The Team

Paul McCoubrey


Paul is married to Helen and lives with their two dogs in Doagh, Co. Antrim  and is a proud supporter of Liverpool FC.  Paul started his financial services career in 1999, working as an administrator within an Independent Financial Advisor practice in Bangor.  At age 22, he achieved his Financial Planning Certificate and became a trainee financial planner at the Northern Bank.  Four years later, Paul decided he wanted to start his own business and is now a partner in Navigate IFA LLP.

Paul Shannon


Paul is an experienced mortgage broker who deals with many first time buyers, home-movers and investors looking to expand their portfolio or step onto the buy to let property ladder.  He has 7 years’ experience in the financial services industry.  Over the last 2 years he has trekked Machu Picchu and The Grand Canyon personally raising over £10,000 for his chosen charity, Cancer Fund for Children. 

Mags Connolly


Mags has over 30 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry having started with Britannic Assurance.

Having spent 19 years with Britannic, she then joined the Northern Bank as a General Insurance Adviser. Margaret lives in Dunmurry and is married with 2 children and 1 grandchild. When not working she enjoys keeping fit, spending time with her grandchild and at her holiday home in Mayo.

Lewis Mills


  Lewis has 3 years’ experience in asset finance before moving into mortgage administration.  He has passed his Mortgage Advice and Equity Release exams is currently working towards his Financial Advice Diploma. Outside work, Lewis enjoys spending time with his young family, often swimming or going to the park.

Sara Stevenson