Michael Buckley is an Executive Director, with responsibility for supporting onboarding and providing governance services to UCITS and AIFMD structures.
Michael brings to this role significant experience in depositary oversight covering a broad spectrum of roles including delegate due diligence, fiduciary oversight, onboarding and sales support.
Prior to joining Waystone, he worked at Credit Suisse International, Dublin branch, where he was Vice President of the Depositary Unit with responsibility for supporting operational oversight, and managing regulatory and operational change. During this time, he served as the Credit Suisse representative on the Irish Funds Depositary and UCITS V committees.
He was previously employed by BNY Mellon Trust Company (Ireland) Ltd., with initial responsibility for trustee oversight of both UCITS and Non-UCITS clients as well as structured finance products. In addition, he served as Vice President of the BNY Mellon Trustee Transition Group with responsibility for onboarding of trustee related business, and oversight of appointed global sub custodian and prime brokers.
Michael holds a BSc. Finance degree from University College Cork and has a Certificate in Compliance from the Irish Bankers Institute and a Diploma in Applied Financial Law from the Law Society of Ireland. He represents DMS on the Irish Funds UCITS V committee.