Sean HawkshawChief Executive Officer at KBI Global Investors
Sean joined the firm in 1992 and has held a number of positions including Chief Operating Officer, Head of Client Servicing and Head of Business Development before assuming his current role.
Sean graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1986 with a Bachelor of Business Studies degree and subsequently achieved first class honours in a Master of Business Studies specialising in Finance from University College Dublin in 1990.
He is a director and former chairman of the Irish Association of Investment Managers. Sean was previously a council member of the Irish Association of Pension Funds and also served on the board of the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority.
He is currently Director and President of the New Ireland Fund which is a closed-end management company which is listed on the NYSE. Sean began his investment management career in Bank of Ireland Asset Management where he worked from 1986 to 1992.
Sean is the executive sponsor for the firm’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Committee.