Andrea has been active in the investments funds industry since 1990. Andrea serves as Associate Director, Head of IT where she is responsible for implementing KBA’s IT strategy and cyber security programme.
Andrea has extensive experience in investment and fund operations, governance, compliance, information technology solutions and project management. She has particular expertise in the operations of Self-Managed Investment Companies, UCITS Management Companies and Alternative Investment Fund Management Companies. She has broad funds regulatory and governance experience and has been responsible for implementing technology solutions, company controls, and policies & procedures in asset management firms. In addition, Andrea has over 10 years’ experience in project management and business analysis, implementing systems solutions and process improvement .
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 AIF fund platforms at KBI Global Investors Ltd (formerly Kleinwort Benson Investors Ltd). Andrea also gained extensive IT experience at KBI where she held the roles of Business Analyst and Project Manager.
Andrea is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.