Meet The Team
Co Managing Partner
Edward Simpson is a well-known marketing and business consultant to the asset management, projects, financial and professional services sectors – both onshore and offshore. He has over 25 years experience in assisting projects, small, medium and large funds, & some of the world’s leading law firms in developing and implementing their strategic business and marketing plans.
Edward has considerable expertise in ensuring projects, funds and offshore companies maximise their full potential and increase brand equity among their target audiences. Edward helps funds to tell their story, and then to raise capital. Edward also works with financial centres, Govt’s and the private sector to achieve their strategic objectives. Edward has a successful track record of helping his clients to increase their market cap, to generate all important interest.
Edward is a regular speaker on the circuit including conferences, events, and internally to large organisations for example recently presented ‘Social Media – Is it worth it?’ to 60+ leading US/UK Law Firm Managing Partners, presented ‘Digitalisation of Funds’ to 70+ Global Fund Distributions partners of a top four accountancy firm.
DUBLIN: + 353 (0) 1202 4444
DUBLIN Mobile: + 353 87 625 2225
Co Managing Partner
Benoît Egee is a Partner and Advisor to Finscoms Ltd, a full service communication and marketing business for those within the Investment Funds, Financial & Professional Services Sectors. Thanks to its client oriented approach and broad view of the financial industry, he helps its clients better market themselves and connect to the investment community.
Benoît previously held positions as CMO and BD Director for Arendt & Medernach, Head of Marketing for BGL BNP Paribas and COO for ING Private Banking Luxembourg. Benoît managed significant projects, from the creation of an asset management firm to the replacement of a national payment scheme.
LUXEMBOURG: +352 621 368 364
Ken Carmody has over 12 years experience trading in global markets. He has operated as a local trader, pit trader, market maker, proprietary trader and is a licensed commodities broker, leading to a working knowledge of the asset management having set up and launched a fund.
Ken has a history of successfully arbitraging Dollar Index (DX) markets and proprietary trading equities, gold and oil. Therefore he understands client issues associated with mounting regulation and the expectations placed on Start Ups by institutional allocators of derivatives etc. Ken has experience building trading companies from scratch and has expertise in getting investor quality attention. He has proved to be invaluable in Finscoms services – Fund Marketing, Fund Communications, and Fund Distribution.
Interests – Rugby, Football, Fitness, Hiking, Painting, Music, Travel and Food.
DUBLIN Mobile: + 353 87 650 8292
David has over ten years of proven graphic design work specialising in corporate identity, all forms of visual communication, and marketing media that accompany these fields. From web design to annual reports, from packaging to environmental design, David can develop, design and manage your project through complex printing, implementation to delivery.
David’s aim is to encourage success through strong clean design, efficient communication, and to do it with impact. He believes that the importance of good design and visual communication is immeasurable. But primarily David understands is communication with the client is key, to bring ideas forward and to reach their target market is the bottom line.
T: +353 (0) 1202 4444
Muriel has many years of marketing expertise having been account director within a large Irish Agency as well as Sales and Marketing Manager for House & Gardens Presentation Services
Muriel is the Account Director and works on a day to day basis with clients to achieve their objectives.
Interests – Interior design, property, Ireland, long walks and holidays
Muriel’s contact details:
T: +353 (0) 1202 4444
David Spring is a highly experienced marketing and business development professional having worked for over 30 years in the services sectors including finance and professional services, on and offshore.
He has operated for over 20 years at Board level and is renowned for his down to earth and practical approach to marketing and business development issues.
Also known for quickly identifying the key issues David has devised and implemented a wide range of marketing programmes that have produced significant increases to revenue and profit within a B2B service sector. His specific expertise lies in developing multi-faceted marketing programmes that use a highly targeted approach focusing on satisfying identified target client needs.
He is highly regarded as a public speaker and speaks regularly on the international stage on brand building, delivering customer service and how to make an intangible service have tangible benefits.
Interests – David has a passionate interest in food and is an accomplished chef, a qualified football coach and he enjoys winter-sports, reading and music. A keen gardener he takes much pleasure in growing his own herbs and vegetables.
David’s contact details are:
T: +44 (0) 1684 592235
M: +44(0)7832 328545
John Oppermann FCCA, MBA, CIFD
John Oppermann has been involved in the financial services sector for over 30 years in both London and Dublin. He has extensive experience with investment funds domiciled in various locations and across a variety of asset classes and investment strategies. John is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, holds an MBA from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and is a Certified Investment Fund Director.
He acts as an independent director to Asset Managers, UCITS and Alternative Fund structures. John co-founded The Fund Governance Boardroom Panel in 2014 and previously established JPO Corporate Services to provide corporate services to entities establishing operations in Ireland.
Mr Oppermann is a non-executive director for a number of companies and is a member of the Institute of Directors. John is one of the founding members of the Irish Fund Directors Association and has served on council from 2015 – 2018.