Good Financial Planning

starts with Education.

We are big enough to have the know how, small enough to care.


We are here to understand your individual needs and provide expert advice for you and your family. Learn More

Public Sector

We have over 30 years experience helping people across the Public Sector nationally. New Beginning is also the Home of the Transition Year Education Programme. Learn More

New Beginning Financial Planning

Business Owner

We understand the challenges of being a Business Owner. We are here to help you to prioritise and plan for your financial future. Learn More


We can provide expert and impartial advice for your organisation and your employees. Learn More

We offer you

Impartial &
Expert Advice

Highly Qualified Advisors
Over 50 years of Experience
Friendly & Professional Service

“NBFP-Private believes in the importance of giving you the education and information needed to make financial decisions with confidence, now and into the future.”

We all lead busy lives and often do not get time to deal with the financial planning issues that need close attention. We take pride in our ability to listen to our clients’ needs and goals. Understanding that in financial planning there isn’t a one size fits all strategy, we tailor advice for the sole purpose of each client being able to realise their financial needs and goals. NBFP Private can help you by making best in class services available to you nationwide.

As a client of NBFP Private what you can expect from us is a personalised tailored service which is impartial that puts you and your family at the centre of everything we do!

Nick Lawlor

Nick Lawlor

Managing Director

Nick is the Managing Director of NBFP-Private and has spent over 15 years working within the Financial Services industry. He has a deep understanding of financial planning and how to personalise plans for individual goals. He is a Certified Financial Planner, a Specialist Investment Adviser and Pension Trustee Practitioner.

Nick believes in helping clients make the right financial decisions not only for the now but also for the many years ahead.

Kieran Ward

Kieran Ward


Kieran is one of our directors who has over 15 years' experience helping clients make educated financial decisions. He helps clients understand their own personal economy and educates them to make decisions that are aligned with their values.

Kieran is a Qualified Financial Adviser and a qualified Retirement Planning Adviser. Specialities include Financial Education, Strategic Financial Planning for Senior Executives and Group Scheme Management.

Mark O'Grady

Mark O'Grady


Mark is one of our directors and is responsible for managing our highly experienced financial planning team.  He ensures that all our team live up to the reputation for excellence that we have earned over the years.  He is a Qualified Financial Adviser and a Retirement Planning Adviser.

Mark dedicates his days to ensuring our clients understand their real financial needs and make the best financial decisions for their particular circumstances.

Niall Jones LIB QFA

Niall Jones LIB QFA


Niall is one of our Senior Retirement and Pension Advisers. He is a Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA) and a Retirement Planning Adviser (RPA). Niall is famed for the time he gives his clients.

He explains things in a wonderfully clear and concise manner. Niall always wants to make sure that his clients fully understand all elements of their financial plan

Cillian Thompson

Cillian Thompson


Cillian is one of our financial planners. He supports all of our clients with regard to their financial decisions from pension and retirement planning applications and reports.

He has incredible attention to detail and ensures that all our processes run like clockwork. Cillian is a sports fanatic and coaches and plays football at a serious level. He is driven and motivated and is a key member of the NBFP-Private team.

Ann Blake

Ann Blake


Ann is our diligent Office Manager. She ensures the smooth running of the office every day. She is also responsible for all our compliance checks and balances.

Ann also ensures that our client’s annual pension updates are processed. She arranges for follow-ups to be conducted with all of our existing clients.

Patrick Hegarty

Patrick Hegarty

Relationship managers

Patrick is our relationship manager, he works to improve business relationships with all our partner firms and clients. He is a key part of our NBFP-Private team.

Contact us today!

Our Friendly, Impartial and Independent team are here to answer your questions. 

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