Brendan has been active in the investment funds industry since 2005. He has a wide range of experience with funds that pursue alternative strategies, in particular focusing on market and operational risk management. He has extensive knowledge of valuing hard to price and illiquid securities and designing bespoke risk models to capture the full risk of a portfolio. Since joining KB Associates in 2014, he has supported a number of alternative investment funds in discharging their risk management related obligations under AIFMD.
Prior to joining KB Associates, Brendan was at Bank of New York Mellon where he managed the derivatives team in Dublin. He commenced his career with Citi Hedge Fund Services (Ireland) Ltd, (formerly BISYS) where he worked on the complex pricing team.
Brendan holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Computer Science and a Post Graduate Master of Science in Financial Mathematics. He is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.