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Brendan Moran - Ireland Business Development Manager - Ireland

Brendan joined Setanta in 2014. He has over 26 year’s investment experience, most recently as Head of Equities with Irish Life Investment Managers. He has held various investment roles at Irish Life, including ‘Fund Manager – US Equities’ and ‘Global Sector Specialist -  Technology & Telecoms’, before being appointed Head of Equities in 2006. Brendan has worked closely with both the consultant community and directly with clients in this role, understanding client requirements and implementing equity strategies. Brendan was appointed to the ILIM Fund Management Executive Team in 2010, with broader oversight and responsibility.  He qualified with a BComm from University College Dublin and has since received his CDipAF from the ACCA, and MSC (Investment and Treasury) from Dublin City University.

Brendan Moran - Ireland Business Development Manager

Alan Hickey – Marketing Director - Europe / US / Charity

Alan joined Setanta in 2007 and has 30 years’ experience in Investments and Insurance, most recently as European CEO and Head of European Business Development for Conning Asset Management, a subsidiary of Swiss Re Group. Prior to this he was an Equity Portfolio Manager for Swiss Re Asset Management, a Director for Swiss Re Funds and the General manager for Swiss Re International Treasury (Ireland) Ltd. Alan worked in the UK where he was a Treasury Manager with M&G Re, a subsidiary of the Prudential, an Accountant with Terra Nova and AIG. Alan holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from Dublin City University, and is a qualified Management Accountant (ACMA), a corporate treasurer (ACT) and alumni of London Business School’s Investment Management Executive Program.

+353 1 612 4903 / +353 87 941 6847

Alan Hickey – Marketing Director

Rocco Vessio - Director Business Development, Canada - Canada

Rocco joined Setanta Asset Management in April 2016 and brings 25 plus years of experience driving the success of the Asset Management and Asset Consulting Industries.  At Setanta, Rocco is responsible for Canadian business development and maintaining existing and new relationships.  Prior to joining Setanta he was at Guardian Capital with his attentions on corporate development in both Canada and the U.S.  He also spent 12 years with RBC Dexia Investor Services as Senior Consultant assisting Pension Plan Clients.  Rocco began his career in 1989 as a performance analyst at Confed Investment Counseling. In 1994, he joined SEI investments as an analyst and shortly thereafter joined the consulting team.

+1 416 552-5061 / +1 647 823 4813

Rocco Vessio - Director Business Development, Canada