CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Director of Finance and Compliance
DIRECTOR - INVESTMENTS
CHIEF RISK OFFICER
Senior Manager- Operational Oversight
Manager- Operational Oversight
Orla serves as a Chief Executive Officer of Ballybunion, with responsibility for Relationship Management for existing and new clients as well as overseeing the day-to-day running of the firm.
Orla has worked in the funds industry since 2003, specialising in relationship and client management roles.
She has previously worked with Cheyne Capital in London, RBC Investor & Treasury Services, Caceis Bank and Brown Brothers Harriman in Dublin.
Orla is currently authorised as a non-executive Director of regulated investment funds domiciled in Ireland across various asset classes.
Qualifications: BA International, Higher Diploma in Business Studies, Certified Investment Fund Director with the Institute of Banking
Within Claire’s role as Director, she heads up the firms’ finance and compliance functions.
Claire is a qualified accountant (FCMA, CGMA) and has over 20 years’ experience in financial services.
Prior to Ballybunion, she worked as a Finance Manager for a well-respected bank.
Qualifications: FCMA, CGMA
Within Brendan’s role as Director, he heads up Ballybunion’s Life Products business, which includes life settlement funds.
Brendan has nearly 40 years’ experience in investment products within the life assurance and funds industries.
He is Chair and Independent Non-Executive Director of the subsidiaries of a number of international insurance entities regulated in Ireland.
Brendan has also recently launched a high performance coaching business, R&B Coaching, with his son, Robert.
Qualifications: FCCA, CDir, MSc
Greg heads up the firm’s Risk Management Services and has over 35 years’ experience in financial trading and risk management.
Prior to Ballybunion, he spent a considerable amount of time working in Chicago, London and Dublin with a number of leading trading firms, as well as a specialist risk management consultancy business.
Qualifications: BA Economics, Professional Certificate in International Fund Services (IOB), Professional Certificate in Responsible and Sustainable Finance
As a Senior Manager in the Dublin office, Shane oversees a portfolio of clients predominately covering real estate and private equity structures.
Shane is a member of the Association of Charted Certified Accountants (FCCA) and has worked in financial services since 2008 mainly in fund administration roles.
Prior to joining Ballybunion, Shane worked for International Fund Services, a State Street company, where he held the position of Assistant Vice President in their Alternatives fund accounting division.
Qualifications: Masters in Professional Accountancy, Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance
Declan oversees a diverse portfolio of clients from structured products, fixed income, life settlements and loans.
He predominantly focuses on the fund operations and oversight of all service providers to the firm’s funds.
Declan has worked within the funds industry for five years. He previously worked for GAM Investments as part of the dealing team and Citco Ireland in their reconciliations team.
Qualifications: BBA in Business Management, QFA, APA