Meet The Team
Conor Devine MRICS
Working in the property industry since 1999, Conor qualified in 2005 as a Chartered Surveyor and became a Director of a leading property Company in the same year.
Throughout the course of the last 15 years, he has been advising commercial property owners, occupiers, developers, PLC’s, government departments and financial institutions on all aspects of their real estate holdings.
Conor is one of the founding members of GDP partnership and determined to continue to assist people with their challenges, with straight, accurate and results driven advice.
James Gibbons LLB - Principal
James qualified as a Solicitor in 1990 having studied at the Queens University of Belfast.
He joined a property development group in 1991 engaged in construction, development, acquisition and the disposal of property. His legal expertise extends across all of these fields to include company and commercial law, banking and financing, property development, planning, site assembly and funding.
Having now established and moved into the role of Principal and Director of GDP, James is currently engaged by a number of listed development and construction companies providing corporate and strategic advice in the aforementioned fields.
James is solutions driven and has a very unique approach to solving problems and providing platforms for individuals and companies to prosper.
Darwin Allen ACA MABRP - Associate Director
Darwin is a Member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and joined our team as Senior Relationship Manager in 2012 having previously had Accountancy training at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Darwin's drive and enthusiasm to deliver for his clients has since seen him become Associate Director for GDP Partnership.
For over nine years Darwin has specialised in Business Recovery Services and is a Member of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3). Darwin has spent most of this time in Insolvency Management, but for nearly four years has been focused on the areas of asset management, bank mediation, corporate finance and restructuring. Darwin is primarily responsible for leading the GDP Equity Experts team and managing new and existing client/professional relationships.
Darwin has a successful track record in presenting repayment proposals on behalf of business and personal borrowers to creditors/lenders. He obtains agreements with lenders to debt reduction strategies and adds exceptional value to our client base. Darwin is a highly respected and important team member.
David Dixon BSc - Associate Director
David began his career in financial services in 2005 and has considerable experience in numerous areas of finance including commercial lending, asset management and personal / corporate insolvency.
David holds the Institute of Bankers Credit and Lending Certificate as well as a degree in Economics and Finance from Queens University, joining GDP as an Associate Director in 2016.
David has developed a reputation for providing outstanding customer service through open and honest communication and by building strong working relationships.