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Declan McHugh

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OVERVIEW

Declan has nearly 30 years of experience in the areas of fund management, fund directorship, compliance, risk, finance and operations. An executive director at a number of AIFM & UCITS management companies, he has held various PCF roles throughout his career including a number of designated person roles.  Declan has been a fund director since 2014 serving on regulated fund structure with combined assets in excess of €14 billion predominately specialising in real estate, private equity, long equity and fund of funds.  

BACKGROUND

Declan has worked on numerous fund establishments and restructures over the past 10 years.  Previously, he worked for Key Capital Group, Goodbody Fund Management and Intertrust Alternative Investment Fund Management.  Declan has also worked at the Central Bank of Ireland as a former Senior Regulator within the Investment Firms & Fund Supervision department and at Kennedy Wilson where he acted as a Director to several regulated funds and various SPV boards. 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland. 

Honorary Fellow of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland.

Chair of the Audit Committee - Association of Compliance Officer in Ireland.

Member of Institute of Bankers in Ireland. 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

AIFM & UCITS Management Company Services

Hedge Funds

Institutional Investors 

Private Assets

EDUCATION

Institute of Bankers in Ireland, Accredited Fund Professional, 2020

Institute of Bankers in Ireland, Qualified Financial Adviser, 2011

Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland, LCOI, 2009

Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland, Certified Public Accountant, 2002 

University of Ulster, UK, Bachelor of Arts, Business Studies, 1998

 

 

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