At the end of May 2016, BlackBee welcomed Elaine Breen to the firm as it's Head of Legal & 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. In September 2018, Elaine became the Firm's General Counsel.
Elaine is a qualified Solicitor in Ireland with the Law Society of Ireland and in England & Wales under the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Her qualifications include a BA (Hons) in Business & Law, LLB (Hons), Diploma in Trusts & Estate Planning, a Diploma in Commercial Property, a Masters in Law (LLM) and Certificates in International Risk Management & Compliance. Elaine is currently working towards the New York Bar Exams.
Elaine was a member of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Committee for the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association for many years and is also a member of the Association of Compliance Officers of Ireland and International Risk Managers. Elaine is also a Committee Member on the In-House Legal Committee for the Southern Legal Association. Elaine is a judge on the Judging Panel for the International Compliance Awards 2019 and an assessor for the Good Governance Awards 2019.
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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.
Sarah Dineen joined BlackBee in September 2018 as Head of Compliance. Sarah is a senior Compliance professional, with a wealth of experience extending to related areas such as risk, data privacy, corporate governance and legal.
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.
Niamh is the Operations Manager 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.
James is responsible for managing all systems and data associated with investment activities and overseeing the firm’s different areas of business activities. James’ knowledge and past experience cover Structured Investment Solutions across Bonds, Equities and Commodities, Investment Research and Operations with a strong focus on IT-driven solutions.
Laura Creagh joined BlackBee as Compliance Manager in November 2018. Laura is a qualified Solicitor in Ireland with the Law Society of Ireland and in England & Wales under the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Her qualifications include a BCL, LLM (Criminal Justice), Diploma in Intellectual Property and Technology Law and a Diploma in Employment Law. Laura also has a Certificate in Project Management.
Tracey is the Supervisor on the Operations team at BlackBee Investments and is responsible for all investment applications, agency agreements, encashments & bond maturities, including processing all bonds and ensuring adherence to AML for all applications.
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.
Kenneth is the Middle Office Analyst at BlackBee and is responsible for facilitating the flow of information between the Trading Desk and Operations. Kenneth has experience in Promotion and Sales in the events industry with Pluto Event & Marketing Solutions and has worked in the Strategic and Economic Development Department of Cork City Council.