UCITS Board

Richard Grundy, B Ec CA

Non-Executive Director

Richard is an executive director and Chief Operating Officer of the investment manager, Maple-Brown Abbott Limited. At Maple-Brown Abbott, Richard has management responsibility for the operations of the firm and has staff responsibilities for the research team. Richard completed the Senior Executive Program at London Business School in 2016.

Geoff Bazzan, B Bus ( Hons ) CFA

Executive Director

Geoff is an executive director and Head of Asia Pacific Equities of the investment manager, Maple-Brown Abbott Limited His responsibilities at Maple-Brown Abbott include equities analysis and portfolio management for Australia and Asia Pacific ex-Japan portfolios. He is also responsible for overseeing the international portion of our multi-asset portfolios. Geoff completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2015.

Denis Murphy

Independent Non-Executive Director

Denis Murphy (Irish) has held senior management positions for 30 years with Allied Irish Bank and a further 10 years with AIB/BNY Fund Management (Ireland) Limited and currently acts as an independent director to a number of Irish offshore funds. He is a founder member of the Irish Funds Industry Association and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University College Dublin, MBA from Fordham University and is a fellow of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland.

Eimear Cowhey

Independent Non-Executive Director

Eimear Cowhey (Irish). Ms. Cowhey has over 15 years’ experience in the offshore funds industry and currently acts as an independent director and consultant to a number of Irish companies and investment funds. From 1999 to 2006 she held various executive positions within The Pioneer Group including Head of Legal and Compliance and Head of Product Development. From 1992 to 1999 she was Global Fund Director and Head Legal Counsel of INVESCO Asset Management. She qualified in 1990 as an Irish solicitor with the Irish law firm William Fry and she holds a Bachelor of Civil Law received from University College Dublin in 1986. She also holds a C.Dip AF (Certificate Diploma in Accounting and Finance) which she received from the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in 1989. She is a former council member and past chairman of the Irish Funds Industry Association.

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