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Our Team

We share a well-balanced, open-minded approach in not only how we work together but how we build products to reduce complexity and uncertainty.

The team

A team of highly-qualified experts from the financial, regulatory and tech sectors

Engineering

Simon Hogan

Engineering and Product Development
Operations

Clodagh Byrne

Operations and Finance
Consulting

Kilian Doyle

Consulting

Simon Hogan

Engineering and Product Development
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Simon is responsible for  Engineering and Product Development for FinReg Global. He has over 15 years experience working in the highly regulated Gaming Industry providing high availability trading and management solutions across multiple jurisdictions.

In his role as Head of Product Development, Simon works closely with our Advisory and Compliance Subject Matter Experts, our End Users and our Technology Partners to ensure we are creating world class business and compliance solutions.

Previously Simon worked in Melbourne for 5 years for one of Australia’s largest IT consultants managing major financial reporting projects in Crown Casino and the automation of Melbourne Water’s planning system.

Simon has a B.A (Maths) and a B.A.I (Civil Engineering) from Trinity College, Dublin.

Clodagh Byrne

Operations and Finance

Clodagh is responsible for Operations and Finance in FinReg Global. In this role Clodagh is responsible for all product related matters including developing a product framework, collation of product feedback, managing partner relationships and the finances. She is a Chartered Accountant by Qualification.

Clodagh is was previously an Assistant Manager in EisnerAmper Ireland’s Risk and Regulatory department and worked with a wide range of clients in the Government, Financial Services and International Trade markets. Clodagh also holds an BSc in Physiology from University College Dublin.

Kilian Doyle

Consulting

Kilian is responsible for consulting on the development and management of RegTech solutions.  A Chartered Accountant , Kilian was a Director in EisnerAmper Ireland’s Advisory department and worked with clients closely in executing projects, change management programmes and advising on complex financial transactions and regulatory requirements.

In his role Kilian works closely with customers and is responsible for managing the relationship with our strategic alliance partner.  Kilian also acts as the subject matter expert on the development of products.

Kilian is also a lecturer with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Engineering

Sean Prenter

Apprentice Software Developer
Advisor

Dave Montgomery

Risk & Regulatory Expertise
Board Member

Alastair MacDonald

Strategy & Commercial

Sean Prenter

Apprentice Software Developer

Seán has joined FinReg Global as a FIT ICT Associate Professional Tech Apprentice Software Developer where he will be involved in planning projects, engineering and product development and platform support. Seán completed six months receiving industry training in Loughlinstown Training Centre where he completed modules such as object-oriented programming, web development and website software, and systems analysis and design. He is currently receiving industry training two days a week and working three days a week as part of our engineering team. By the end of his apprenticeship he will be qualified as a Software Developer with a Higher Certificate in Software Development and Industry Certifications. Prior to becoming an apprentice Seán achieved a Certificate in Software Development from Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute while also working in retail as a store assistant.

 

Seán is a keen sports fan, he has won three All-Ireland medals in soccer at schoolboy level for two different teams and was a member of UCD AFC at U-17 and U-19 level in the SEE Airtricity League where he achieved a Runner-Up medal. Seán is an avid Mixed Martial Arts enthusiast, he has been training in Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over two years and competes in Novice MMA and BJJ events every month.

David Montgomery

Risk & Regulatory Expertise

Dave is a member of the non-statutory Product Advisory Board that advises FinReg Global on the development and management of RegTech solutions. Dave, a Partner on the Risk & Regulatory team within EisnerAmper Ireland, advises financial services providers on risk, regulatory and compliance-related matters.

As Deputy Head of Risk within the Central Bank of Ireland, Dave was responsible for developing and implementing the Central Bank of Ireland’s regulatory risk appetite, risk assessment framework (PRISMTM) and the software to support it. Dave’s role in regulatory projects including Solvency II, MiFID, AIFMD, EMIR and CRDIV ensured that PRISM continued to meet operational requirements and provided the functionality to enable the Central Bank to demonstrate how it met its regulatory requirements (e.g. to the EBA, EIOPA, ESMA and the IMF).

Alastair MacDonald

Strategy & Commercial

Alastair is a board member of FinReg Global. Alastair has a B.Comm. Degree (Banking & Finance) from UCD. He trained as a Chartered Accountant with Schnittger & Associates, and subsequently joined Deloitte in 1998 as an Assurance & Advisory Manager in the Firm’s Financial Services group.

In his role as board member of FinReg Global, Alastair’s primary responsibilities are strategy and commercialisation.

Alastair is EisnerAmper Ireland’s Managing Partner and leads the Firm’s Advisory practice. He also sits on the Irish Funds Industry Association (“IFIA”) Private Equity Working Group, and is also on the board of a Singapore based private equity manager.

His work extents to sitting on the Regulatory Policy Board of Chartered Accountants Ireland. He is Vice-Chairman of the Quality Assurance Committee (“QAC”) of the Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board (“CARB”).  The QAC is responsible for ensuring compliance with regulations applicable to Chartered Accountants.  Alastair is also a former member of CARB’s Professional Standards Committee. He also sits on the NAMA Forum Committee of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Board member

Niall Devine

Commercial & Advisory
We take advantage of the best of fin and reg and how that's changing, and the best of tech, and how that's changing too.

Niall Devine

Commercial & Advisory

Niall is a Board Member of FinReg Global and was previously CEO. He is an electronic engineer by qualification, but has spent most of his career on the commercial rather than technical side of business.

In his role as CEO of FinReg Global, Niall’s primary responsibilities are for the setup of the business and the commercialisation of the software solutions that FRG produces.

Prior to FinReg Global, with over 15 years sales marketing and business development experience behind him in the contract manufacturing and telecoms industries, he set up his own business www.mycharity.ie in 2006. 7 years later the business was acquired by Blackbaud PLC.

Having exited the business from an ownership perspective Niall stayed working for the new owners for 3 years, cementing the business number 1 position in the charity fundraising space in Ireland, before leaving to pursue other interests culminating in joining FinReg Global.

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