Welcome to BlackBee

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David O'Shea Chief Executive Officer

David is responsible for the overall management of the firm. David has spent the last 15 years working as a trader and portfolio manager, developing knowledge and expertise in the asset management industry in Ireland, Italy and Switzerland.

Brendan Slein Chief Operating Officer

Brendan is the Chief Operations Officer with overall responsibility for the development of the company. Brendan has over 18 years experience in the financial services sector. Over this period he has been involved in designing portfolios and structured investments for both institutions and private clients.

Elaine Breen Head of Legal & Compliance

At the end of May 2016, BlackBee welcomed Elaine Breen to the firm as it's Head of Legal and Compliance. Prior to this, Elaine worked with a large financial company having held several positions such as a Senior In-House Counsel, Head of Compliance, Chief Risk Officer and Company Secretary.

Pamela Nodwell Chief Financial Officer

Pamela is Chief Financial Officer and is also responsible for Compliance. Pamela has over 15 years’ experience working in various senior roles in Finance, Audit, Compliance and Risk in Ireland and abroad. Pamela has previously worked for KPMG

Brian O'Donoghue Chief Risk & Technology Officer

Brian is the Chief Risk Officer and Technology Officer at BlackBee and has responsibility for Risk, IT Systems and Projects. Brian has 20 years’ experience in a variety of complementary fields including Risk, IT, Auditing, Accounting, Banking, Projects and Training.

Donie Daly Regional Sales Director

Donie is the Sales Director for BlackBee Investments, responsible for growing and managing business development across Ireland. Donie is responsible for opportunity management, driving growth and key account planning within the business development team.

James McCarthy Operations Manager

James is responsible for managing all operations associated with investment activities and overseeing the firm’s different areas of business activities. James’ knowledge and past experience covers Structured Investment Solutions across Bonds, Equities and Commodities, Investment Research and Operations with a strong focus on IT driven solutions.

Kerry Ann Leek Design and Marketing Manager

Kerry Ann is responsible for managing all areas associated with Design and Marketing for BlackBee Investments. Kerry Ann has over 10 years experience in a number of roles in the public and private sector including roles as an Architectural Technologist, Furniture Designer,

Orla Healy Design and Marketing Assistant

Orla is the Design & Marketing Assistant at BlackBee Investments and her role is to assist the Design & Marketing Team with brand and product publicity, events and publications.

Gerard Sheehan Investment Manager

Gerard has over 10 years investment experience in a number of roles as an investment consultant, portfolio manager, dealer and analyst, with extensive experience across a number of asset classes, instrument types and derivatives.

Victor Danylyuk Investment Analyst

Victor is responsible for Investment Analysis including research, analysis and interpretation of financial information. This research includes product performance, financial research summaries and credit risk. He has experience and knowledge of complex financial instruments and is passionate about both financial markets and software applications.

Clíodhna Hughes Business Development Manager

Clíodhna is responsible for managing business development in the Greater Dublin area. Prior to this, she worked for Standard Life for 11 years originally in marketing and then more recently in business development and sales. Clíodhna holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce, a Higher Diploma in Marketing Practices and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning.

Alan Aspell Business Development Manager

Alan is responsible for managing business development across the midlands region of Ireland. Alan has over 20 years of experience working within the financial services market, including 14 years at Permanent TSB as an executive financial planner & consultant.

Robbie Barry Business Development Manager

Robbie has over 15 years of experience within the financial services market, the majority of which was time working as a business development manager with brokers for some of the largest providers in Ireland, Canada Life and Davy Select.

Niamh Leahy Office Manager & Senior Administrator

Niamh is the Office Manager and Senior Administrator at BlackBee and is responsible for all investment applications, agency agreements, encashments & bond maturities, including processing all bonds and ensuring adherence to AML for all applications.

Leonie Wilson Executive Assistant

Leonie is a qualified Office Manager, Executive Administrator, PA and Compliance Officer with over 13 years' expertise in providing high-level administrative support and office management across the financial services sector in Ireland.

Claire Gleeson Business Administrator

Claire has over 10 years of experience working within the financial services sector and is responsible for all Business Administration within BlackBee Investments.

Evelyn Mullane Broker Support Administrator

Evelyn is the Broker Support Administrator at BlackBee & is responsible for applications, agency agreements, and bond & encashment maturities. This includes processing applications and ensuring AML is completed for compliance purposes. She is APA Qualified via the Insurance Institute of Ireland.

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