Andrea is Managing Director of Information Technology at KB Associates. Andrea has managed KB Associates’ digital transformation programme since joining the firm in 2018 and has over 15 years’ experience in programme management and digital change. She has worked in the investment management industry since 1990 and has extensive industry experience ranging from investment operations to fund operations, governance and compliance. She has particular expertise in the operations of Self-Managed Investment Companies, UCITS Management Companies and Alternative Investment Fund Management Companies. Andrea has broad funds regulatory and governance experience and has implemented funds company controls and procedures in asset management firms.
Prior to joining KB Associates, Andrea was a Senior Compliance Technical Manager at Irish Life Investment Managers Ltd (“ILIM”) leading the Funds Governance and Compliance Team in ensuring that the funds companies operated in line with regulations and oversight guidelines. Andrea also acted as a strategic partner to the business development teams in terms of developing new investment products within the funds platforms. In addition, Andrea held the role of Designated Person for the ILIM funds platforms. Prior to that, she held the role of Unit Funds Manager and Company Secretary for the UCITS and Alternative Investment fund platforms at KBI Global Investors Ltd (formerly Kleinwort Benson Investors Ltd) and Project Manager for KBI’s IT programme. Andrea began her career in the investment management industry with ILIM in 1990 and held various roles within the investment management and investment services areas of the Ulster Bank Group and KBC Asset Management Ltd before joining Kleinwort Benson Investors.
Andrea is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of ISACA.