Brendan has been active in the investment funds industry since 2005. He has significant experience with funds that pursue alternative strategies, in particular focusing on market and operational risk. He currently leads the investment risk team where he is responsible for the performance of independent risk analysis of investment funds and individual portfolios in order to meet their regulatory requirements under AIFMD and the UCITS regulations. Brendan currently acts as a Designated Person and Non-Executive Director for a number of investment funds and management companies.
Prior to joining KB Associates, Brendan was at BNY Mellon (Ireland) where he had primary responsibility for the valuation of OTC derivatives. Brendan commenced his career with Citi Hedge Fund Services (Ireland) Ltd (formerly BISYS) in 2005.
Brendan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) in Mathematics and Computing from Dublin Institute of Technology and a Master of Science Degree in Financial and Industrial Mathematics from Dublin City University. He is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) by the Global Association of Risk Professionals and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.