Niall O’Brien is a Private Equity and Investment Consultant and Senior Finance Lecturer. Niall has over 20 years experience in capital markets, investment and trading. He was Financial Planner with Fortis Bank (ABN Amro) and Stockbroker with Prudential Securities in California, Institutional 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 Niall 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 International and Corporate Finance on the Executive MBA programme and on the MSc in Accounting and Finance programme in Queens University Belfast.
More recently he has successfully led several funding rounds for Dublin based medical technology companies. 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) and is a graduate of The Dublin Institute of Technology, Harvard School of Economics and Griffith College.