Susan HayesCulleton, CFA

Managing Director at the HayesCulleton Group

Susan HayesCulleton, CFA, “The Positive Economist” is managing director of the Hayes Culleton Group, with clients across Europe and the USA. The businesses include Active Peers AI which unlocks, diffuses and records strategic tacit knowledge within networks and #SavvyTeenAcademy which manages the entire experience of teenage work experiences in corporate organisations. The company also provides training, speaking and content development services, in the subject areas of the financial markets, economics and entrepreneurship. Susan has published “Money Matters”, a textbook sponsored by CFA Society Ireland, to go into every secondary school in Ireland to promote and democractise financial literacy right across the country. She has twice co-authored “Positive Economics”, the market-leading Leaving Cert economics textbook in Ireland, and she is the author of two books published by Penguin, The “Savvy Woman’s Guide to Financial Freedom” and “The Savvy Guide to Making More Money”. Susan is co-founder of The Positive Economist, Associate Lecturer at Ulster University, host of Fantastic Female Fridays and the ESG & Tech Show as well as presenter of the Savvy Women Online podcast. She serves on the boards of the Irish International Business Network and the Ireland Hong Kong Business Forum. Susan holds a Chartered Financial Analyst charter, MSc Executive Leadership, BSc Financial Maths and Economics and a Diploma in Taxation.

Ardle Culleton QFA

Director and Chairman at the HayesCulleton Group
Ardle Culleton QFA. Stock Market Investing, DIYInvestor

Ardle Culleton is the chairman, director and co-founder of the Hayes Culleton Group. Ardle is a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) with the Institute of Bankers, a director at Sleepzone Hostels and a shareholder at Gillen Markets.  Ardle has thirty years’ experience in the financial industry, is an avid stock market investor, faciliated a range of investment clubs across the country and is an expert in the life and pensions industry. He is a member of CFA Society Ireland and holds a Digital Marketing Diploma from Irish Times Training.

Caroline Maher

Executive Assistant to Susan HayesCulleton

Caroline is a masterful coordinator of conflicting schedules across multiple time zones. With her exceptional organizational skills, she ensures that everything runs smoothly, from managing appointments to overseeing projects and handling online orders. Caroline’s keen attention to detail and proactive approach make her an indispensable asset to the team, enabling the company’s leadership to stay focused on achieving their goals.

Eva Grewal

Marketing Coordinator

In 2020, Eva Grewal joined the Hayes Culleton Group team as a researcher, gaining her current title as Marketing Coordinator in 2022. Eva’s innovative, out-of-the-box thinking has been instrumental in helping the company differentiate itself in a fiercely competitive marketplace. Eva’s earned a Master of Arts in Literature, Culture, and Society from the University of Amsterdam. Her strong communication skills and attention to detail make her a valuable member of the Hayes Culleton Group team.

Chloe Walsh

Learning Technologist

Chloe Walsh is a Learning Technologist at HayesCulleton Group, having joined the team in 2019. With her creativity, curiosity, and problem-solving skills, Chloe is instrumental in building and facilitating innovative learning programs for clients. She is also a valuable member of the Data & Insights team, where she excels in visually representing technical topics. Chloe graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English with Film from University College Dublin.