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Meet the Team

We have experienced advisors available to meet, you no matter where you are in the country. Based on the location of your workplace, you will be meeting with one of the team below. 

Evan Hughes, Senior Partner

I’m Evan Hughes and in 2007 I co-founded PSRA with Robert. Prior to that I worked with public sector workers when I spent some time with Cornmarket, working with teachers who were members of the INTO and ASTI schemes. After that I worked with Marsh Ireland, part of the Mercer group. At that time I advised a wide range of public sector workers such civil servant members of the CPSU, PSEU and IMPACT schemes, medical consultants through the IHCA scheme and teachers and lecturers through the TUI scheme. In all, I’ve been advising Ireland’s public sector workers on their finances since 2001. We formed PSRA in 2007 as we felt there was a better, truly independent way to give financial advice to Ireland’s public sector workers. 

My primary degree is the Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies (BBLS) with UCD. I hold my Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) Status since 2003. Following on from that I added a Diploma in Financial Services and became a Fellow of the LIA which is the Education and Development Association for those who work in Ireland’s Financial Services sector.

I’m available for appointments in our Maynooth office for anyone whose workplace is located in the following areas – Dublin North, Dublin West, Counties Meath, Westmeath, Kildare, Louth, Cavan or Monaghan. If you’d like to meet with me, contact Brian in our office on 1890 282 282 to arrange an appointment at a time that suits you. Evening appointments are available on request.    

Robert Kelly, Senior Partner

I co-founded PRSA with Evan in 2007 as we felt there was a better, independent way to give financial advice to Ireland’s public sector workers. 

I am a graduate of the University of Wales, Cardiff with a degree in Business Administration and a member of the LIA which is the Education and Development Association for those who work in Ireland’s Financial Services sector. I have over 15 years’ experience advising public sector employees on their finances. Prior to PRSA I worked with Cornmarket and Marsh providing advice on group affinity schemes across the public sector. I’m available for appointments in our Maynooth office for anyone whose workplace is located in the following areas – Dublin South and for appointments in counties Galway, Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Cork.

If you’d like to meet with me, contact Brian in our office on 1890 282 282 to arrange an appointment at a time that suits you. Evening appointments are available on request. 

Ciarán Hughes, Junior Partner

Ciarán Hughes is my name.  I joined PSRA in 2009 and I have been the PSRA consultant for the North West since then. Prior to this I had many years’ experience working in a family tax consultancy firm in Kildare. 

My primary degree is the Bachelor of Science in Finance & Accounting (BSc F&A) with NUI Maynooth. I hold my Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) Status since 2009. 

The counties which I cover are Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Donegal, and Mayo. I am available for appointments in your workplace or at home if you prefer. Talk to Brian in the office to arrange a meeting at a time that suits.

If you’d like to meet with me please contact the office. Evening and weekend appointments are available on request.

Clodagh Byrne, Junior Partner

I’m Clodagh Byrne and I started working with PSRA in 2010 covering the South East area.

Prior to my current role I worked in Postbank as Nationwide Business Development Manager, previous to that I worked as Area Sales Manager for South Leinster/Munster region and previously as Retail Sales Executive in Waterford GPO. I started my financial career working in Canada Life Assurance Head Office in Blackrock, Co Dublin gaining valuable experience in several departments. In all I’ve working in the financial services sector since 2001.

My primary degree is the Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies (BBLS) with UCD (2001). Following on from that I added an Associateship of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII in 2005) and also completed a Certificate in Mortgage Practice (2008). I hold my Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA) Status since 2006. 

I’m available for appointments for anyone whose workplace is located in the following areas – Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford and Tipperary.

If you’d like to meet with me, contact Brian in our office to arrange an appointment at a time that suits you. Evening appointments are available on request.    

Joe Murray, Junior Partner

I’m Joe Murray and I began my career as a Financial Advisor in 1999. I worked mainly with the private sector for the first 12 years where I gained valuable experience in all types of Investments and Pensions. In 2011 I joined PSRA and since then have been advising Public Sector workers on all aspects of their finances as well as being able to advise their spouses or partners in the private sector. In 2014 I was made a junior partner in the business

I am a fully Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) since 2001. I keep myself up to date with all the latest changes in the industry as well as doing ongoing continuous professional development (CPD). Since I started my career my motto has always been to give the advice that’s in the clients’ best interest. 

I am available for appointments in the Cork, Carlow, Laois, Offaly and Wicklow areas. Appointments can be made in the evenings as well as during the day. 

To speak to an advisor in your area call 1890 282 282 or request a call

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