David Morrissey is Global Chief Commercial Officer at Waystone and is based in Dublin. David has over 25 years of experience in product development and client service covering mutual funds, UCITS and non-UCITS, offshore hedge funds and private equity funds in the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. At Waystone, David uses his vast experience to assist clients with structuring and developing products in their chosen market.
Prior to joining Waystone, David was Managing Director of the Business Development and Marketing Group at SEI Investments Global Investment Services, where he led the European Team and was responsible for developing new product services. He successfully secured and contracted SEI’s largest mandate in the history of its Investment Manager Services Division with over 80 products and portfolios with a combined total of assets under management in excess of $50 billion.
Joining SEI in 1997, David first served in various operational roles, and later in Client Service and Business Development. David headed the Shareholder Services Division and, later, the European Client Service Group. He also had responsibility for developing the European alternative hedge fund outsourcing business for SEI’s Investment Manager Services Division.
Educated at Newman College, Ireland, David has an ACCA, DipIFR/ACCA in Business Accounting and Finance, and is certified in Investments and Securities from the Institute of Bankers. David has been the recipient of academic awards from University College Dublin in Investment Banking and Private Portfolio Investment Planning and has been an Associate member of the Institute of Bankers of Ireland since 1994. David is actively involved with various industry working groups and is a frequent panelist and speaker at global industry events and seminars.