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David McK
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David McK

Mentor/ Consultant

David has training and management experience in a multinational environment but focused on the Irish financial market. Such experience is extensive including new business relationship development, business management, credit risk, lending and channel management and embedding through training many major initiatives and policies. Further, he has spent over twenty years in specialised areas such as strategic planning/ marketing/ program management. David set up and built a new Invoice Finance unit portfolio from inception

In recent times, David has conducted training on various modules primarily for Business start-up / early stage owners and management. This encompassed strategy development flowing through to business planning / marketing principles, market research, time management, cashflow management, funding proposals and more.

Key Skills/USP

  • Strategy
  • Marketing and Branding (strategic)
  • Business Planning
  • Funding Applications
  • Coaching and mentoring Businesses and owners
  • Trainer


  • Qualified Trainer (QQI qualification with distinction)
  • Diploma (FETAC approved) in Executive and Life Coaching
  • Accredited Product Advisor – Institute of Bankers
  • Bachelor of Financial Services Honours Degree- UCD.
  • Graduateship of Marketing Institute
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Business Studies (with distinction- University of Limerick)
  • Professional Diploma in Banking, – Institute of Bankers in Ireland
  • Certificate in Banking, – Institute of Bankers in Ireland


  • Member of institute of Bankers in Ireland
  • Licentiate of the Institute of bankers in Ireland

Sectoral Experience

  • Wide and extensive experience in banking
  • Strong experience in major programme / project delivery
  • Extensive experience in credit and relationship management and analysis of funding proposals / structures
  • Extensive career history in marketing / brand building initiatives

Key Achievements

  • Launched a new invoice Discounting business from inception to a portfolio within four years of eur45m
  • Led the rebrand and relaunch of National Irish Bank formerly Northern Bank
  • Developed new distribution channels in Banking including the first availability of online loans in Irish market by Danske Bank Ireland
  • Managed assets in NAMA that required Board level approval

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