Mark is Head of Operational Risk at KB Associates’ AIFMD and UCITS authorised management company where he is responsible for due diligence and managing operational risk exposures. Mark has been active in the investment funds industry since 2002 during which he has accumulated particular expertise in fund administration and operational risk.
Prior to his appointment as Head of Operational Risk, Mark was responsible for advising asset managers on the establishment and ongoing operation of both UCITS and Alternative Investment funds assisting in the preparation of Business Plans and Risk Management Process documents for UCITS funds and Programmes of Activity for AIFMD compliant funds.
Prior to joining KB Associates, Mark held senior fund accounting positions at MUFG Fund Services (Ireland) Limited and BNY Mellon Fund Services (Ireland) Limited where he spent eight years in total supporting a number of leading fund managers. He was also responsible for project managing several major account transitions and fund launches for key clients. Mark commenced his career in fund administration with BNP Paribas Fund Services (Ireland) Limited and International Fund Services (Ireland) Limited.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Accounting and Finance from Liverpool John Moores University and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.