Meet the Team

Philip Cullen QFA, RPA, CUA, CUC, CUG, APA

Philip Cullen QFA, RPA, APA (Qualified Financial Adviser, Retirement Planning Adviser, APA Personal general Insurance) set up Southeast Financial Services in 2013 and has worked in the industry for over 20yrs. SEFS Ltd t/a Southeast Financial Services and Southeast Mortgages are a Financial Broker providing professional advice to both individuals and companies.

Philip is a member of Brokers Ireland, the Life Association of Ireland and the Institute of Bankers and is happy to talk about your financial matters and can be contacted on 053 9420899 or on his mobile: 087 6813702  or

Lizzie Apostolopoulou BA, QFA

Lizzie joined the team in 2018 as a Mortgage Advisor with a background in financial services and lending (Commercial Banking). Lizzie is a Qualified Financial Adviser. She believes that everyone’s life situation is unique and understands that each mortgage case must be structured to reflect this.

Lizzie can be contacted on 053 9420899 or anytime on her mobile 087 2403364 or email and would be more than happy to discuss your mortgage needs

Sharon McCarthy Cullen QFA 

Sharon McCarthy Cullen QFA has worked in Southeast Financial Services since the very beginning. Sharon has helped to grow the business to where is it today and has a wealth of experience in all the services we provide. She is committed to providing a discreet, professional service and believes strongly in our moral obligations to our valued clients.

Sharon is married to Philip and has two grown up children. Sharon enjoys spending time with family, reading and walking her dog Ruby outside working hours.

Sharon can be contacted on 053 9420899, anytime on mobile 087 9175237 or at

Ivan McMahon QFA 

Ivan is a Qualified Financial Adviser. Committed to delivering financial peace of mind on Pensions, Investments, Life Assurance, Mortgage’s & Financial Planning. A mortgage Specialist with in depth knowledge of the Irish mortgage market for over 20 years.

Ivan is an Economics (BA) Graduate of University College Dublin and a fully Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) and holds a Professional Certificate in Financial Advice (PCFA). He is also a member of the Institute of Bankers & Life Association of Ireland.

Ivan is married with 2 children and lives in Gorey. Enjoys all sport, including Soccer, Golf, Rugby and GAA.

Ivan can be contacted on 053 9420899 or anytime on his mobile 087 8224800 or email