Board of Directors

directors

GERRY DEVITT, CEO

GERRY DEVITT, CEO

Our Managing Director, Gerry has 30 years experience in financial services, with a particular focus on retirement planning and investment. A Fellow of the Irish Institute of Pension Managers, he is a regular public speaker on financial issues.

TERRY DEVITT, INVESTMENT DIRECTOR

TERRY DEVITT, INVESTMENT DIRECTOR

As Investment Director, Terry has responsibility for defining Harvest’s activities on all matters related to investment. In total, Terry has over 25 years experience in the investment industry and is a regular contributor to various newspapers and other publications on topics of investment interest. Terry joined the firm following a number of years working as an investment analyst with NCB Stockbrokers. Prior to that, he worked as an economic analyst with the Government. When he is not investment directing, Terry can be found walking in the Wicklow mountains or out on the course beating his sons at golf.

EUGENE FOLEY, TECHNICAL & IT DIRECTOR

EUGENE FOLEY, TECHNICAL & IT DIRECTOR

Eugene has extensive experience of the pensions industry having worked in administrative, sales, consultancy and directorship roles since joining Irish Life over 30 years ago. He is a Fellow of the Irish Institute of Pensions Managers, a Revenue Commissioner appointed Pensioner Trustee and acts as Trustee to many corporate and self-administered schemes (all facilitated through Harvest Trustees Ltd). Eugene is Former Chairman of the Association of Pension Trustees of Ireland, the representative body of professional pension trustees in Ireland and our representative to the Irish Association of Pension Funds. He is also Managing Director of our associate company Harvest Trustees Limited.

HUGH RAFTERY, FINANCE DIRECTOR

HUGH RAFTERY, FINANCE DIRECTOR

Hugh joined Harvest in 2004 and became financial controller in 2007. He was appointed to the board as Finance Director 2009. In 2012, Hugh’s responsibilities were expanded to include Head of Risk. Having studied in Dublin and Southampton, Hugh has 15 years experience as a senior manager.

GARY CULLEN -  DIRECTOR & HEAD OF CLIENT MANAGEMENT

GARY CULLEN - DIRECTOR & HEAD OF CLIENT MANAGEMENT

Gary joined Harvest Financial Services in 2007 as a Client Manager and subsequently became Head of Client Management in 2010. Prior to working for Harvest Financial Services Gary worked in London for Lloyds TSB and AIB. Gary holds a Bachelor of Business Studies Honours Degree and a UK Financial Planning Certificate (FPC) and is a Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA). He was appointed to the board in 2016.

HARLEY MURPHY,  NON-EXEC CHAIRMAN

HARLEY MURPHY, NON-EXEC CHAIRMAN

Harley has more than 35 years experience in the financial services sector. He was Country Head for BNY Mellon in Ireland until September 2008. Harley had previously spent two years with Mellon as Regional Head for Scotland and also spent time in Melbourne. Until 1999, Harley had been a Senior Vice-President with ABN AMRO working as a career expat in Asia and Europe for 12 years. He is a qualified accountant and holds a Masters from Smurfit UCD. Harley enjoys travelling in his free time, particularly visiting his children and grandkids in London and Melbourne.