Our Vision

We provide quality financial advice.

Our vision is simple:

  • To make financial advice an engaging experience for our clients.
  • To give clients confidence in and understanding of how their money is invested.
  • To offer informed dialogue about economics and financial markets.

We are a fee-only investment advisory firm. We work only for our clients. We use our extensive investment experience together with innovations in the marketplace to ensure that the best interests of our clients always come first.


Our People

Ronan O’Houlihan

Ronan has a wealth of experience gained over 35 years of managing institutional and private client funds in fixed income and equities, spanning developed and emerging markets. Over the course of his career, Ronan has developed strong relationships with leading investment firms and investment academics from around the world.

Graham Cawley

Graham spent 12 years with Bank of Ireland Asset Management gaining experience in marketing, research and client portfolio management. Some of those clients are still with Graham today. In 2004 Graham moved to Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd where he continued to advise clients. At the end of 2006 Graham joined Davy Private Clients where he resumed managing portfolios and growing his client base until he left in 2018. Graham believes in client led, transparent, fee-based advice and bespoke portfolio management.

Gemma Byrne

Gemma has worked in Financial Services in the areas of systems administration and equity fund management. She is a Q.F.A. and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Studies from University College Dublin.

Eddie Shaw

Eddie has more than forty years’ business experience at a senior level gained primarily in the Financial Services sector where he held a number of Senior Executive positions. Working in general insurance, life insurance, re-insurance and capital markets – fund management, he was Director of Hibernian Group, Managing Director of Hibernian Insurance, Hibernian Re-insurance and Hibernian Investment Managers. As a director of Carr Communications, he has extensive and wide-ranging experience in the area of communications in Ireland and the EU.

Our Services

Calm Financial Care operates advisory and advisory only mandates. Our services are:

Advisory Portfolio Service

This service offers investment advice and execution.

The service is comprehensive, including independent dealing and custody, consolidated tax reporting and portfolio valuation.

Advisory Only Service

This service is designed for those who wish to manage and monitor their own investments, but who want to retain the option to discuss markets with an Investment Adviser.


Investment Advisory Board


An investment concept is only as successful as the minds behind it. As an independent investment advisory firm Calm Financial Care does not rely solely on our own expertise. We have established an Investment Advisory Board consisting of highly skilled senior investment specialists with expertise across all the major asset classes as well as an in-depth understanding of macroeconomic and monetary policy. The Board meets quarterly and its function is to augment our knowledge and understanding and to advise on general investment strategy, including strategic and tactical asset allocation. Thus it backs up the final selection of interesting investment ideas and works in close, critical cooperation to the benefit of our clients. The Investment Advisory Board are:

Dan McLaughlin has had a long award winning career as an economist, holding a variety of research roles in stockbroking and banking. (http://www.danmclaughlin.ie)

Bernard McAlinden is a distinguished investment manager and strategist and is currently strategy coordinator for European Securities Network.

Helen Thomas is a political and economic expert with extensive experience in financial markets. She is the author of the influential blog BlondeMoney. (http://blondemoney.co.uk)