the team

Meet the team

The GemCap team has extensive experience in the UCITS sector, having worked for global asset managers, leading custodian banks, fund administrators and the asset management and investment funds departments of legal firms.

Directors

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Stuart Alexander

Stuart has spent over 30 years in the funds industry predominantly in the distribution arena, raising assets and working with a number of high-profile investment manager such as Morgan Grenfell in the 80s, Invesco in the 90s and Insight in the 00s. Stuart founded the GemCap Group in 2009 and is the Chief Executive of the UK business; he is also a Director and the Designated Person for Distribution in Dublin.  In his spare time, he loves climbing mountains and is looking forward to bagging more Munros and Wainwrights whilst his knees can carry him.

Stuart Alexander

Director and CEO of GemCap UK

Designated Person for Distribution Oversight

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Conor Hoey

Having graduated from Trinity College Dublin (1991), Conor Hoey joined Prudential Corporation in London as a graduate trainee and worked in a number of business units including being a key part of the team that set up the UK’s first Internet Bank, Egg, in 1998. He then worked in Investment Consultancy for Bacon & Woodrow (Hewitt), advising asset managers on DC pension strategies and The UK Financial Services Authority on investment performance. He joined Mellon Bank in 2000 and Headed up their UK and Irish Sales & Relationship team in the Fund Administration arena, thereby having his first foray into the Irish funds sector. Following a short spell as a Director at Capita PLC in the mid-2000s, he joined Royal Bank of Canada in 2008 and headed up their Sales and Relationship team in the UK, in particular focusing on growing RBC’s business in Ireland. Having lived in the UK from 1992, Conor moved back to Dublin in 2015 to help establish Gemini Capital and is now Chief Executive of the business.  He is a holder of the Investment Management Certificate and is a Certified Investment Fund Director with the Irish Institute of Banking.  In his spare time, he is Chairman of Drogheda United Football club and is a director of a number of other companies.

Conor Hoey

CEO, Gemini Capital Management (Ireland) Limited

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Gerard Scully

Gerard joined GemCap in 2020 having previously worked for 16 years at the Irish Stock Exchange (now Euronext Dublin) as part of the senior management team including as Director of International Primary Markets. Prior to that he carried out roles with Irish licenced banks and financial institutions, including as Head of Legal and Compliance for Maxblue, and Legal Adviser with Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS).  Gerard served on the ESMA Consultative Working Group on Corporate Finance and was formerly a member of the Board of the Irish Auditing Standards Supervisory Authority. He is qualified as a solicitor in Ireland, England and Wales, was called to the English Bar, holds a BA in Legal Science from Trinity College Dublin and MA in International and Comparative Business Law from Guildhall University.   In his spare time Gerard is secretary of junior athletics club Cabinteely AC and enjoys swimming, running and cycling

Gerard Scully

Chairman and Non-Exec Director, Gemini Capital Management (Ireland) Ltd

Legal

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Orla Quigley

Having qualified as a solicitor in 2007, Orla joined GemCap in 2016 having worked for nearly 10 years in the asset management and investment fund departments of leading Irish and UK law firms.  Orla also worked on secondment in the legal department of the Dublin office of a leading international consulting, outsourcing and investment services business, assisting them with their Irish authorised collective investment schemes.  Orla holds a BA (Mod) in Economics and Social Studies from Trinity College Dublin and a postgraduate diploma in Legal Studies from DIT Aungier Street.   In her free time, Orla enjoys reading, baking and pilates.   

Orla Quigley

Head of Legal

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Yurishan Lowry

Yurishan has nearly 10 years’ experience working as a lawyer in the Irish funds industry.  Yurishan was born on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao and studied law in the Netherlands.  She graduated with an LL.M in International and European Law from Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2004 and obtained an LL.M in International Business Transactions and Law from Nyenrode University.  Yurishan spent a year studying law as a visiting student at Trinity College Dublin and moved to Ireland in 2006, immediately starting work at a top tier commercial law firm where she trained and qualified as a solicitor.

Yurishan Lowry

Senior Legal Counsel

Compliance

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Brian Ormande-Murphy

Brian joined GemCap in 2021 with 15 years’ experience in the financial services sector in Ireland and the UK.  His positions included client services, regulatory reporting and compliance, and he has experience of working with various European regulators.

