Our Team

Niall McHugh - CEO & Founder

Niall is a Chartered Accountant and fellow of the ICAI. He holds a Diploma in Corporate finance and a degree in Commerce from UCD. He has spent over 25 years as a partner in BMOL Partners Accountants and has acted as a non-executive director in a number of companies and is presently Chair of
Lauralynn children's hospice.

+353 1 574 1203 niall.mchugh@pinemont.finance

Enda Bannon - CFO & Founder

Enda is responsible for the credit function and all fund raising. He has significant lending experience in the SME sector and has overseen the rapid expansion of the business since 2015. He is also director of Micro Finance Ireland, a State funded bank providing loans to micro enterprises. He is currently Chair of the Audit and Risk committee. 

+353 1 574 1206 enda.bannon@pinemont.finance 

Francesca Skehan - Marketing & Sales

Francesca studied International Commerce with Spanish in UCD. After graduating in 2020, she worked in the marketing department for Entertainment Enterprises. She also worked in an administrative role in Voltedge, a leading HR consultancy in Ireland. 

+353 1 574 1214 francesca.skehan@pinemont.finance

Our Board of Directors

Ken Fennell

Ken is a partner in Deloitte’s Financial Advisory Department and Head of Restructuring Services. Ken has had over 25 years working in the SME and large business sectors, specialising in Insolvency and Corporate Recovery. Before joining Deloitte, he was a partner at kavanaghfennell. He studied in Harvard Business School and University College Cork. 

Conor McCullough

Conor qualified as a Civil Engineer in 1988.   He worked in New York and London for JP Morgan before returning to Ireland to set up Beltrae Partners Limited, which is an all island Corporate Finance and Private Equity company,  in 2003. Conor is a former Irish senior tennis international. He is currently a non-executive director of a number of companies in Ireland and the UK.  

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