Philip joins HIGHVERN as Ireland Country Head, and will be looking to develop HIGHVERN’s corporate services and fund administration offering in Ireland as the company looks to offer multi-jurisdictional solutions to its clients.

Philip has over 20 years’ experience in the funds industry, having held a number of senior operational and relationship roles including EMEA Head of Transfer Agency Product for a global financial institution. More recently, Philip set up an Irish AIFM business and was appointed Ireland Country Head for a FTSE 250 listed fund and corporate services business. Philip sat on numerous client entity boards and was also responsible for obtaining the first ever Real Assets Specialised Depositary license in Ireland by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Philip is a well-known and highly respected figure in the Irish funds industry. He is an active member of Irish Funds, is a member of the Green Team Network SteerCo  and regularly contributes to industry via speaking engagements and thought leadership.

Areas of Expertise



  • BA Hons in Political and Economic Science (University College, Dublin)
  • MEconSc in Economic Science (University College, Dublin)
  • Certified Project Management Diploma (Institute of Project Management Ireland)