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

Maurice Sweeney

Digital Marketing Assistant

Maurice joined the HayesCulleton team as  Digital Marketing Assistant in October 2017. He hails from Enniscrone in Co. Sligo.  He obtained a degree in Business Studies in Management Practice from IT Sligo as a mature student, after returning from a 10 year career stint in Dublin.

Chloe Walsh

Learning Technologist

Chloe joined the team in 2019 as a Learning Technologist. Chloe’s creativity, curiosity and problem-solving prowess lend her the right set of tools for her role in helping to build and facilitate innovative learning programmes for our clients. She also works on the Data & Insights team and has a special talent for visual representation of technical topics. Chloe holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with Film from University College Dublin.

Anna Quinn

LX and Marketing Assistant

Anna assists with designing and implementing learning experiences. Anna’s sparkling personality, creativity with technology and interest in people enables her to add value to every group across all demographics. Her intrigue with marketing platforms, search for messaging simplicity and understanding of marketing models brings a unique combination to the business table. Anna is currently studying BComm in University College Dublin and is going into her final year with an abundance of real world experience.