Miċeál Gunning

Head of Private Clients

Miċeál is Head of Private Clients at Unio Wealth Management having previously worked with Invesco, Ulster Bank and Bank of Ireland. Miċeál leads a team of experienced and professional advisers. The advisory team is structured to support the diverse Unio client base including business owners, corporate executives, professional services practitioners and families. His team has a deep understanding of clients’ unique needs. Miċeál holds QFA and CFP® qualifications.


Ger Fitzgerald

Head of Investment Strategy

Ger has over 15 years investment experience having previously worked with Invesco and Mercer. Ger is Head of Investment Strategy, responsible for the delivery of investment solutions across employee benefits and wealth management. He advises clients and trustee boards on investment requirements, asset allocation and manager selection. Ger sits on Unio’s Global Macro Council and Investment Committee. Ger is an Actuary, Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary, QFA and Pension Trustee Practitioner.


Alex Kinsella

Head of Investment Solutions

Alex is Head of Investment Solutions for Unio and is responsible for the development of investment solutions, manager research, asset allocation and ongoing operations of client investment programs. With over 20 years’ industry experience, Alex sits on Unio’s Global Macro Council and the Investment Committee. Alex was previously Head of Investments in APT Workplace Pensions. He is a graduate of DCU and NUI Maynooth, a QFA and Specialist Investment Adviser.


Des McGarry

Managing Director

Des co-founded Invesco Limited in 1991. In 2018 he entered into a strategic partnership with Great-West Lifeco via its Irish operations Irish Life Group. In recent years, Des has led a series of acquisitions including Acumen and Trust, and APT resulting in Unio Financial Services Ltd. Des has over 30 years’ experience in personal advisory services, employee benefits, actuarial and investment consulting. Des manages Unio Financial Services Ltd.


Paddy Swan

Director Client Advisory

Paddy joined Invesco in 2000 having built up 13 years’ industry experience in Trinity Bank, Eagle Star and State Street Bank. Paddy was previously a Director of Invesco and ran the Invesco wealth investment department where he was responsible for fund selection and asset allocation for private client portfolios. He is a member of Unio’s Global Macro Council. Paddy graduated with a degree in Economics from UCD.


John Lucey


John has over 20 years’ experience in the Irish pension industry having previously worked with Invesco, Willis Towers Watson and Irish Life. John is an Associate of both the Irish Institute of Pensions Managers and the Pensions Management Institute. John leads the Unio Wealth Management Cork and Limerick teams.


Mike O Sullivan

Director, Strategic Adviser

Mike is a Director and Strategic Adviser to Unio and chairs the Unio Global Macro Council and Investment Committee. Mike has twenty years’ experience in global financial markets, most recently as CIO in the International Wealth Management Division of Credit Suisse. He was educated at UCC and Balliol College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. He has taught finance and economics at Oxford University and Princeton University.

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