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Sean Hawkshaw, Executive Director & CEO, KBI Global Investors Ltd




Sean joined the firm in 1992 and has held a number of positions including Chief Operating Officer, Head of Client Servicing and Head of Business Development before assuming his current role. Sean graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1986 with a Bachelor of Business Studies degree and subsequently achieved first class honours in a Master of Business Studies specialising in Finance from University College Dublin in 1990.

He is a director and former chairman of the Irish Association of Investment Managers and served on the board of the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority between 2006 and 2016. Sean was previously a council member of the Irish Association of Pension Funds.

He began his investment management career in Bank of Ireland Asset Management where he worked from 1986 to 1992. He was appointed a director of KBI Global Investors Ltd in February 1994.