Shane O'Brien, CAIA, Advisory Committee

Consultant, KB Associates

Shane has been active in the financial services industry since 2008. He has expertise in the areas of alternative investments, fund accounting, operations and auditing. He is responsible for advising asset managers on the establishment of both UCITS and non-UCITS funds and has experience in the preparation of Business Plans and Risk Management Process documents for UCITS funds. Prior to joining KB Associates, Shane worked for Citibank Europe where he held senior positions in its Global Fund Services and Alternative Investment departments. Previously, Shane worked as a Fund Accountant in Citco Fund Services and was a Senior Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Shane holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance from Dublin City University, is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charterholder and a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).