Conor MacGuinness is Global Head of Onboarding and Relationship Management at Waystone Management Company (IE) Limited. He brings to this role his well-rounded experience in fund administration, with particular emphasis on alternative investment structures, which he gained in Ireland, Switzerland and Luxembourg. Conor is responsible for developing oversight and managing service delivery to clients as well as establishing a relationship management model for European products.
Prior to joining Waystone, Conor was Vice President and Manager of the Client Services Team for BNY Mellon, Alternative Investment Services from 2005 to 2013. In this role, he was responsible for managing a team of client service professionals covering a range of alternative asset manager clients (hedge, FOHF and PE) worth approx $100 billion AUA and covering Ireland, Luxembourg, Hong Kong and Tokyo offices.
From 1999 to 2004, Conor served as Team Leader, Operations (Dublin) for Man Investments, a leading provider of alternative investment solutions to private and institutional clients worldwide.
Conor holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business in Ireland and a Certificate in Investment Management from the Society of Investment Analysts (Ireland). He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance from Dublin City University.