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Meet your Relationship Manager - Where your relationship manager is based

PRIVATE offers a personalised approach to managing your finances, bringing you a wide range of attractive benefits and products designed for you.


Paul Byrne

Paul Byrne Area Manager Private Banking - RI

  • Paul has worked in Financial Services for over 10 years, during that time he has worked as a Financial Consultant, Wealth Manager Private Clients and Area Manager in Financial Planning.
  • Paul holds both QFA & Wealth Management Diplomas & a BTech Ed. Hons Degree from University of Limerick.
  • Paul is a sports adventure enthusiast, completing many adventure races including an Iron Man, Trans Alps 800km mountain bike race and has climbed Kilimanjaro.

Brian Church

Brian Church Relationship Manager - Dublin South Central

  • Brian joined the Ulster Bank Group in 1980.
  • During the past 30 years, Brian has gained extensive experience in banking and financial services.
  • The majority of his time with the Ulster Bank Group has been spent in branch banking where he has built strong business connection in the Dublin area.
  • Brian is a keen aviation enthusiast.

Sandra O’Rourke

Sandra O'Rourke Relationship Manager - Dublin Central

  • Sandra is an energetic and innovative individual with over 17 years experience in Retail Banking. QFA qualified with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sandra has developed a strong network of personal and professional clients and in her spare time enjoys cooking and walking the hills of Howth.

Philip Russell

Philip Russell Relationship Manager - Dublin Central

  • Philip has over 9 years banking experience having joined the bank in 2004.
  • Philip has worked within the Private Banking Division for the past 3 years where he has built up strong business connections.
  • Philip is a football enthusiast and likes to keep fit with long distance cycling.

Shane Perry

Shane Perry Relationship Manager - Dublin Central

  • Shane joined Ulster Bank Group in 2005.
  • Shane joined the Ulster Bank Private Banking team in 2013 and brings Business Banking experience to the team.
  • Shane spent over 8 years within Ulster Bank's Corporate Markets team where he held various roles within Commercial & Business banking, during which time he specialised in Business Development, Resource Management while also managing Irish & International business accounts ranging from Start-Up's, SME's and Corporate sized clients.
  • Shane studied Business Management at 3rd level and is also a Qualified Financial Advisor.
  • Shane has a keen interest in sport and in his spare time enjoys running, fitness and hiking.

Davina Naughton

Davina Naughton Relationship Manager - South Dublin & Kildare

  • Davina joined RBS group in 1998, and since then she has worked across jurisdictions in the UK, Channel Islands and Spain.
  • Davina transferred to Ulster Bank in 2010, after spending 5 years in Jersey as an International Relationship Manager.
  • Davina has always been highly involved with both local and international charity organisations, holding a management position in the Samaritans for a number of years, along with working with charities such as Meals on Wheels, Crisis homeless centre and orphanages in Nepal.
  • Other hobbies include cooking, reading and yoga.

Yvonne O'Neill

Yvonne O'Neill Relationship Manager - South Dublin and South Leinster

  • Yvonne has over 14 years financial services and banking experience working in Corporate and Business Banking and more recently Private Banking.
  • Yvonne has several sporting interests and where possible she combines her hobbies with raising funds for charity. Competing in many charity runs a year. She completed the Art O'Neill challenge this year and also part takes in fun adventures such as the "hell and back" and "run a muck" challenges.
  • Other hobbies include, travelling, reading and spending time with friends and family.

Robert Lynch

Robert Lynch Relationship Manager - Dublin North / North Leinster

  • Rob has worked in Ulster Bank Group for the last 14 years spending the majority of his career as Branch Manager in Malahide & Finglas and also working in Swords Pavilions for 5 years. Rob has built up a strong network of personal & business contacts.
  • Rob is an all round sports enthusiast enjoying golf, soccer, GAA & rugby.

Conor Harte

Conor Harte Relationship Manager - Dublin West & Midlands

  • Conor has been with the Ulster Bank Group since 2004. He has worked as a manager in both retail and commercial banking for over 20 years and has gained extensive experience with a variety of financial institutions.
  • Conor has built up a strong net work of both business and personal contacts.
  • Conor is also a sports enthusiast with interest in all codes and actively involved in running, biking and triathlons.

Shane Underwood

Shane Underwood Relationship Manager - Northwest

  • Shane joined Ulster Bank in 1998.
  • During his career Shane has gained extensive experience in banking and financial services.
  • Prior to joining the Private Banking team Shane was an Area Manager in Retail Banking and also worked with Business Services.
  • Shane is a scratch golfer and keen sailor.

Gerry Egan

Gerry Egan Relationship Manager - West and Southwest

  • Gerry joined the Ulster Bank Group in 1985 and during that time has gained extensive experience in the financial services area as well as building up a large network of personal contacts.
  • Whilst with Ulster Bank he has worked on the Retail and Corporate side and joined the Private division late 2013.
  • Gerry is very involved in rugby circles with Tullamore RFC and loves following GAA as well.

Steven Price

Steven Price Relationship Manager - South & Southwest

  • Steven has over 22 years in the financial services industry.
  • Steven has developed a very strong track record in personal banking and has built up a large network of local and international business contacts.
  • He has spent 14 years in financial services and relationship banking with NatWest prior to joining Ulster Bank Private Banking.
  • More recently, Steve was a Relationship Manager in Private Banking based in London, but with a long commute from Cork to London!
  • Steve is a very keen rugby enthusiast.