Frank O’Riordan MCSI has been appointed President of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) in Ireland.
Frank, a member of the CISI since 1999, has over 28 years’ experience in the Asset management and Funds industry. He has held senior positions at Executive and Board level in financial services. These include the roles of Chief Executive, Chief Investment Officer, Executive Director, Chairman of the Board and Head of Risk in AIB Investment Managers Ltd and AIB Fund Management Ltd.
He is a Director and Trustee of a major Pension Scheme, serves as Chairman of an Investment sub Committee and is Chairman of an Irish domiciled Alternative Investment Fund and UCITs company. He has provided extensive consultancy advice and serves Advisory Boards to both asset management and funds management companies.
Frank is also a key note speaker at both Irish and European investor conferences.
Commenting on his appointment Frank stated that: “A key objective for the CISI in Ireland is to provide members with internationally recognised and accredited courses which I believe will give them the edge in furthering their careers in a global industry while continuing to foster the continued growth of the financial services industry in Ireland”.
Kevin Moore, CISI Director of Global Business Development said: "We are very pleased to welcome Frank as President of our National Advisory Council in Ireland. Frank brings a wealth of experience both from an investment, risk and commercial standpoint in financial services.
“We look forward to working closely with him to support the development of the CISI membership and to continue to promote the importance of attaining qualifications and maintaining continuing professional development during this particularly exciting time for financial services in Ireland.”
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is the largest and most widely respected professional body for those who work in the securities and investment industry globally. Evolved from the London Stock Exchange, there are now more than 40,000 members in 110 countries. In the past year, 40,000 examinations have been held in 74 countries, covering a range of vocational qualifications.