Peadar De Barra has held senior positions in the mutual funds industry since 1998. He has particular expertise in advising managers on the establishment and on-going operations of alternative investment funds assisting them address the requirements of AIFMD and in the operations of both UCITS and AIFMD compliant management companies. He is also an Executive Director of KB Associates’ AIFMD and UCITS authorised management company, KBA Consulting Management Limited.
Prior to joining KB Associates Peadar was head of financial administration at Citi Fund Services (Ireland) Limited, formerly BISYS. Previously he had been with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dublin and Boston where he specialised in the auditing of investment funds including hedge funds.
Peadar holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Hons) from University College Galway and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.