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Wednesday, 5th October 2022

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 22 years’ experience in the financial services industry and is a director of 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 an affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.


Brian is the chair of the Irish Funds Investment Risk Working group.