new pic of DaveExperienced in leading Sales and business development teams focused on building relationships with new and existing customers in both the International and Irish Corporate markets.

Negotiated many complex corporate deals and was a member of Senior credit committees.
Built strong Sales teams with excellent results from the teams . Self starter who developed 3 start up operations within the Bank from greenfield situation.
Very strong networker both in business and political circles in Ireland and overseas resulting in a very well connected database.
Now seeking Non Executive Board appointments both for Irish Corporates and multi-national companies locating in Ireland.
Would be interested in assisting the initial set up for International companies locating in Ireland.


Professional Experience

Director International Ulster Bank Ireland Ltd

Had responsibility for Marketing and developing new business opportunities for Ulster Bank group internationally. Built a large network of overseas contacts , mainly in USA and UK . Contacts comprised of Lawyers , Accountants , International Development Agencies , Multinational Companies with operations in Ireland .

Director of Sales Ulster Bank Ireland Ltd Corporate Banking

Developed a strategy to create a Sales culture within the Ulster Bank Corporate Bank. Implemented MI ( Sales force), Sales training, Communication Skills, Pipeline development, and KPI management for sales to both new and existing customers.

Senior Audit Manager

Deloittes (London and Dublin)

Financial Accountant

Ulster Investment Bank

Senior Manager

Ulster Investment Bank Corporate Lending

Sales Director

Ulster Bank Commercial Services

Deputy Managing Director

Ulster Bank Commercial Services



Committee Member Leinster Society ACCA ( President 1996)
Council Member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce 1994 and President 2004/2005.
As President of DublinChamber of Commerce (Largest Irish business organisation), I developed a very strong senior network with the political and business community.Have served as council member with Dublin Chamber for over 21 years.
Council Member of Chambers Ireland 2006 and President 2007 / 2008.
President of The High School Past Pupils Union 2006.
Chairman and Founder of “David Manley Emerging Business Awards
President Old Wesley Rugby Club 2016 – 2017
Chairman Old Wesley Rugby Club 2010 – 2014
Member of Institute of Directors



in Ireland


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Director - Charity


Director - Charity







in Ireland

Advisory Board – Mount Charles Group – March 2019
Advisory Board – Lockton Insurance Brokers Ltd – September 2018
Advisory Board – Gresham House Asset Managers Ltd – February 2020
Advisory Board – Engage People Ltd – February 2021
Advisory Board – Ogier Ltd – November 2019
Chairman – Leman Solicitors – October 2018
Business Consultant – Enterprise Equity Ltd. – January 2014
Business Consultant – SureSkills Consulting Ltd – April 2019

Previous Appointments

Advisory Board – Boyle Design Group – January 2018
Advisory Board – DRS Bond Management Ltd – August 2019
International Business Consultant – Savills Ltd – July 2012
Advisory Board – Faithful+Gould – April 2019
Advisory Board – 80:20 – October 2017
Business Consultant – Elkstone Capital Ltd. – November 2013
Advisory Board – Comsys Ltd – July 2012
Business Consultant – Print Depot – June 2010 to February 2016
Business Consultant – RSM FGS Accountants – March 2013 to March 2017
Director – Ltd – October 2010 to December 2017
Business Consultant – Netwatch Ltd – July 2010 to July 2017
International Business Consultant – Maples, International Law Firm – October 2011 to October 2018



The High School Dublin

Trinity College Dublin

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