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Appointments / 15 October 2021

Crestbridge appoints new Head of Accounting and Transfer Agency – Ireland

Crestbridge appoints new Head of Accounting and Transfer Agency – Ireland

Crestbridge has appointed Conor O’Brien as Head of Accounting and Transfer Agency as it continues to expand its presence in Ireland.

In his new role Conor is responsible for establishing, leading and promoting the accounting, valuations and transfer agency functions of the fund administration business of Crestbridge Ireland.

Conor has over 25 years’ experience working in the Funds industry, with particular expertise in developing services to Private Equity, Real Estate funds and other alternative structures.

Prior to joining Crestbridge Conor worked extensively in fund accounting, system and strategic operating model enhancement, integration and testing, financial reporting, fund launches and onboarding project work. Through his career, Conor has developed significant fund administration knowledge across multiple jurisdictions and strategies and the investment fund lifecycle.

Conor is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He holds an MBA with a specialism in Finance and a Professional Certificate in Operational Risk Management in Investment Fund Services from the Institute of Bankers.

Andrea Lennon, Head of Funds Services Ireland said:

“It’s a very exciting time for Crestbridge in Ireland, following approval of our fund administration business in July and the recent opening of our first Irish office at 16 Fitzwilliam Place, we are committed to delivering dedicated specialist services to our clients in Ireland and continuing to support the wider group strategy. I’m delighted to welcome Conor to Crestbridge, where both his skills and industry experience will be an invaluable addition to our expert team”.