brien Harnett. He is a graduate of the National College of Ireland.
Dallan is a Manager on the Elkstone Real Estate team. He has previously worked in client fund management, private equity and wealth management. Dallan has a MA in Accountancy and Finance from the University of Aberdeen and an MSc from the Michael Smurfit Business School.
Yura works with the Company Builder team at Elkstone since studying Business Economic and Social Studies at Trinity College Dublin. He currently leads a Fintech project at Elkstone.
Chunpeng is a Real Estate Analyst. He holds a Masters in Quantitative Finance from the Michael Smurfit Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce from UCD.
Declan is a Partner on our Venture team. He has worked in a wide range of roles in the investment world with companies such as ABN AMRO, Pioneer Investments and Davy, in Dublin, London and Hong Kong.
Conor is a Partner on our Venture team. Conor’s background is in Corporate Finance and Investment Management with over 20 years’ experience working with owner-managed, entrepreneurial companies. In recent years he has been directly involved in more than €40m of investment in Irish SMEs.
Tomás is a Partner on our Venture team with a focus on enabling the development of our Portfolio companies. Tomás has over 20 years’ experience in several roles across Corporate Finance, Research, Investor Relations and Corporate Development with organisations such as Davy and Horizon Technology plc.
Niamh is a member of the Clients team at Elkstone. She has over 15 years of experience working with Private clients of both international and domestic Private Banks. Niamh is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Chartered Tax Advisor.
Stephen is part of our Company Builder team at Elkstone. He previously worked as a business consultant in the Mater Private Hospital driving operational and financial efficiencies and managed a payment operations team in UnitedHealth Group.
Ed is part of the Clients team at Elkstone. Having qualified with a Business Studies degree from The University of Limerick, he went on to work in PwC, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, and then Irish Life, where he completed his QFA Examinations. Prior to joining Elkstone, he worked as an International Financial Consultant in Dubai.
Anne is an Executive Assistant. She brings extensive experience gained from previous roles with Opsona Therapeutics, the Irish Medical Council and Diageo.
Hayley supports the Chief Commercial Officer in Elkstone. She is qualified as a lawyer in Spain. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Law and a Masters in International Business Law both from Complutense University of Madrid.
Suzie Connor is an Executive Assistant with Elkstone. She previously worked with a Family Office in London arranging real estate finance for clients primarily from India, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Ruairí is Chief Revenue Officer of Elkstone Partners and a co-founder of the business. He has worked in private equity and real estate asset management, where he established and ran a number of operating businesses.
Ciarán is Chief Commercial Officer and a co-founder of Elkstone Partners. Ciarán has deep experience in corporate finance, banking and real estate law. He is a graduate of Balliol College, Oxford and Harvard Law School. Ciarán previously worked for Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and Davis Polk & Wardwell.
Eileen is Head of Marketing with responsibility for Marketing Communications, Brand Management, and Events at Elkstone. Eileen has over 15 years’ senior marketing experience, predominantly in commercial property and professional services firms. She previously held roles with Grant Thornton, JLL, Unilever and Danone.
John is Head of Finance & Operations for Elkstone. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in private offices, property development and property asset management. He has worked for three significant family offices, most recently as Group Finance Director of the Hottinger Group, working in their international Family Office, Private Office and Investment Management businesses.
Paul is a Portfolio Manager with Elkstone Private. He has over 30 years direct portfolio management experience in global Equity and Fixed Income markets using a fundamental and valuation based investment approach for mutual fund and institutional mandates.
Tanner is the Executive Assistant to Alan Merriman, Executive Chairman at Elkstone. He previously worked in KPMG’s Transaction Services department, where he qualified as a chartered accountant. Tanner holds a Masters in Accounting from Michael Smurfit Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce from UCD.
Ruth is a member of the Clients team at Elkstone. She has over 15 years’ experience working in the Private Client and Wealth Management area in Deloitte amongst other firms. Ruth holds a BComm from University College Galway, is a Chartered Tax Advisor (Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute), and is a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA).
Paddy is a member of the Venture team. He joined Elkstone on graduating from UCD with a Bachelor of Commerce.
Pádraig is a seasoned real estate professional with over twenty years of underwriting and senior relationship management in both Ireland and internationally. Pádraig is a co-founder of Elkstone Partners.
Gill supports the Venture team at Elkstone. Previously she held the position of Community Manager at Iconic Offices in Dublin, and Brand Manager with Clarins. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management and Operations from the National College of Ireland.
As CEO of Elkstone Private, Bruno oversees our Family Office and Wealth Management business lines. He has over 25 years experience in investment management, real estate, private equity, and private investment office. He has worked with highly reputed organisations in the US, UK, EU and Monaco. He further built and sold off several private client businesses before joining Elkstone.
David McGoldrick has over 15 years experience across Investment and Development Property based debt/equity funded transaction both in Ireland and internationally.
Mike Perrick is our Clients Acquisition Manager. He has significant experience in institutional and corporate sales within the financial services sector.
Chris is Independent Director and Chairman of Elkstone Private and has a track record of investment management stretching over 47 years. Chris was formerly CIO with Bank of Ireland Asset Management (BIAM).
Stephen’s is a Client Account Manager that has over twenty years experience in the financial markets including institutional research, client fund management and private equity.
Alan is the founder of Elkstone Private and the Executive Chairman of Elkstone Partners. He oversees and leads all the group’s activities. Alan was formerly FD at EBS Bank and a senior partner at PwC.
Gosia is part of our client services support group assisting with reporting and research needs.
Cathy is Head of Compliance, Cathy worked in Bank of Ireland Group for 15 years across a range of business units including Group Regulatory Compliance & Operational Risk and Retail & Wealth Management functions.
Cian is a senior financial analyst focussed on supporting our wealth management and investment services clients. Cian studied Financial and Actuarial Mathematics at DCU and has been with Elkstone from the very beginning.
Simon is one of our senior client relationship leads. Simon previously worked for Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group, and Certus. He has extensive banking and real estate experience.
Elsa is senior investment manager supporting Elkstone Private’s professional clients. Elsa, a Harvard graduate joined Elkstone from Mercer Park LP (formerly Sandelman Partners LP), a New York based multi-strategy and special situation hedge fund.