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Gerry Brennan

Maples and Calder Dublin
work 75 St. Stephen's Green Dublin 2 D02 PR50 Ireland
Director of Financial Services Regulatory
work, pref+353 1 619 2723
cell+353 87 146 7739


Gerry is a compliance and risk specialist, with over 10 years’ experience in senior roles, most recently at several London based global asset managers and previously at the Central Bank of Ireland, he engages with clients by combining a practical perspective with an in depth understanding of compliance requirements.

He has front line experience of the range of compliance responsibilities, with a focus on Ireland and the UK but also experience of other jurisdictions. He understands how to effectively implement regulatory requirements in many areas including, monitoring plans, client asset regimes, market abuse, suitability & appropriateness, conduct risk, financial promotions, anti-financial crime, MiFID, UCITS and AIFMD regulations. 

Gerry has managed and responded to regulatory reviews, enforcement actions and remediation plans from regulators across multiple jurisdictions, including the Central Bank of Ireland and the FCA, and has set-up and enhanced governance and control structures at multiple regulated entities.

Professional Background

Gerry started as Director of Financial Service Regulatory at Maples and Calder in 2017, prior to this he held senior compliance roles with several London based asset managers and previously worked at the Central Bank of Ireland.


ACOI, Professional Certificate in Compliance, 2014
NUI, Galway, Masters in Economic Science & International Finance, 2010
ACCA, Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management, 2009
Griffith College Dublin, BA in Journalism, 2004

Professional / Civic Activities

Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland

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