Niall O’Brien is a Technology and Investment Consultant and Senior Finance Lecturer.
Niall has 25 years experience in capital markets, investment and trading. He was Financial Planner with Fortis (ABN Amro) and Stockbroker with Prudential Securities in San Diego, California, Foreign Exchange, Equity and Stock Exchange Floor Dealer with Dolmen Securities (Cantor Fitzgerald) and Senior Portfolio Manager, Fund Manager and Partner with Davy, Ireland’s leading investment bank. In the interim he has consulted in the areas of Risk Management in the Hedge Fund industry and in Financial Regulation.
Niall now lectures internationally in investment and finance and is Adjunct Fellow in Trinity College Dublin where he lectures in International Finance on the MSc Finance and Executive MBA programmes and in Queens University Belfast. More recently Niall has led several funding rounds for leading medical technology companies and is immersed in the local technology start-up ecosystem.
Niall is a Registered Representative of the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE), The Securities and Futures Authority (SFA), Euronext/Deutsche Boerse, The National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and an affiliate of the Chartered Insitute for Securities and Investment (CISI). He is a graduate of The Dublin Institute of Technology, Griffith College’s Centre for Training and Education and Harvard School of Economics.