Previous roles include working with AFEX Markets Europe Ltd, an Irish MiFID II investment firm, as Head of Compliance and Risk for all European activities, liaising closely on Central Bank of Ireland authorisation, BREXIT transitioning and rolling out operations across the EEA region. He’s also worked on regulatory reporting and compliance at Broadridge (formerly FundAssist), focusing on UCITS fund documentation, and been involved with projects such as GDPR implementation, while completing an MSc in Compliance at University College Dublin.  Brian’s also worked at a mortgage brokerage, 2 Irish stockbrokers and Blackrock Investment Management in their Edinburgh office. 

 

Brian is the holder of two law related degrees from Waterford Institute of Technology and is a certified Data Protection Officer, Financial Crime Prevention Practitioner and a Fellow of the Association of Compliance Officer in Ireland. 

Brian Ormande-Murphy

Head of Compliance

Designated Person for Regulatory Compliance Management​

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Ilona Balaban

Ilona joined GemCap in December 2020 as a Graduate Trainee after completing her LL.M at Trinity College Dublin and is currently studying for the Professional Diploma in Compliance with the Institute of Banking. In her free time, Ilona enjoys reading, baking, and occasionally jogging in the park.

Ilona Balaban

Associate

Distribution

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William Enearu

Will joined GemCap in 2021, having previously worked as a Customer Service Representative at Permanent TSB.  He holds an undergraduate degree in Law and Diplomacy from Babcock University in his native Nigeria and a master’s degree in international Business from the National College of Ireland. William speaks both fluent English and his native language, Esan. In his spare time, Williams enjoys photography, fitness, painting, reading, music and swimming as well as playing basketball, American football, soccer and baseball.

William Enearu

Associate

Operations

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Sinéad Sheehan

Sinéad joined GemCap as Head of Operational Oversight in May 2019 and also became Designated Person for Operational Risk in March 2020. She worked in the fund administration and financial services industry since 2000, most notably holding positions at Credit Suisse, RBC Investor and Treasury Services and BISYS Hedge Fund Services working across areas spanning operations, client change, client onboarding and project management. She holds a BA in Economics and Sociology and a H.Dip in Computer Science from University College Cork. She also completed a Professional Certificate in Investment Fund Services from The Institute of Bankers in Ireland.  In her spare time Sinéad has a passion for travel and interacting with different cultures.

Sinéad Sheehan

Head of Operational Oversight

Designated Person for Operational Risk Oversight

Finance

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Cherie Quah

Cherie graduated with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and Finance.  Cherie has experience across all parts of the Investor Services value chain and joined GemCap in 2020.  She is 4th generation Malaysian Chinese and speak 4 languages.  In Malaysia, she volunteers with an animal welfare group involved in rescue and fostering work.

Cherie Quah

Head of Finance

Designated Person for Financial & Capital Management

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Mantvydas Jokubaitis

Mantvydas joined GemCap in 2021, having previously worked as Analyst in RBC Investor and Treasury Services within the Fund Accounting Oversight Department.  Mantvydas holds a degree in Chinese and International Business and is studying for a Higher Diploma in Data Analytics. Originally from Lithuania, Mantvydas has been an Irish resident for the last 10 years and likes to spend his free time hiking and exploring Ireland.

Mantvydas Jokubaitis

Analyst

Fund Risk

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Peter, whilst originally a physicist, has worked in finance for over twenty years. Starting as a derivatives trader at Salomon Brothers, a US investment bank, he later became the Chief Investment Officer at Pioneer Alternative Investments, a Dublin based hedge fund with approximately €1.5bn AUM. After completing a PhD in finance from University College Dublin he was made Head of Markets at Delta Index, an on-line trading firm. Since 2011, he has been working on cloud based systems to deliver advanced risk management functionality to the financial sector.

Peter Cripwell

Fund Risk Management

Designated Person for Fund Risk Management

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Peter has over 10 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry. He worked for a number of years with KBC Fund Management where he was a Portfolio Manager on the structured funds team. Here he was responsible for managing a number of AIF and UCITS strategies on behalf of the firm. Peter has also worked as a futures trader where he focused on a number of short-term strategies across multiple assets classes including European and US Equities, Fixed Income and Commodities. Peter has spent the last few years working in the Management Company space where he has held roles in the areas of Investment Management and Risk Management. 

Peter holds a BSc in Economics and Finance from UCD and an MSc in Quantitative Finance from the Smurfit School of Business. In his spare time if he is not out walking his dog, Peter likes to get out for a few holes of golf. 

Peter Clinton

Fund Risk Manager

Investment Risk

Michael Hooper

Advisor

Designated Person for Investment Management​

Views from our team

We’re passionate about finding and nurturing new talent, and have a number of excellent graduates within our team. Here our recent graduate recruit Ilona Balaban shares her perspective on starting her working life during a pandemic, and her first five months at GemCap.

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