Kevin is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He holds a Master of Business Studies (Finance) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, both from University College Dublin. In 2011, Kevin qualified as a Chartered Director.
Before joining Compliance Ireland as a Principal in November 2006, Kevin was the managing director of a large IFSC custodian company, a position he held for eight years. From this, Kevin has extensive operational experience in securities custody and banking operations as well as the fiduciary trustee requirements. Prior to this, Kevin worked in a number of fund administration roles for both long-only and hedge funds.
Kevin currently serves as a non-executive director for a number of financial services firms and has been approved by the Central Bank of Ireland as a fit and proper person.
Kevin has considerable experience regarding the legislation and regulations relating to MiFID firms and investment funds, as well as anti money laundering and data protection requirements. Kevin served for a number of years on the Funds Working Group of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland. Kevin served for a number of years on the Alternatives and Trustee Committees of the Irish Funds Industry Association and was a joint author of the AIMA/IFIA 'Sound Practices Guide for Hedge Fund Administrators'.
He has also spoken extensively at industry conferences and has lectured for a number of professional bodies.
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