Des Johnson is a Senior Executive with 25 years of global, fund industry experience, having held senior positions at leading fund administrators in Ireland, Bermuda and the United States. Des has developed an extensive knowledge of all aspects of the industry, both offshore and onshore and has a particular specialism in creating a client and investor focused service model, ensuring consistent improvement of service and staff quality through a strong compliance and technology-led structure.
As Global Chief Revenue Officer, Des works to define sales strategies and products for each of Waystone’s business units and oversees the global Business Development Team. Des also works closely with the Marketing Team on coordinating the sales effort and global presence of Waystone.
Previously, Des served as the CEO of Centaur Fund Services US and prior to this was part of the Executive Team at SS&C where he managed more than 600 people across 12 countries. In addition, Des has held senior management positions at Citibank, BISYS Hedge Fund Services and IFS/State Street. Des has a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Dublin Business School.