Brian is Director of Operations at Newcourt. He has extensive experience in the life and pensions industry spanning over 25 years, having worked both in Ireland and the UK in various life and pensions technical roles. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and is also Licentiate of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland.
Prior to joining Newcourt, Brian was the Life and Pensions Technical Support Manager for New Ireland Assurance. Brian is vice chairman of the pensions working group of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI) and sits on the DC Committee of the Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF). He was previously chairman of Insurance Ireland’s Pensions Committee.
Gillian Parkinson, Manager
Gillian joined Newcourt in July 2012 and has over 7 years’ experience in the pensions industry in both pensions administration and leadership roles.
She has worked in a variety of roles at Newcourt building up a wide range of experience and pensions technical knowledge during this time. She holds the Professional Diploma in Retirement Planning Advice (RPA) and is a Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA) through the Life Insurance Association (LIA) and University College Dublin (UCD).
Michael McGurrin, Head Accountant
Michael joined Newcourt Retirement Fund Managers Limited in May 2019. He previously held a number of senior finance roles in a variety of industries, most recently in the United Kingdom in the Insurance industry, and has over 10 years’ experience in Finance.
Michael is a Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) and a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA). He is also currently in the process of qualifying as a Chartered Tax Advisor (AITI).
Bernadette Peters, Head of Compliance
Bernadette joined Newcourt Retirement Fund Managers Limited in July 2019. She has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry in Ireland and the USA working in senior compliance roles in banks, broker/dealer, funds, payments services and trusts. She is a member of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI) and sat on the ACOI Finance Committee. She was also a member of the Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) and sat on the IFIA Trustee Committee, the European Fund Manager Association (EFMA) AIFMD working group, and the IFIA AIFMD and FATCA working groups.
Lisa Burton – Trustee Consultant
Lisa Burton joined Newcourt in 2009 and has over 10 years’ experience in the Pensions Industry. Lisa manages the Corporate Trustee area within Newcourt. She holds a Bachelor of Business in Information Technology with French, a Life Insurance Association Pensions Diploma (LIAP) and is a Qualified Pension Trustee (QPT) with the Irish Institute of Pensions Management (IIPM).
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