About

Management Team

Gavin Gray

Group CEO & Managing Director Cayman

Gavin has over 20 years financial services experience, focusing on the provision of asset servicing solutions to a broad universe of global investment funds across major domiciles. Prior to setting up the firm in 2004, he worked in a variety of senior operational, product development and client management roles with HSBC Securities Services, in the Cayman Islands and Ireland. He is a graduate of University College Dublin, obtaining a degree of Master of Accounting and is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Michael Purtill

Group COO & Managing Director Ireland

Michael has over 20 years financial services experience. He joined the firm in 2005 as Head of Operations and was responsible for the development and roll out of the firm’s operational infrastructure. Michael’s background is with Fortis Fund Services (now Credit Suisse) and HSBC. Michael is a graduate of University College Dublin, obtaining a degree of Bachelor of Commerce and is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a member of the Institute of Banking in Ireland.

David Kane

Head of Fund Accounting & Valuations

David joined the firm in 2007 having obtained substantial industry experience across a range of roles within Bisys Hedge Fund Services. David has over 15 years financial services experience. David has a BA in Accounting & Finance and is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Paul McDonald

Head of Investor Services

Paul joined the firm in November 2017 following 13 years at Citco in Dublin, where he gained excellent hands on experience managing the investor relations process from A-Z, managing clients and continuously looking at more efficient ways of improving the operating model. Paul has a B.A. in Geography and Classics from University College Dublin and a H. Dip in Information Technology. Paul currently sits on the Irish Funds industry association Transfer Agency committee.

Valerie Mathews

Head of Business Solutions

Valerie is Head of Business Solutions, having previously led the investor services function for 10 years. She joined the firm in 2007, from Bisys Hedge Fund Services, having held various roles within their shareholder services and core procedures functions. Valerie has over 20 year’s industry experience. Valerie is a graduate of Dublin City University, where she obtained a BA in Applied Languages.

Nadine Gray

Group Head of Compliance and Risk

Nadine joined the firm in 2015, with significant funds industry experience. She has worked in a variety of senior operational and compliance roles within the Goldman Sachs fund administration business, in the Cayman Islands and Ireland. She has also previously acted as Head of Operations, Risk, Financial Control and Compliance with an AIFMD authorised manager. She is a graduate of University College Dublin, obtaining a degree of Master of Accounting, and is a Fellow member of Chartered Accountants Ireland.


Alfie Connolly

Compliance officer

Alfie joined the firm in November 2017. Alfie has 15 years of funds experience, with exposure to a huge range of fund structures and security types. For the 8 years prior to joining Inbhear, Alfie had been working on a number of fund projects, most recently moving to Compliance Projects, Trading Controls and AML Remediation. He has obtained an ACOI Diploma in Compliance and the LCOI designation. Since joining Inbhear, Alfie has successfully undertaken a Professional Certificate in GDPR Administration under the Institute of Banking. Alfie currently sits on the Irish Funds AML working group.