Our fee structure aligns our interest with yours, which builds trust. There are no upfront fees, no early exit penalties, no ongoing dealing charges. We charge a transparent annual management fee which allows us to be honest with our clients and build deep, long-term relationships. We advise on the investment solutions that best meet the specific needs of each individual client.
Working Together and Empowering People
We believe in empowering our clients through enabling access to insight, knowledge and the expertise of our team. We publish Ireland’s leading investment letter, and we share this resource and other thought-leading featured articles with our investment clients to keep them in touch with the marketplace and opportunities. We also place enormous value on education and regularly offer seminars and webinars which assist in understanding markets and sound investing principles which, in turn, builds confidence in our clients and trust in us, as advisors.
Integrity and Establishing Trust
We believe trust is earned. Our belief is that we work for clients, looking at each individuals’ needs and taking a common sense, long-term approach.
Credibility and Competence
We have built an outstanding team with the depth of knowledge, expertise and experience to meet all our clients’ investment needs. We have an appetite for learning and sharing and we always partner with our clients as equals.
Rory is the founder of Gillen and has worked in the Financial Services Industry for over 30 years. He previously worked in NCB Stockbrokers, was a fund manager with Zurich (Ireland) and co-founded Merrion Capital in 1999. He is author of 3 Steps to Investment Success and a number of other shorter booklets, and a regular commentator in the media on investment related issues. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
In addition to being the Chairman of Gillen, Dermot is also the Chairman of Athora Ireland and the Chair of the Audit Committees at PartnerRe, Ireland. Dermot is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has over 30 years’ experience in Financial Services having held executive positions with Aviva in Ireland (including as CEO) and with Zurich Insurance in both Ireland and Switzerland.
Brian is a Non-Executive Director at Gillen. Brian previously held the role of Head of Private Clients for Goodbody Stockbrokers and Head of Equities for NCB Stockbrokers (now Investec), and was a board director of both companies. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and holds an honours BComm from University College Dublin.
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