John Byrne – founding Director of We Finance Limited.
John held a number of directorships and senior executive functions with Banks and Lessors based in Ireland over the last 35 years.
He is a member of the Institute of Bankers and the Marketing Institute of Ireland.
A qualified financial professional he has an in- depth knowledge of the residential mortgage and life insurance markets. He has significant leasing, asset finance and business banking experience gained over many years with corporates, business users and the farming community
John’s goal at We Finance is simply to understand what his customers want in relation to their business and personal financial needs whilst continually delivering sustainable and value based solutions to achieve desired results.
The market in financial services has evolved over the last number of years particularly in residential and commercial lending and one of the key changes is the emergence of specialist providers of residential mortgages and commercial finance to compete with the established clearing banks. This is a welcome development and gives customers of We Finance the ability to exercise choice and spread their options thus minimising their risk and exposure to any one institution.
Bernard Kingston – founding Director of We Finance Limited.
Bernard is a career banker, and began his career with AIB Group, moving onto Ulster Bank Group where he held the position of Chief Executive of the Lombard (IRL) and JCB Finance (UK) the Bank’s Asset Finance divisions. After thirteen years with Ulster he then moved to Bank of Scotland and headed their Retail and Intermediary business in the Republic of Ireland with a complement of 750 staff.
Bernard is a fellow of the Institute of Bankers, past Chairman of the Irish Mortgage Council, Director of the Irish Credit Bureau and member of International Finance & Leasing Association. Bernard has held a wide variety of both Executive and non-executive board positions over the past twenty years.
We Finance Limited is a new concept in Irish Financial services set up to focus solely on customer needs in terms of packaging their requirements and finding the most suitable financial product across the entire market for their needs.