Jim O'ReillyManaging Director
Jim has been involved in the financial industry since he founded the company in 1983 and has guided the organisation to the healthy position it maintains in the market today.
Jim is a member of the Institute of Directors (UK), holds an MBA from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, an ME from the Netherlands University Foundation for International Cooperation and a B Tech from the University of Limerick (1st Class Honours and Gold Medal recipient).
Jim has been approved as a Director by the Irish Financial Regulator.
Lara CourtneyDirector of Strategic Development
Lara has extensive experience in the financial services industry and has been working with FundAssist since 1996. Lara has a particular area of expertise in shareholder and regulatory services and has advised on process enhancements to some of the largest global administrators and asset managers.
Lara has overall responsibility for strategic development including Process Improvements, Finance, Compliance, Business Continuity and Risk Management.
Lara is the company compliance officer and Financial Regulator liaison. She is a member of the Association of Compliance Officers of Ireland (ACOI) and holds a degree in Mathematics and Geography from University College Dublin.
Andrew JohnstonDirector– Client Relationship & Business Development
Andrew has been involved in the fund industry since 2003. Andrew’s experience in international fund administration has seen him involved in solutions in Switzerland, Ireland, Luxembourg, the USA and the United Kingdom in a variety of roles.
Andrew is responsible for the client satisfaction and relationship function as well as heading up the new business generation department.
Andrew holds a masters in executive leadership and a bachelor’s degree in business, specialising in accounting and entrepreneurial studies.
Philip McKeeProduct & Technology Director
Philip has been involved in the funds industry since 2005. He has experience working in Systems and Product Development for fund administrators in both the mutual and hedge fund spaces in Europe and North America.
Philip has overall responsibility for all Product and Technology within FundAssist. Technology covers Systems development, Infrastructure and technology support.
Philip holds an honours degree in Computing with distinctions from IT Sligo and a higher diploma in Mathematics & Computing from the Open University. Philip is certified in project and agile project management with qualifications from the IMI, Scrum Alliance and Scaled Agile (SAFe) organisations.
Jillian RyanDirector – People and Performance
Jillian has been involved in the funds industry since 2003 where she has held senior fund accounting, client services and people development roles.
Jillian oversees People and Performance management across the company, and acts as a key client contact across multiple services.
Jillian has an honours degree in Economics and French from University College Dublin and a Higher Diploma in Business Studies from the Smurfit Graduate School of Business. She is ACCA qualified and also holds Higher Diplomas in Business French from the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris and in Psychology.
Tanya MerriganDirector of Fund Reporting and Translation Services
Tanya holds an honours degree in Financial Services and has been working in the funds industry since 2003. Tanya has worked with some of the largest administrators and asset managers within the industry. She has held senior positions in a variety of areas including fund accounting, pricing, corporate actions, client solutions and client reporting.
Tanya has extensive experience working closely with clients to meet their requirements and offer tailored solutions.
Tanya’s role in FundAssist is as Director of Fund Reporting and Translation Services