The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry
Tuesday, 28th September 2021

Finneran, Brian

Firm: MJ Hudson
Position: COO (Ireland)
Address: Ferry House, 48-53 Mount Street lower, Dublin 2, D02 PT98,
Phone: +353 1 566 9801

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Brian Finneran is an Irish resident with over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry and is the Designated Person for Fund Risk Management for Bridge Fund Management Limited.


Since joining MJ Hudson Bridge in November 2014, Brian has been appointed as the Designated Person (PCF-39), including for the Fund Risk Management function, to a number of self-managed UCITS funds, UCITS management companies and AIFMs. He has also undertaken a number of risk-based consultancy projects for asset managers.

Brian has acted as the long-term Risk Manager for an Irish Super Management Company with over €10bn in AUM in over 60 UCITS and non-UCITS sub-funds in Irish and Lux domiciled fund umbrellas with a full range of strategies. The Super Management retained portfolio management in Ireland and also appointed the parent company in Milan as a sub-investment manager. Brian chaired the Risk Committee which the Irish-based risk team and the risk team of the sub-investment manager in Milan reported in to on a monthly basis. He was also responsible for designing the AIFMD risk framework for the company and enhancing the risk framework of the management of the UCITS funds.


Brian holds a Degree in Accounting & Finance from Dublin City University and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.


Brian is a member of the Irish Funds Investment Risk Working group.