Cabot Financial Ireland

The leadership team of Cabot Financial Ireland has a wealth of knowledge of the debt purchase and collections industry across multiple product types and significant senior level expertise.

By leveraging the skills and experience of Cabot Financial Ireland and Cabot Credit Management, we believe we have an unrivalled team committed to cementing our position as the leading debt purchase and full service DCA in the Irish market place.

Niall Sorohan

Chief Executive Officer

Niall holds the position of Chief Executive Officer with Cabot Financial Ireland, having joined the firm in August 2018. In this role, Niall is responsible for strategy & management of the company. It is also Niall’s responsibility that all interactions with customers are in compliance with all applicable regulations, Central Bank codes of conduct and all company policies & procedures.

Niall has over 20 years experience working in the financial services industry, working across different companies in Ireland and the UK.

Niall holds the Qualified Financial Advisor qualifications and is a member of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland.

Rachel Brown

Head of Risk and Compliance

Rachel joined Cabot Financial Ireland in 2018. She is a seasoned compliance and risk management professional with more than 10 years’ experience in financial services, developing and executing compliance, regulatory and risk solution strategies and frameworks. She is a well-established professional with detailed knowledge of the Irish and EU legislative and regulatory framework, with a particular focus on the Irish credit servicing industry.
Rachel is a member of the Compliance Institute of Ireland (LCI), has a Masters in Law from University College Cork, B.A. (Hons) in Business and Law, and holds the Professional Diploma in Compliance.

Tom Dillion

Finance Director

Tom has in excess of 20 years Pan-European experience in financial services industry. He previously worked for PEAC finance in the UK , CIT Inc and Hewlett Packard across multiple European jurisdictions in senior finance leadership roles including CFO of CIT Vendor European leasing business.

Tom is qualified chartered accountant(FCA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce(B.com) from UCD

Lorna Cummins

Head of IT

Lorna is a committed IT professional, boasting over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, marked by a proven history of crafting, and delivering vital business-critical IT services. Her journey with Cabot began in 2017, and since then, she has advanced her career to hold a prominent leadership position. As the Head of IT, her role encompasses the strategic management of the company's IT infrastructure, ensuring seamless business continuity and disaster recovery, overseeing the intricacies of application development, and adeptly managing vendors and projects.

Lorna's extensive skill set is underpinned by a robust foundation of certifications, including MCP, MCSA, MCSE, VCP, MDM, and Managed Services.

Michael Webb

Commercial Lead - Ireland

Michael joined Cabot Financial Ireland in December 2015 as Commercial Client Relationship Manager. Michael has over 15 years’ experience in the Financial Sector. Prior to joining Cabot Financial Ireland, Michael worked in Retail and Commercial Banking sectors within ACC Bank and AIB.

Michael has been responsible for maintaining and growing the commercial activity across the Credit Union sector of the business where he currently works with over 80 credit unions throughout the country. As Commercial Lead he is responsible for the full commercial function within the Irish business.

Michael holds a Business Degree, Diploma in SME Credit Risk and Project Management. Michael also holds a Qualified Financial Advisor Qualification and is a member of the Institute of Bankers Ireland.

Lauren Martone

HR Business Partner

Lauren joined Cabot Financial Ireland in November 2018. She is a CIPD Associate member. Lauren has 10 years’ experience in the financial service sector. She has a deep understanding of the business and is passionate about HR. Lauren is a strategic liaison between HR and the business, she works closely with business leaders and line managers to help achieve organizational goals.

Lauren believes in empowering people leaders to provide valuable advice and coaching. She helps shape a strong organisational culture and promotes positive employee relations.

Gerard Clear

UK/European Head of Security Engineering & Architecture

Gerard joined Cabot Financial Ireland in October 2016 as the Head of IT for Cabot Financial Ireland. In August 2022, he joined the Security Function as Head of Information Security Engineering & Architecture for UK & Europe.

Gerard is responsible for the development and ownership of cybersecurity architecture standards, review of technology projects and initiatives across the enterprise for adherence to cybersecurity standards and baselines.

He ensures cybersecurity participation within project pipelines, review boards, or design groups as applicable and continual evaluation of cybersecurity solutions to ensure that organizations goals are being met for current and future trends or threats.

Gerard holds certification in Security & Information Technology and is a member of various Security & IT recognised committees.

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