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Darragh McCarthy

Founder and CEO

Darragh McCarthy founded FinTrU in 2013 and serves as the company’s CEO. He is a member of the Executive Committee and is responsible for managing overall operations and setting the company’s strategic direction and objectives.

A highly experienced leader with over 30 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry, Darragh founded FinTrU whilst identifying Global Investment Banks’ increasing demand for first-class resources to navigate the shifting regulatory landscape. Today, FinTrU employs over 1,400 people across offices in Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, Dublin, Letterkenny, London, Maastricht, New York and Porto.


Whilst FinTrU is a profit-driven organisation, Darragh is highly motivated by creating high-quality professional employment. As a leader, his passion is to build connections with people and to ignite their entrepreneurial spirit – with the aim to inspire others to thrive and achieve their goals.

Outside of FinTrU, Darragh is a Board Member of the Belfast Chamber and the Innovation and Growth Advisory Board for the City of London. He has a First Class Honours BComm International from University College of Dublin, Ireland. Originally from County Cork, Darragh now lives in Belfast and is married with three children.

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