Who We Are
Declan Maher is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and founder of Declan Maher Financial Services with over 16 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Declan most recently worked as an Assistant Development Manager with Acorn Life where he helped the company expand and establish their brand in new areas. Prior to joining Acorn Life, he was an Insurance and Investment Manager with Bank of Ireland Life where he advised clients on their financial planning and wealth management.
Declan is a member of the Professional Insurance Brokers Association (PIBA), Life Insurance Association (LIA), Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB), Society of Financial Planners Ireland (SFPI) & Institute of Bankers (IOB). Under the guidance and in association with these bodies our mission is to benefit and protect the public by setting and enforcing standards of ethics and professionalism in financial planning.
Education is a priority for Declan, as he understands the financial services industry is constantly changing. He is a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP Professional). The CFP designation is internationally recognised and Declan was one of the first people to qualify as a CFP Professional in Ireland.
Declan passionately believes that there is a need to create an open and transparent financial services offering in Ireland. We are one of the few Financial Services firms in Ireland to hold the CFP certification – The premier international financial advice qualification.
At Declan Maher Financial Services we value our autonomy in this ever changing marketplace. As a result, our only alliances are with our clients, ensuring that we provide balanced, unbiased, professional advice tailored specifically for you.