Founder & CEO
David graduated from UCD in 2005 and gained experience as a derivatives analyst in the IFSC before moving to London. In London, he spent time as an options trader and equity trader for US investment bank Jefferies international. Upon his return to Dublin in 2013 David joined a financial data startup in Ballsbridge, it was his time here where he developed the concept of launching a P2P lender for the Irish construction market. In October 2018, David launched Property Bridges and completed a Masters in Real Estate in TUD in 2020.
Head of Business Development
David commenced his career in July 2013 with FBD insurance where he spent 4 years in a variety of sales and client facing roles based out of both Mullingar and Dublin. In August 2017 David joined Willis Towers Watson to head up the growth of their newly established Surety and Bond business. In the role David worked directly with some of the largest developers and main contractors in Ireland. In August 2020 David joined Home Building Finding Ireland (HBFI) as their Senior Business Development Manager. David was tasked with establishing and growing HBFI’s national footprint in the property lending market, especially amongst regional SME builders and Developers outside of Dublin. David also comes from a family business in Construction which he continues to keep a keen interest in.
Head of Lending
James commenced his career with AIB Bank working in commercial lending roles. He moved to Anglo Irish Private Bank in 2000, where he acted as lending manager for high net worth clients, looking for property investment facilities to purchase investment properties in Ireland, UK and Europe. In 2004, James moved to Anglo Irish Assurance, where he managed a portfolio of property funds, valued at in excess of 2 billion. James has a BA Degree in Economics from NUI Maynooth and Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance from the UCD Smurfit School of Business. He is a Licentiate of the Institute of Bankers.
Chief Operations Officer
Conor is a career banker with over 30 years experience in both Irish and International Financial Services Institutions. Throughout this time he has held a number of senior roles, including that of Director of Banking, Chief Credit Officer and HR Director. He has extensive property experience, both from a Banking and Investment perspective. A graduate of University College Galway, Conor holds degrees in both Law and Economics.
Peter has over 25 years controlling the Finance function for Irish and International companies Qualified in Bachelor of Commerce: Investment Management and has a CIMA Dip.MA. He has been a board member of numerous companies and has specific skills in establishing systems and controls, with the majority of the experience at senior level on the boards of construction and investment holding companies.
Head of Operations & Accounts
Qualified as an International Member of Accountant (AIA), Part qualified (ACCA) with Degree in Law, Finance and Accounting, Zilah has over 10 years of experience in banks and online marketplaces, combining skills in Accounting, Finance, Planning, Controlling, Project Management, Marketing and Customer Service (KYC/AML).
Tom has experience of practising as a solicitor on the real estate teams of leading Dublin law firms. He holds a BCL from University College Dublin and has undertaken an MSc in Real Estate at Technology University Dublin (formerly DIT).
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