Darragh is a UK qualified financial adviser (CeFA), advanced financial adviser (DipFA), mortgage adviser (CeMAP), advanced mortgage adviser (CeRER), international advanced wealth manager (CIAWM) and completed the investment management certificate (IMC) for portfolio management and construction. He is a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Society UK, the London Institute of Banking and Finance and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments. Darragh started his career in financial services as a consultant with Banco Santander, the 3rd biggest bank in the world, he covered the length and breadth of the UK for the bank for 9 years. In 2009, after spending 9 enjoyable years with Santander, Darragh left the bank to set up his own independent company, this was a challenging time coming after the recession and with Northern Ireland having experienced the toughest part of the recession. In 2015 Darragh was contacted by several companies offering him a position in Dubai and after having visited on the way back from his honeymoon, he moved to Dubai in May 2015, to swim with the SHARKS.