HIGHVERN Ireland welcomes Independent NED to Board

HIGHVERN is delighted to announce the appointment of Colm Clifford as an Irish Independent Non-Executive Director. Colm will join the board as an INED and Chair, alongside Ireland Country Head, Philip Dempsey, and fellow Directors Emma Keane and Adrian Bailie, to strengthen the Irish proposition in its fund services business.

Colm is a former KPMG Audit Partner of over 25 years, holding various senior leadership roles specialising in the Financial Services. He has extensive industry experience in asset management, structured finance products, and treasury. Colm is currently active in the Irish INED market and is a board member of basis.point, the leading charity of the Irish funds industry and wider ecosystem.

Colm said: “I am delighted to join HIGHVERN’s Irish fund services business as their Independent Director as the group continues to implement its international expansion strategy. I am very much looking forward to supporting the growth of the Irish business.”

Philip Dempsey, Ireland Country Head at HIGHVERN, said: “We are truly excited to share the news that Colm will be joining HIGHVERN’s Irish business. He brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and industry contacts that will be invaluable to us as we continue our growth trajectory in a strategically important jurisdiction for the group.”

HIGHVERN launched its Irish business, with offices in Dublin, in January 2022. The group also has a presence in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey, the UK and Switzerland.

Martin Hall, Chief Executive of HIGHVERN, said: “HIGHVERN is investing significantly in the Irish marketplace given the exciting developments taking place and we’re delighted to be building out a team of such great expertise. Colm’s decision to join us is not just further evidence of that, but also testimony to the quality of our proposition.”

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