Susan HayesCulleton CFA Professional Speaker MC. Keynote Speaker

Susan Hayes CFA




#ProfessionalSpeaker – #Entrepreneur – #BusinessOwner – #FinancialTraining – #DIYInvestor

– A Finance Expert

with a BSc Financial Maths & Economics from NUIG. She passed two of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams on the first attempt. She has earned the trust of several finance organisations worldwide: Hayes Culleton is a corporate affiliate of Finance Malta and VectorVest. She regularly contributes to Finance Malta’s newsletter and was a finalist at Enterprise Europe Network Rising Star Awards in 2011. She manages her own portfolio, with an emphasis on Exchange Traded Funds, Value Stocks and Writing Options.

– An Experienced Trainer and Public Speaker

who regularly presents at conferences and keynotes on economics, the stock market, banking, entrepreneurship and finance. As the Positive Economist, she is a frequent media speaker, regularly interviewed on The Sunday Times (Malta), TV3, RTE, Newstalk and Today FM (Ireland). In 2008, Susan wrote a digitised module called “Introducing Wall Street to the Classroom” designed to make the stock market accessible for second level students and their teachers.

Susan has extensive knowledge of the retail audience, having mentored private clients one-on-one for years on how to trade in financial markets. She has a knack for delivering reliable, precise information in clear English, rendering finance concepts in all their subtlety and making them accessible to a lay audience.

– She is Passionate About…
  • The world of finance and the pace at which it changes – it doesn’t stand still for a second!
  • The way the news and the economy at large interact with financial markets – markets are an excellent way of taking the economic temperature of the world, and their messages are loud enough for those willing to listen!
  • Making all those insights accessible to as many people as possible, in a clear, jargon-free way.
  • Finding just the right angle to make the subtleties of financial markets interesting to as many people as possible.

Contact Details

Tel: +353 1 838 6110

Email: susan@hayesculleton.com


Ardle Culleton QFA. Stock Market Investing, DIYInvestor

Ardle Culleton QFA, DIYInvestor

Qualified Financial Advisor

Qualified Financial Advisor with the Institute of Bankers, is a Director of HayesCulleton (Financial Training), Sleepzone Hostels Ardle Culleton Co. Founder of The Positive Economist and shareholder in GillenMarkets Ardle Culleton, a stock market training company, independent investment advisory service and manage two funds GM UK Value Fund and our GM Global Balanced Fund. 

He has twenty years’ experience in the Financial Industry, Stock Market Investing, #DIYInvestor, Investment Clubs, Life & Pensions and is a member of CFA Society Ireland. Digital Marketing Diploma from Irish Times Training

Contact Details

Tel: +353 872936711

Email: ardle@hayesculleton.com


Julie Duran-Gelléri

Editor and Web Content Manager

After several years in academia, Julie was a collaborator at Shi-Zen magazine and Là-Bas magazine before joining the HayesCulleton team. As a writer, translator and voracious reader, her wide-ranging curiosity has allowed her to write about microfinance, foreign aid policies and linguistics. She is the editor and copywriter for The Positive Economist blog, and co-host of The Savvy Women Podcast with Susan HayesCulleton.



IMG_4676Caroline Maher

Personal Assistant to Susan HayesCulleton

Caroline masterfully coordinates conflicting schedules over several time zones and keeps everything running smoothly, from appointments to projects to online orders.