Meet our experienced team that will help you achieve your funding goals.

David Grin

David Grin

Chairman
Mr. Grin is the Chairman of Lotus Investment Group which was set up as part of the Grin Family Office, with the goal of Lotus being the leading real-estate lender in Ireland. Mr. Grin is currently also managing his family office focusing on investing in high-quality businesses. The family office is looking to invest in various asset classes including real estate, small and medium size companies and various special situation opportunities around the world.
Ian Lawlor

Ian Lawlor

Business Development Director

With a background in engineering for Irish and multinational companies, Ian’s prime focus since 2000 has been on property investment interests including a personal portfolio, founding a nationally recognized investor forum, hosting the property program “Househunters” for the national broadcaster RTE and managing an investment fund which was sold to Aberdeen Asset Management. Ian has been a director and head of business development for lotus since inception.

Laurence Hickey

Laurence Hickey

Business Development Manager

Twenty years of experience in Management and Senior Sales roles in Property, Finance and Marketing Qualifications in Finance, Business, Property, Law, and Digital Marketing (UCD, DBS, NCI, DBS) Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (RICS, SCSI).

Dermot Carey

Dermot Carey

Financial Accountant

20 years + experience as finance manager in the National Childcare Investment Programme, Insurance/Reinsurance companies,
Captive Insurance Management and auditor in practice.
FCCA – Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants

Shane O Neill

Shane O Neill

Junior Investment Analyst

5+ years’ experience in large scale consulting projects where duties include financial modelling, relationship management, project management and problem solving, worked in PWC on AIB Project Redwood transaction and AIB Project Dawn. BIFin (Hons) International Finance (2:1), University of Dundee 2009 – 2013, PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate, CFA Level 1

Paul O’Sullivan

Paul O’Sullivan

Senior Investment Analyst

12 years in banking, property and practice. His previous positions include 4 years as a Portfolio Manager for a loan service provider, four years as a Relationship Manager for a large Banking Institution, 2 years working as an Accountant for a large International Property Developer and 2 years as an Auditor for a top tier Accounting firm. Paul is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland, an Approved Product Advisor for the Institute of Bankers and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business from Dublin Institute of Technology.

Shane Travers

Shane Travers

Senior Investment Analyst

6 years + experience in real estate lending and risk analysis, including 3 years with Bank of Ireland Corporate Property Finance, Construction & Development team underwriting loans €5m+. BSc. in Real Estate from Dublin Institute of Technology, BA in Financial Services from National College of Ireland, Professional Diploma in Financial Services from University College Dublin

Tomas Sheil

Tomas Sheil

Junior Financial Accountant

8 years + experience in the aviation industry providing audits for interline billings; experience in construction industry providing cost estimations for large and small developments B.Sc. Construction Economics & Management from Dublin Institute of Technology, ACCA from Griffith College Dublin (Part-Qualified Accountant)

Aidan Tuite

Aidan Tuite

Investment Manager

14 years with Linesight providing cost and project management service on a number of residential, office, hospitality, and retail projects in Ireland, the UK, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal RICS Chartered Surveyor, B.Sc. Construction Economics & Management from Dublin Institute of Technology

Leona McDarby

Leona McDarby

Chief Financial Officer

Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of commercial, financial services, governance and corporate finance experience. CFO of large property investment and development firm Group Landmark Developments with AUM of €1B, and COO at UBS Bank in Switzerland, working in UBS Investment Bank, Group Operations and Global Asset Management. Originated over €2.8bn in senior debt facilities for property acquisitions in Ireland, Europe and North America. Involved in successful Irish and UK stock exchange listings

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