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Irish Funds Boston Breakfast Seminar

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Our in-person Boston Breakfast will feature details and information on accessing international capital markets using Irish fund structures in addition to the latest on SFDR and what it means to be an ESG fund in Europe.

Convene, 201 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108
18 March 2022
8:00AM – 11:00AM
8:00AM - ​Registration & Breakfast

Kindly sponsored by Universal Investment 

- Introductions and MC

Alan Cuddihy, Grant Thornton, Chair of Irish Funds Events Working Group

9:00AM - Welcome Remarks

Pat Lardner, Chief Executive, Irish Funds

9:10AM - Irish Government Address

Norma Foley T.D., Minister for Education

9:20AM - ​Panel Discussion

Distribution - The opportunities of launching a European fund

Moderator: Paddy Walsh, CACEIS


  • Jane White, Granahan Investment Management
  • David Bohan, GMO Irish Funds
  • David Walsh, Dillon Eustace
9:55AM - Keynote Address

Innovating like a Startup

Alan Meaney, CEO, Fund Recs

10:15AM - ​Panel Discussion

Sustainability - The remarkable rise of ESG funds in Europe

Moderator: Iain Ferguson, McCann Fitzgerald


  • Simon Padley, KBI Global Investors
  • JoAnn Rossetti, Wellington Management
  • Pádraig Brosnan, Maples Group
10:55AM - Closing Remarks

Pat Lardner, CEO, Irish Funds

11:00AM - Seminar Concludes
Alan Cuddihy
Grant Thornton
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Norma Foley
Irish Government
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Paddy Walsh
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​Jane White
Granahan Investment Management
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David Bohan
GMO Irish Funds
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David Walsh
Dillon Eustace
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Alan Meaney
Fund Recs
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Iain Ferguson
McCann Fitzgerald
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Simon Padley
KBI Global Investors
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JoAnn Rossetti
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Pádraig Brosnan
Maples Group
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Pat Lardner
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