A Hobbsian worldview

A Hobbsian worldview

He made his name as a consumer champion. But can Eddie Hobbs ever escape the legacy of the property fund he co-founded which lost millions of euro on behalf of Irish investors?

Time is a great teacher, they say, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. The Eddie Hobbs who sits down with The Sunday Business Post for a series of lengthy, candid interviews in the final days of 2017 is older, wiser and carrying his fair share of scars. He’s more than a decade older than the man who sprinted down an alley in the opening credits of a TV show in a homage to the intro of the movie Trainspotting. And while he’s still offering himself up as the guru of the ordinary investor and the champion of Irish consumers, he’s considerably more circumspect in his advice.

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading

Subscribe Login

Independent journalism every day

With digital access you can read The Business Post whenever, wherever, and however you want.

  • Unlimited access to all sections of The Business Post on desktop, tablet and mobile.
  • Breaking news, comment and analysis from the best Business Post writers seven days a week.
  • Live blogs of major news events.
  • Videos and podcasts from some of the industry's most respected journalists such as Michael Brennan, Susan Mitchell and Ian Guider.
  • Access to The Business Post's extensive archive​.

Related Articles

More from The Business Post