Brian has been active in the investment funds industry since 2005. He is an Associate Director with KB Associates’ management company, where he advises both large institutional and boutique asset managers on all aspects of the establishment and ongoing operation of a wide variety of fund types. He has extensive experience working with both UCITS and alternative investment funds. He is a qualified solicitor and specialises in the legal, regulatory and compliance requirements of investment funds. He also has experience managing fund mergers and the migration of funds to Ireland.
Prior to joining KB Associates, Brian was vice president in the Trustee & Depositary group in J.P. Morgan Bank where he was responsible for managing a large portfolio of clients, including UCITS and hedge funds. Previously, he held the position of Senior Associate with King & Wood Mallesons solicitors in Sydney where he focused on asset management and financial services regulation. Brian commenced his career with McCann FitzGerald solicitors in Dublin and London, qualifying and working for a number of years in its asset management and investment funds practice.
Brian holds a Bachelor of Business and Law (Hons) from University College Dublin and was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland in 2008.