Mark O'Byrne has a B.A. in the Classics and History where he focused primarily on economic and monetary history. Before setting up Gold Investments Mark was Contracts Manager and then Managing Director of Vineyard Recruitment, a firm specialising in industrial and secretarial recruitment.
In this position he was responsible for both the day-to-day running of the company and developing business plans for the long term future of the organisation. While in that position he was also actively involved in investing in the property and the precious metal bullion markets. His research, analysis and knowledge of the precious metal and wider markets led him to believe that Ireland was in need of a financial services company specialising in wealth preservation strategies. Mark writes articles in Irish and international financial newspapers, journals and magazines.
His daily ‘Market Updates’ are quoted and reported on in the international financial press on a daily basis. Dow Jones MarketWatch, Bloomberg, Dow Jones Newswires, CNN Money, Associated Press, the International Herald Tribune and many others have all featured them. He is the MoneyMate and Investor Magazine Financial Analyst of 2006.