Meet The Team
Catherine Rafferty CeMap
Associate Director /Mortgage consultant
Cathy started her Financial Services career in 2001 working with National Irish Bank which was part of National Australia Group. She gained vast experience in company account management & personal banking.
From there she managed her own Branch of REA Mortgage Choice in Dublin which was voted Ireland’s Best Mortgage Broker firm for 3 consecutive years. After travelling for a number of years she returned to Ireland & worked as an IFA specialising in Pensions & Investments before moving to London in 2013 where she is progressing her career within Elysian Finance.
Her hobbies include kayaking, playing poker & Rugby (watching not playing)!
Michelle began her Financial Services career as a Mortgage Administrator in 2004 at a Broker Firm in her native Liverpool. When she moved to London in 2011, she joined Elysian Finance & has progressed to Office Manager.
She enjoys watching her son play football for his Sunday league team, she is an avid Liverpool supporter & a movie buff.
Joanne Pope CeMap
Joanne has held Relationship Manager roles with Citi Bank, Natwest & Lloyds TSB where she gained invaluable experience within Regulated Mortgage Sales, Retail & Wealth Management Banking. She joined Elysian Finance in 2014 as a Specialist Mortgage Consultant.
In her spare time she loves to cook & read crime novels.
Phoebe Shepherd BSc (Hons) CeMap
Phoebe studied at Cardiff University where she obtained her Maths degree. She was recruited by Elysian Finance through our Graduate Program in 2018, within 3 months she became fully CeMAP qualified & achieved her Competent Adviser Status within 6 months of joining. She is our New Homes & Help to Buy Scheme Specialist.
Her favorite activities are karaoke & going to concerts.
Dan Duncombe CeMap
Dan started his career as a Mortgage Broker in 2015, he has extensive knowledge of the property market having gained experience working as an Estate Agent. He joined Elysian Finance in 2019 as a Mortgage Consultant, he is also a Specialist in Later Life lending and Equity Release.
He enjoys all sports.
Lindsey Quirke CeMap
Lindsey has been an invaluable addition to the Elysian Finance Team, she has over 15 years’ experience in the Property Industry from Estate Agency to Property Development with an exceptional understanding of the Sales Process from all perspectives.
She enjoys Yoga, Pilates & encouraging the team to join her
Lisa started her career as a Conveyancing Assistant. She embarked on her Financial Services career through a Mortgage Lender then Mortgage Broker firm joining Elysian Finance in 2014 with her wealth of knowledge from these difference perspectives of the process.
Her favourite hobbies are Escape Rooms & Baking.
Giulia Riccato CeMap
Giulia worked in Hospitality in Italy before she moved to London to pursue her studies in the Financial Sector, she has extensive experience in Customer Service, the Mortgage & Protection Industry. She currently specialises in Personal, General and Private Medical Insurance at Elysian Finance.
She is a Martial Arts Expert that loves to cook.